Jia Li


Affiliation: Lanzhou University
Country: China


  1. Shi T, Dimitrov I, Zhang Y, Tax F, Yi J, Gou X, et al. Accelerated rates of protein evolution in barley grain and pistil biased genes might be legacy of domestication. Plant Mol Biol. 2015;89:253-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Our analyses provide insights into how domestication differentially shaped the evolution of genes specific to different organs of a crop species, and implications for future functional studies of domestication genes. ..
  2. Wei Z, Li J. Brassinosteroids Regulate Root Growth, Development, and Symbiosis. Mol Plant. 2016;9:86-100 pubmed publisher
    ..In this review, current findings on the functions of BRs in mediating root growth, development, and symbiosis are discussed. ..
  3. Zhou Y, Zhang D, An J, Yin H, Fang S, Chu J, et al. TCP Transcription Factors Regulate Shade Avoidance via Directly Mediating the Expression of Both PHYTOCHROME INTERACTING FACTORs and Auxin Biosynthetic Genes. Plant Physiol. 2018;176:1850-1861 pubmed publisher
    ..TCP17 binds to the promoters of PIFs and YUCCAs to indirectly or directly up-regulate auxin levels in shade. These data provide new insights into our better understanding of the regulatory mechanisms of SAS in plants. ..
  4. Wu Y, Xun Q, Guo Y, Zhang J, Cheng K, Shi T, et al. Genome-Wide Expression Pattern Analyses of the Arabidopsis Leucine-Rich Repeat Receptor-Like Kinases. Mol Plant. 2016;9:289-300 pubmed publisher
    ..The results provide valuable resources for functionally elucidating this large and essential signaling protein subfamily. ..
  5. Zhao B, Lv M, Feng Z, Campbell T, Liscum E, Li J. TWISTED DWARF 1 Associates with BRASSINOSTEROID-INSENSITIVE 1 to Regulate Early Events of the Brassinosteroid Signaling Pathway. Mol Plant. 2016;9:582-92 pubmed publisher
    ..These results provide better understanding of the early events of the BR signaling pathway. ..
  6. Wei Z, Yuan T, Tarkowska D, Kim J, Nam H, Novak O, et al. Brassinosteroid Biosynthesis Is Modulated via a Transcription Factor Cascade of COG1, PIF4, and PIF5. Plant Physiol. 2017;174:1260-1273 pubmed publisher
    ..These results demonstrated that COG1 regulates BR biosynthesis via up-regulating the transcription of PIF4 and PIF5. ..
  7. An J, Guo Z, Gou X, Li J. TCP1 positively regulates the expression of DWF4 in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Signal Behav. 2011;6:1117-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Overexpression of TCP1 partially suppresses the defective phenotypes of bri1-5 via direct up-regulation of DWF4, one of the target genes of TCP1. ..
  8. Gao Y, Zhang D, Li J. TCP1 Modulates DWF4 Expression via Directly Interacting with the GGNCCC Motifs in the Promoter Region of DWF4 in Arabidopsis thaliana. J Genet Genomics. 2015;42:383-92 pubmed publisher
    ..More significantly, whole genome microarray analyses indicate that TCP1 can directly or indirectly regulate the expression of many other genes known to be important for normal plant growth and development. ..
  9. Sun C, Yan K, Han J, Tao L, Lv M, Shi T, et al. Scanning for New BRI1 Mutations via TILLING Analysis. Plant Physiol. 2017;174:1881-1896 pubmed publisher
    ..These data provide additional insights into our understanding of the early events in the brassinosteroid signaling pathway. ..

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  1. Cheng X, Gou X, Yin H, Mysore K, Li J, Wen J. Functional characterisation of brassinosteroid receptor MtBRI1 in Medicago truncatula. Sci Rep. 2017;7:9327 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, the results indicate that MtBRI1 is the BR receptor in M. truncatula and that BR signaling may play a conserved role in balancing plant growth and defenses. ..