Zhi Yong Wang


Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA


  1. Xu S, Chalkley R, Maynard J, Wang W, Ni W, Jiang X, et al. Proteomic analysis reveals O-GlcNAc modification on proteins with key regulatory functions in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017;114:E1536-E1543 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study generates a snapshot of the O-GlcNAc modification landscape in plants, indicating functions in many cellular regulation pathways and providing a powerful resource for further dissecting these functions at the molecular level. ..
  2. Wang Z, Bai M, Oh E, Zhu J. Brassinosteroid signaling network and regulation of photomorphogenesis. Annu Rev Genet. 2012;46:701-24 pubmed publisher
    ..The molecular connections in the BR signaling network demonstrate a robust steroid signaling system that has evolved in plants to orchestrate signal transduction, genome expression, metabolism, defense, and development. ..
  3. Hartwig T, Wang Z. The molecular circuit of steroid signalling in plants. Essays Biochem. 2015;58:71-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, several mechanisms of signal integration have been identified that explain how BRs and other hormonal and environmental signals co-regulate specific developmental outputs in a synergistic or antagonistic manner. ..
  4. Wang Z, Wang Q, Chong K, Wang F, Wang L, Bai M, et al. The brassinosteroid signal transduction pathway. Cell Res. 2006;16:427-34 pubmed
    ..The BR signaling pathway has become a paradigm for both receptor kinase signaling in plants and steroid signaling by cell surface receptors in general. ..
  5. Chaiwanon J, Wang W, Zhu J, Oh E, Wang Z. Information Integration and Communication in Plant Growth Regulation. Cell. 2016;164:1257-1268 pubmed publisher
    ..This review discusses our current understanding of the integrated intracellular and intercellular signaling networks that control plant growth. ..
  6. Chaiwanon J, Wang Z. Spatiotemporal brassinosteroid signaling and antagonism with auxin pattern stem cell dynamics in Arabidopsis roots. Curr Biol. 2015;25:1031-42 pubmed publisher
  7. Zhang Z, Zhu J, Roh J, Marchive C, Kim S, Meyer C, et al. TOR Signaling Promotes Accumulation of BZR1 to Balance Growth with Carbon Availability in Arabidopsis. Curr Biol. 2016;26:1854-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Such regulation of BZR1 accumulation by glucose-TOR signaling allows carbon availability to control the growth promotion hormonal programs, ensuring supply-demand balance in plant growth. ..
  8. Wei C, Chien C, Ai L, Zhao J, Zhang Z, Li K, et al. The Arabidopsis B-box protein BZS1/BBX20 interacts with HY5 and mediates strigolactone regulation of photomorphogenesis. J Genet Genomics. 2016;43:555-563 pubmed publisher
    ..These results demonstrate that BZS1 interacts with HY5 and plays a central role in integrating light and multiple hormone signals for photomorphogenesis in Arabidopsis. ..
  9. Zhu J, Li Y, Cao D, Yang H, Oh E, Bi Y, et al. The F-box Protein KIB1 Mediates Brassinosteroid-Induced Inactivation and Degradation of GSK3-like Kinases in Arabidopsis. Mol Cell. 2017;66:648-657.e4 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study demonstrates that KIB1 plays an essential role in BR signaling by inhibiting BIN2 through dual mechanisms of blocking substrate access and promoting degradation. ..

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  1. Chaiwanon J, Garcia V, Cartwright H, Sun Y, Wang Z. Immunophilin-like FKBP42/TWISTED DWARF1 Interacts with the Receptor Kinase BRI1 to Regulate Brassinosteroid Signaling in Arabidopsis. Mol Plant. 2016;9:593-600 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that FKBP42/TWD1 plays a specific role in the activation of BRI1 receptor kinase. ..