The e-ROSA project seeks to build a shared vision of a future sustainable e-infrastructure for research and education in agriculture in order to promote Open Science in this field and as such contribute to addressing related societal challenges. In order to achieve this goal, e-ROSA’s first objective is to bring together the relevant scientific communities and stakeholders and engage them in the process of coelaboration of an ambitious, practical roadmap that provides the basis for the design and implementation of such an e-infrastructure in the years to come.
This website highlights the results of a bibliometric analysis conducted at a global scale in order to identify key scientists and associated research performing organisations (e.g. public research institutes, universities, Research & Development departments of private companies) that work in the field of agricultural data sources and services. If you have any comment or feedback on the bibliometric study, please use the online form.
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- Evolution of the number of publications between 2005 and 2015
- Map of most publishing countries between 2005 and 2015
- Network of country collaborations
- Network of institutional collaborations (+10 publications)
- Network of keywords relating to data - Link
The antiporters, uniporters and symporters are the functional classes of MFS that play major role in ions homeostasis, regulation of pumps and channels, membrane structure, transporters activity in tolerance to abiotic stresses. Major facilitator superfamily (MFS) encodes Na+/H+ antiporter that are considered as being sensors of the molecule transports. A large number of MFS proteins have been identified in several plants, rice, maize, Arabidopsis etc. However, the majority of proteins in sorghum are described as putative, uncharacterized till date. This suggested that identified proteins of MFS in sorghum are far from saturation. Hence, we developed gene ontology (GO) terms semantic similarity based method using GOSemSim measure of R package. As a result, total 2,568 high (100 %) semantic similar orthologous proteins from 7 plant species were obtained. These data were used to predict function of 257 putative uncharacterized proteins from 18 families of MFS in Sorghum. Consequently, the identified proteins belonged to the function of regulation of pumps and channels, membrane structure, transporters activity, ions homeostasis, transporter mechanisms and binding process. These identified functions appear to have a distinct mechanism of salt-stress adaptation in plants. The proposed method will help in further identifying new proteins that can help in the development of agronomically and economically important plants.
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