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Strain Id TOMJPF00001 
Strain Name Micro-Tom (MT-J) 
Strain Type Wild type cultivars 
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Total harvested seed  
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Ueta R, Abe C, Watanabe T, Sugano SS, Ishihara R, Ezura H, Osakabe Y, Osakabe K.
Sci Rep  2017 7(1)   507  
Rapid breeding of parthenocarpic tomato plants using CRISPR/Cas9.
[PubMed ID = 28360425
Shimatani Z, Kashojiya S, Takayama M, Terada R, Arazoe T, Ishii H, Teramura H, Yamamoto T, Komatsu H, Miura K, Ezura H, Nishida K, Ariizumi T, Kondo A.
Nat. Biotechnol.  2017
Targeted base editing in rice and tomato using a CRISPR-Cas9 cytidine deaminase fusion.
[PubMed ID = 28346401
Kudo T, Kobayashi M, Terashima S, Katayama M, Ozaki S, Kanno M, Saito M, Yokoyama K, Ohyanagi H, Aoki K, Kubo Y, Yano K.
Plant Cell Physiol.  2017
TOMATOMICS: A Web Database for Integrated Omics Information in Tomato.
[PubMed ID = 28111364
Hao S, Ariizumi T, Ezura H.
Plant Cell Physiol.  2017
SEXUAL STERILITY is Essential for Both Male and Female Gametogenesis in Tomato.
[PubMed ID = 28082517
Garcia V, Bres C, Just D, Fernandez L, Tai FW, Mauxion JP, Le Paslier MC, Bérard A, Brunel D, Aoki K, Alseekh S, Fernie AR, Fraser PD, Rothan C.
Nat Protoc  2016 11(12)   2401-2418  
Rapid identification of causal mutations in tomato EMS populations via mapping-by-sequencing.
[PubMed ID = 27809315
Sasaki T, Tsuchiya Y, Ariyoshi M, Nakano R, Ushijima K, Kubo Y, Mori IC, Higashiizumi E, Galis I, Yamamoto Y.
Plant Cell Physiol.  2016 57(11)   2367-2379  
Two Members of the Aluminum-Activated Malate Transporter Family, SlALMT4 and SlALMT5, are Expressed during Fruit Development, and the Overexpression of SlALMT5 Alters Organic Acid Contents in Seeds in Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum).
[PubMed ID = 27615796
Wang N, Duhita N, Ariizumi T, Ezura H.
Plant Physiol. Biochem.  2016 108   71-78  
Involvement of vacuolar processing enzyme SlVPE5 in post-transcriptional process of invertase in sucrose accumulation in tomato.
[PubMed ID = 27423072
Kudo T, Sasaki Y, Terashima S, Matsuda-Imai N, Takano T, Saito M, Kanno M, Ozaki S, Suwabe K, Suzuki G, Watanabe M, Matsuoka M, Takayama S, Yano K.
Genes Genet Syst.  2016 91(2)   111-125  
Identification of reference genes for quantitative expression analysis using large-scale RNA-seq data of Arabidopsis thaliana and model crop plants.
[PubMed ID = 27040147
Fernandez-Moreno JP, Tzfadia O, Forment J, Presa S, Rogachev I, Meir S, Orzaez D, Aharoni A, Granell A.
Plant Physiol.  2016 171(3)   1821-36  
Characterization of a New Pink-Fruited Tomato Mutant Results in the Identification of a Null Allele of the SlMYB12 Transcription Factor.
[PubMed ID = 27208285
Kunishima M, Yamauchi Y, Mizutani M, Kuse M, Takikawa H, Sugimoto Y.
J Biol Chem.  2016 291(27)   14023-33  
Identification of (Z)-3:(E)-2-Hexenal Isomerases Essential to the Production of the Leaf Aldehyde in Plants.
[PubMed ID = 27129773
Lu Y, Yasuda S, Li X, Fukao Y, Tohge T, Fernie AR, Matsukura C, Ezura H, Sato T, Yamaguchi J.
J Proteomics  2016 143   254-64  
Characterization of ubiquitin ligase SlATL31 and proteomic analysis of 14-3-3 targets in tomato fruit tissue (Solanum lycopersicum L.).
[PubMed ID = 27113132
Thagun C, Imanishi S, Kudo T, Nakabayashi R, Ohyama K, Mori T, Kawamoto K, Nakamura Y, Katayama M, Nonaka S, Matsukura C, Yano K, Ezura H, Saito K, Hashimoto T, Shoji T.
Plant Cell Physiol.  2016 57(5)   961-75  
Jasmonate-Responsive ERF Transcription Factors Regulate Steroidal Glycoalkaloid Biosynthesis in Tomato.
[PubMed ID = 27084593
Müller F, Xu J, Kristensen L, Wolters-Arts M, de Groot PF, Jansma SY, Mariani C, Park S, Rieu I.
PLoS ONE  2016 11(12)   e0167614  
High-Temperature-Induced Defects in Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Anther and Pollen Development Are Associated with Reduced Expression of B-Class Floral Patterning Genes.
[PubMed ID = 27936079
Shikata M, Ezura H.
Methods Mol. Biol.  2016 1363   47-55  
Micro-Tom Tomato as an Alternative Plant Model System: Mutant Collection and Efficient Transformation.
[PubMed ID = 26577780
Shikata M, Hoshikawa K, Ariizumi T, Fukuda N, Yamazaki Y, Ezura H.
Plant Cell Physiol.  2015
TOMATOMA Update: Phenotypic and Metabolite Information in the Micro-Tom Mutant Resource.
[PubMed ID = 26719120
Huang YX, Yin YG, Sanuki A, Fukuda N, Ezura H, Matsukura C.
Plant Physiol. Biochem.  2015 96   417-25  
Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK) deficiency affects the germination, growth and fruit sugar content in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.).
[PubMed ID = 26381194
Takayama M, Koike S, Kusano M, Matsukura C, Saito K, Ariizumi T, Ezura H.
Plant Cell Physiol.  2015 56(8)   1533-45  
Tomato Glutamate Decarboxylase Genes SlGAD2 and SlGAD3 Play Key Roles in Regulating γ-Aminobutyric Acid Levels in Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum).
[PubMed ID = 26009591
Shinozaki Y, Hao S, Kojima M, Sakakibara H, Ozeki-Iida Y, Zheng Y, Fei Z, Zhong S, Giovannoni JJ, Rose JK, Okabe Y, Heta Y, Ezura H, Ariizumi T.
Plant J.  2015 83(2)   237-51  
Ethylene suppresses tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) fruit set through modification of gibberellin metabolism.
[PubMed ID = 25996898
Tsuchiya M, Satoh S, Iwai H.
Front Plant Sci  2015 6   323  
Distribution of XTH, expansin, and secondary-wall-related CesA in floral and fruit abscission zones during fruit development in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum).
[PubMed ID = 26029225
Iwase A, Mita K, Nonaka S, Ikeuchi M, Koizuka C, Ohnuma M, Ezura H, Imamura J, Sugimoto K.
J Plant Res.  2015 128(3)   389-97  
WIND1-based acquisition of regeneration competency in Arabidopsis and rapeseed.
[PubMed ID = 25810222
Shirasawa K, Hirakawa H, Nunome T, Tabata S, Isobe S.
Plant Biotechnol. J.  2015
Genome-wide survey of artificial mutations induced by ethyl methanesulfonate and gamma rays in tomato.
[PubMed ID = 25689669
Yamazaki H, Suzui N, Yin YG, Kawachi N, Ishii S, Shimada H, Fujimaki S
Plant Biotechnology.  2015
Live-imaging evaluation of the efficacy of elevated CO
2 concentration in a closed cultivation system for the improvement of bioproduction in tomato fruits
Sawai S, Ohyama K, Yasumoto S, Seki H, Sakuma T, Yamamoto T, Takebayashi Y, Kojima M, Sakakibara H, Aoki T, Muranaka T, Saito K, Umemoto N.
Plant Cell  2014 26(9)   3763-74  
Sterol side chain reductase 2 is a key enzyme in the biosynthesis of cholesterol, the common precursor of toxic steroidal glycoalkaloids in potato.
[PubMed ID = 25217510
Ariizumi T, Kishimoto S, Kakami R, Maoka T, Hirakawa H, Suzuki Y, Ozeki Y, Shirasawa K, Bernillon S, Okabe Y, Moing A, Asamizu E, Rothan C, Ohmiya A, Ezura H.
Plant J.  2014 79(3)   453-65  
Identification of the carotenoid modifying gene PALE YELLOW PETAL 1 as an essential factor in xanthophyll esterification and yellow flower pigmentation in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum).
[PubMed ID = 24888879
Ohyama K, Okawa A, Fujimoto Y.
Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett.  2014 24(15)   3556-8  
Biosynthesis of steroidal alkaloids in Solanaceae plants: incorporation of 3β-hydroxycholest-5-en-26-al into tomatine with tomato seedlings.
[PubMed ID = 24909078
Chusreeaeom K, Ariizumi T, Asamizu E, Okabe Y, Shirasawa K, Ezura H.
Mol. Genet. Genomics  2014 289(3)   399-409  
A novel tomato mutant, Solanum lycopersicum elongated fruit1 (Slelf1), exhibits an elongated fruit shape caused by increased cell layers in the proximal region of the ovary.
[PubMed ID = 24519535
Kobayashi M, Nagasaki H, Garcia V, Just D, Bres C, Mauxion JP, Le Paslier MC, Brunel D, Suda K, Minakuchi Y, Toyoda A, Fujiyama A, Toyoshima H, Suzuki T, Igarashi K, Rothan C, Kaminuma E, Nakamura Y, Yano K, Aoki K.
Plant Cell Physiol.  2014 55(2)   445-54  
Genome-wide analysis of intraspecific DNA polymorphism in 'Micro-Tom', a model cultivar of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum).
[PubMed ID = 24319074
Takizawa A, Hyodo H, Wada K, Ishii T, Satoh S, Iwai H.
PLoS ONE  2014 9(2)   e89871  
Regulatory specialization of xyloglucan (XG) and glucuronoarabinoxylan (GAX) in pericarp cell walls during fruit ripening in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum).
[PubMed ID = 24587088
Uraguchi S, Kato Y, Hanaoka H, Miwa K, Fujiwara T.
Front Plant Sci  2014 5   125  
Generation of boron-deficiency-tolerant tomato by overexpressing an Arabidopsis thaliana borate transporter AtBOR1.
[PubMed ID = 24744768
Wada T, Kunihiro A, Tominaga-Wada R.
PLoS ONE  2014 9(9)   e109093  
Arabidopsis CAPRICE (MYB) and GLABRA3 (bHLH) control tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) anthocyanin biosynthesis.
[PubMed ID = 25268379
Shirasawa K, Fukuoka H, Matsunaga H, Kobayashi Y, Kobayashi I, Hirakawa H, Isobe S, Tabata S.
DNA Res.  2013 20(6)   593-603  
Genome-wide association studies using single nucleotide polymorphism markers developed by re-sequencing of the genomes of cultivated tomato.
[PubMed ID = 23903436
Terao A, Hyodo H, Satoh S, Iwai H.
J Plant Res.  2013 126(5)   719-28  
Changes in the distribution of cell wall polysaccharides in early fruit pericarp and ovule, from fruit set to early fruit development, in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum).
[PubMed ID = 23455617
Hirakawa H, Shirasawa K, Ohyama A, Fukuoka H, Aoki K, Rothan C, Sato S, Isobe S, Tabata S.
DNA Res.  2013 20(3)   221-33  
Genome-wide SNP genotyping to infer the effects on gene functions in tomato.
[PubMed ID = 23482505
Koike S, Matsukura C, Takayama M, Asamizu E, Ezura H.
Plant Cell Physiol.  2013 54(5)   793-807  
Suppression of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) transaminases induces prominent GABA accumulation, dwarfism and infertility in the tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.).
[PubMed ID = 23435575
Ohyama K, Okawa A, Moriuchi Y, Fujimoto Y.
Phytochemistry  2013 89   26-31  
Biosynthesis of steroidal alkaloids in Solanaceae plants: involvement of an aldehyde intermediate during C-26 amination.
[PubMed ID = 23473422
Kurokawa N, Hirai T, Takayama M, Hiwasa-Tanase K, Ezura H.
Plant Cell Rep.  2013 32(4)   529-36  
An E8 promoter-HSP terminator cassette promotes the high-level accumulation of recombinant protein predominantly in transgenic tomato fruits: a case study of miraculin.
[PubMed ID = 23306632
Aoki K, Ogata Y, Igarashi K, Yano K, Nagasaki H, Kaminuma E, Toyoda A.
Breed Sci.  2013 63(1)   14-20  
Functional genomics of tomato in a post-genome-sequencing phase.
[PubMed ID = 23641177
Hyodo H, Terao A, Furukawa J, Sakamoto N, Yurimoto H, Satoh S, Iwai H.
PLoS ONE  2013 8(11)   e78949  
Tissue specific localization of pectin-Ca²⁺ cross-linkages and pectin methyl-esterification during fruit ripening in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum).
[PubMed ID = 24236073
Reuscher S, Akiyama M, Mori C, Aoki K, Shibata D, Shiratake K.
PLoS ONE  2013 8(11)   e79052  
Genome-wide identification and expression analysis of aquaporins in tomato.
[PubMed ID = 24260152
Tominaga-Wada R, Nukumizu Y, Sato S, Wada T.
PLoS ONE  2013 8(1)   e54019  
Control of plant trichome and root-hair development by a tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) R3 MYB transcription factor.
[PubMed ID = 23326563
Ejima C, Uwatoko T, Ngan BT, Honda H, Shimizu N, Kiyohara S, Hamasaki R, Sawa S
Nematological Research  2012 41(2)   35-40  
SNPs of CLAVATA receptors in tomato, in the context of root-knot nematode infection.
Miura K, Sato A, Shiba H, Kang SW, Kamada H, Ezura H
Plant Biotechnology.  2012 29   261–269  
Accumulation of antioxidants and antioxidant activity in tomato, Solanum lycopersicum, are enhanced by the transcription factor SlICE1
Miura K, Shiba H, Ohta M, Kang SW, Sato A, Yuasa T, Iwaya-Inoue M, Kamada H, Ezura H
Plant Biotechnology.  2012 29   253–260  
SlICE1encoding a MYC-type transcription factor controls cold tolerance in tomato, Solanum lycopersicum
Aouini A, Matsukura C, Ezura H, Asamizu E.
Gene  2012 493(1)   36-43  
Characterisation of 13 glutamate receptor-like genes encoded in the tomato genome by structure, phylogeny and expression profiles.
[PubMed ID = 22143033
Hirai T, Kim YW, Kato K, Hiwasa-Tanase K, Ezura H.
Transgenic Res.  2011 20(6)   1285-92  
Uniform accumulation of recombinant miraculin protein in transgenic tomato fruit using a fruit-ripening-specific E8 promoter.
[PubMed ID = 21359850
Okabe Y, Asamizu E, Saito T, Matsukura C, Ariizumi T, Brès C, Rothan C, Mizoguchi T, Ezura H.
Plant Cell Physiol.  2011 52(11)   1994-2005  
Tomato TILLING technology: development of a reverse genetics tool for the efficient isolation of mutants from Micro-Tom mutant libraries.
[PubMed ID = 21965606
Ariizumi T, Higuchi K, Arakaki S, Sano T, Asamizu E, Ezura H.
J Exp Bot.  2011 62(8)   2773-86  
Genetic suppression analysis in novel vacuolar processing enzymes reveals their roles in controlling sugar accumulation in tomato fruits.
[PubMed ID = 21282322
Koeduka T, Shitan N, Kumano T, Sasaki K, Sugiyama A, Linley P, Kawasaki T, Ezura H, Kuzuyama T, Yazaki K.
Plant Biol (Stuttg)  2011 13(2)   411-5  
Production of prenylated flavonoids in tomato fruits expressing a prenyltransferase gene from Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2).
[PubMed ID = 21309988
Neily MH, Matsukura C, Maucourt M, Bernillon S, Deborde C, Moing A, Yin YG, Saito T, Mori K, Asamizu E, Rolin D, Moriguchi T, Ezura H.
J Plant Physiol.  2011 168(3)   242-52  
Enhanced polyamine accumulation alters carotenoid metabolism at the transcriptional level in tomato fruit over-expressing spermidine synthase.
[PubMed ID = 20708298
Neily MH, Baldet P, Arfaoui I, Saito T, Li Q, Asamizu E, Matsukura C, Moriguchi T, Ezura H.
Plant Biotechnology.  2011 28   33-42  
Overexpression of apple spermidine synthase 1 (MdSPDS1) leads to significant salt tolerance in tomato plants
Saito T, Ariizumi T, Okabe Y, Asamizu E, Hiwasa-Tanase K, Fukuda N, Mizoguchi T, Yamazaki Y, Aoki K, Ezura H.
Plant Cell Physiol.  2011 52(2)   283-96  
TOMATOMA: a novel tomato mutant database distributing Micro-Tom mutant collections.
[PubMed ID = 21258066
Hiwasa-Tanase K, Nyarubona M, Hirai T, Kato K, Ichikawa T, Ezura H.
Plant Cell Rep.  2011 30(1)   113-24  
High-level accumulation of recombinant miraculin protein in transgenic tomatoes expressing a synthetic miraculin gene with optimized codon usage terminated by the native miraculin terminator.
[PubMed ID = 21076835
Kusano M, Redestig H, Hirai T, Oikawa A, Matsuda F, Fukushima A, Arita M, Watanabe S, Yano M, Hiwasa-Tanase K, Ezura H, Saito K.
PLoS ONE  2011 6(2)   e16989  
Covering chemical diversity of genetically-modified tomatoes using metabolomics for objective substantial equivalence assessment.
[PubMed ID = 21359231
Okazaki M, Higuchi K, Aouini A, Ezura H.
J Pineal Res.  2010 49(3)   239-47  
Lowering intercellular melatonin levels by transgenic analysis of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase from rice in tomato plants.
[PubMed ID = 20609074
Kim YW, Hirai T, Kato K, Hiwasa-Tanase K, Ezura H.
Plant Biotechnology.  2010 27(4)   333-338  
Gene dosage and genetic background affect miraculin accumulation in transgenic tomato fruits.
Kato K, Yoshida R, Kikuzaki A, Hirai T, Kuroda H, Hiwasa-Tanase K, Takane K, Ezura H, Mizoguchi T.
J Agric Food Chem.  2010 58(17)   9505-10  
Molecular breeding of tomato lines for mass production of miraculin in a plant factory.
[PubMed ID = 20695489
Yin YG, Tominaga T, Iijima Y, Aoki K, Shibata D, Ashihara H, Nishimura S, Ezura H, Matsukura C.
Plant Cell Physiol.  2010 51(8)   1300-14  
Metabolic alterations in organic acids and gamma-aminobutyric acid in developing tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) fruits.
[PubMed ID = 20595461
Naka Y, Watanabe K, Sagor GH, Niitsu M, Pillai MA, Kusano T, Takahashi Y.
Plant Physiol. Biochem.  2010 48(7)   527-33  
Quantitative analysis of plant polyamines including thermospermine during growth and salinity stress.
[PubMed ID = 20137962
Ozaki S, Ogata Y, Suda K, Kurabayashi A, Suzuki T, Yamamoto N, Iijima Y, Tsugane T, Fujii T, Konishi C, Inai S, Bunsupa S, Yamazaki M, Shibata D, Aoki K.
DNA Res.  2010 17(2)   105-16  
Coexpression analysis of tomato genes and experimental verification of coordinated expression of genes found in a functionally enriched coexpression module.
[PubMed ID = 20130013
Kim YW, Kato K, Hirai T, Hiwasa-Tanase K, Ezura H.
J Agric Food Chem.  2010 58(1)   282-6  
Spatial and developmental profiling of miraculin accumulation in transgenic tomato fruits expressing the miraculin gene constitutively.
[PubMed ID = 20014854
Aoki K, Yano K, Suzuki A, Kawamura S, Sakurai N, Suda K, Kurabayashi A, Suzuki T, Tsugane T, Watanabe M, Ooga K, Torii M, Narita T, Shin-I T, Kohara Y, Yamamoto N, Takahashi H, Watanabe Y, Egusa M, Kodama M, Ichinose Y, Kikuchi M, Fukushima S, Okabe A, Arie T, Sato Y, Yazawa K, Satoh S, Omura T, Ezura H, Shibata D.
BMC Genomics  2010 11   210  
Large-scale analysis of full-length cDNAs from the tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) cultivar Micro-Tom, a reference system for the Solanaceae genomics.
[PubMed ID = 20350329
Okazaki M, Higuchi K, Hanawa Y, Shiraiwa Y, Ezura H.
J Pineal Res.  2009 46(4)   373-82  
Cloning and characterization of a Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cDNA arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase and its use in the genetic engineering of melatonin content in the Micro-Tom tomato.
[PubMed ID = 19552760
Okazaki M, Ezura H.
J Pineal Res.  2009 46(3)   338-43  
Profiling of melatonin in the model tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) cultivar Micro-Tom.
[PubMed ID = 19317796
Akihiro T, Koike S, Tani R, Tominaga T, Watanabe S, Iijima Y, Aoki K, Shibata D, Ashihara H, Matsukura C, Akama K, Fujimura T, Ezura H.
Plant Cell Physiol.  2008 49(9)   1378-89  
Biochemical mechanism on GABA accumulation during fruit development in tomato.
[PubMed ID = 18713763
Tomikubo Y., Yuasa T., Iwaya-Inoue M.
Cryobiology and Cryotechnology  2007 Vol. 53, No. 2   95-100  
Analysis of chilling-induced trehalose-6-phosphate synthase (TPS) in tomato plants
Yuasa T., Tomikubo Y., Inoue A., Yamauchi T., Iwaya-Inoue M.
Cryobiology and Cryotechnology  2007 Vol. 53, No. 2   13-19  
Trehalose metabolism-related enzymes and a novel SNF1-related protein kinase in miniature tomato cultivar Micro-Tom (Solanum lycopersicum L.)
Yuasa T.,Tomokubo Y., Yamauchi A., Inoue A.,Iwaya-Inoue M.
Plant Biotechnology.  2007 Vol. 24, No. 4   401-408  
Environmental stresses activate a tomato SNF1-related protein kinase 2 homolog, SlSnRK2C

Additional Information

Germination rate (%) 0.0 
Mutation rate (%) 0.0 
First flowering date 2010/02/08 
First fruit harvesting date 2010/02/08 
Flower to fruit period  

Metabolite Info.

Sample No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Number of Fruits 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Fresh Weight / Fruit (g) 2.5 1.4 2.0 1.5 1.9 2.9 2.9 3.0
Brix (%) 4.2 4.1 4.5 5.3 4.4 4.8 5.0 4.6
Carotenoids (µg / gFW) 16.8 18.7 14.7 17.4 14.3 11.9 12.2 11.0
Harvested 2013summer 2013summer 2013summer 2013summer 2013summer 2014summer 2014summer 2014summer

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