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- Cao D, Hussain A, Cheng H, Peng J. Loss of function of four DELLA genes leads to light- and gibberellin-independent seed germination in Arabidopsis. Planta. 2005;223:105-13 pubmed..Therefore, DELLA proteins likely act as integrators of environmental and endogenous cues to regulate seed germination. ..
- Hussain A, Cao D, Peng J. Identification of conserved tyrosine residues important for gibberellin sensitivity of Arabidopsis RGL2 protein. Planta. 2007;226:475-83 pubmed
- Chua C, Biermann D, Goo K, Sim T. Elucidation of active site residues of Arabidopsis thaliana flavonol synthase provides a molecular platform for engineering flavonols. Phytochemistry. 2008;69:66-75 pubmed..027+/-0.0028 mM) compared to wild-type (Km: 0.059+/-0.0063 mM). These observations support the notion that aFLS can be selectively mutated to improve the catalytic activity of the enzyme for quercetin production. ..
- Jiang L, Yang S, Xie L, Puah C, Zhang X, Yang W, et al. VANGUARD1 encodes a pectin methylesterase that enhances pollen tube growth in the Arabidopsis style and transmitting tract. Plant Cell. 2005;17:584-96 pubmed..Our study suggests that the VGD1 product is required for growth of the pollen tube, possibly via modifying the cell wall and enhancing the interaction of the pollen tube with the female style and transmitting tract tissues. ..
- Lim T, Chitra T, Han P, Pua E, Yu H. Cloning and characterization of Arabidopsis and Brassica juncea flavin-containing amine oxidases. J Exp Bot. 2006;57:4155-69 pubmed..Furthermore, it was found that the effect of FAO activity on shoot regeneration was exerted downstream of the Enhancer of Shoot Regeneration (ESR1) gene, which may function in a branch of the cytokinin signalling pathway. ..
- Hu Y, Xie Q, Chua N. The Arabidopsis auxin-inducible gene ARGOS controls lateral organ size. Plant Cell. 2003;15:1951-61 pubmed..These results suggest that ARGOS may transduce auxin signals downstream of AXR1 to regulate cell proliferation and organ growth through ANT during organogenesis. ..
- Tao Z, Shen L, Liu C, Liu L, Yan Y, Yu H. Genome-wide identification of SOC1 and SVP targets during the floral transition in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2012;70:549-61 pubmed publisher..Taken together, these findings revealed that feedback regulatory loops mediated by SOC1 and SVP are essential components of the gene regulatory networks that underpin the integration of flowering signals during floral transition. ..
- Stamm P, Kumar P. Auxin and gibberellin responsive Arabidopsis SMALL AUXIN UP RNA36 regulates hypocotyl elongation in the light. Plant Cell Rep. 2013;32:759-69 pubmed publisher..Therefore, we propose that it could act as one of the converging points of auxin and gibberellin signal integration in controlling key plant developmental events. Hence, we named the gene RESPONSE TO AUXINS AND GIBBERELLINS 1 (RAG1). ..
- Wang Y, Kumar P. Characterization of two ethylene receptors PhERS1 and PhETR2 from petunia: PhETR2 regulates timing of anther dehiscence. J Exp Bot. 2007;58:533-44 pubmed..Tandem affinity purification (TAP)-tagged PhERS1 was transiently expressed in Nicotiana benthamiana leaves. Gel filtration analysis showed that TAP-PhERS1 forms an approximately 300 kDa protein complex in vivo. ..
- He Y. Control of the transition to flowering by chromatin modifications. Mol Plant. 2009;2:554-564 pubmed publisher..Regulation of FLC expression provides a paradigm for control of the expression of other developmental genes in plants through chromatin mechanisms. ..
- Xie Q, Frugis G, Colgan D, Chua N. Arabidopsis NAC1 transduces auxin signal downstream of TIR1 to promote lateral root development. Genes Dev. 2000;14:3024-36 pubmed..Finally, TIR1-induced lateral root development is blocked by expression of antisense NAC1 cDNA, and NAC1 overexpression can restore lateral root formation in the auxin-response mutant tir1, indicating that NAC1 acts downstream of TIR1. ..
- Chua L, Shan X, Wang J, Peng W, Zhang G, Xie D. Proteomics study of COI1-regulated proteins in Arabidopsis flower. J Integr Plant Biol. 2010;52:410-9 pubmed publisher..Further function analyses of these genes would provide new insights into the molecular basis of COI1-regulated male fertility. ..
- Gu X, Le C, Wang Y, Li Z, Jiang D, Wang Y, et al. Arabidopsis FLC clade members form flowering-repressor complexes coordinating responses to endogenous and environmental cues. Nat Commun. 2013;4:1947 pubmed publisher..Our results collectively suggest that the FLOWERING LOCUS C clade members act as part of several MADS-domain complexes with partial redundancy, which integrate responses to endogenous and environmental cues to control flowering. ..
- Ramamoorthy R, Jiang S, Ramachandran S. Oryza sativa cytochrome P450 family member OsCYP96B4 reduces plant height in a transcript dosage dependent manner. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e28069 pubmed publisher..The oscyp96b4 mutant is a novel rice semi-dwarf mutant. Our data suggest that OsCYP96B4 might be involved in lipid metabolism and regulate cell elongation. ..
- Shen H, Mizushima N. At the end of the autophagic road: an emerging understanding of lysosomal functions in autophagy. Trends Biochem Sci. 2014;39:61-71 pubmed publisher..We illustrate these findings in the context of the underlying molecular mechanisms and the relevance to human health and disease. ..
- Wang M, Soyano T, Machida S, Yang J, Jung C, Chua N, et al. Molecular insights into plant cell proliferation disturbance by Agrobacterium protein 6b. Genes Dev. 2011;25:64-76 pubmed publisher..Our work provides molecular insights, suggesting that 6b regulates plant cell growth by the disturbance of the miRNA pathway through its ADP ribosylation activity. ..
- Hu W, Gong H, Pua E. The pivotal roles of the plant S-adenosylmethionine decarboxylase 5' untranslated leader sequence in regulation of gene expression at the transcriptional and posttranscriptional levels. Plant Physiol. 2005;138:276-86 pubmed..Our results suggest that plants have evolved one network to adjust SAMDC activity through their 5' leader sequences, through which transcriptional regulation is combined with an extensive posttranscriptional control circuit. ..
- Xu Y, Wang Y, Stroud H, Gu X, Sun B, Gan E, et al. A matrix protein silences transposons and repeats through interaction with retinoblastoma-associated proteins. Curr Biol. 2013;23:345-50 pubmed publisher..We propose that the nuclear matrix protein TEK acts in the maintenance of genome integrity by silencing TE and repeat-containing genes. ..
- Qin H, Chen F, Huan X, Machida S, Song J, Yuan Y. Structure of the Arabidopsis thaliana DCL4 DUF283 domain reveals a noncanonical double-stranded RNA-binding fold for protein-protein interaction. RNA. 2010;16:474-81 pubmed publisher..These data suggest a potential functional role of the Arabidopsis DUF283 domain in target selection in small RNA processing. ..
- Hong J, Seah S, Xu J. The root of ABA action in environmental stress response. Plant Cell Rep. 2013;32:971-83 pubmed publisher..We also review literature findings showing that, in response to environmental stresses, ABA affects the root system architecture in other plant species, such as rice. ..
- Yang W, Ye D, Xu J, Sundaresan V. The SPOROCYTELESS gene of Arabidopsis is required for initiation of sporogenesis and encodes a novel nuclear protein. Genes Dev. 1999;13:2108-17 pubmed..These data suggest that the SPL gene product is a transcriptional regulator of sporocyte development in Arabidopsis. ..
- Yang S, Chen H, Yang J, Machida S, Chua N, Yuan Y. Structure of Arabidopsis HYPONASTIC LEAVES1 and its molecular implications for miRNA processing. Structure. 2010;18:594-605 pubmed publisher..Further biochemical analyses suggest that HYL1 probably binds to the miRNA/miRNA( *) region of precursors as a dimer mediated by HR2. ..
- Hou X, Lee L, Xia K, Yan Y, Yu H. DELLAs modulate jasmonate signaling via competitive binding to JAZs. Dev Cell. 2010;19:884-94 pubmed publisher..Because DELLAs serve as central regulators that mediate the crosstalk of various phytohormones, our model also suggests a candidate mechanism by which JA signaling may be fine-tuned by other signaling pathways through DELLAs. ..
- Yang S, Jiang L, Puah C, Xie L, Zhang X, Chen L, et al. Overexpression of TAPETUM DETERMINANT1 alters the cell fates in the Arabidopsis carpel and tapetum via genetic interaction with excess microsporocytes1/extra sporogenous cells. Plant Physiol. 2005;139:186-91 pubmed..Moreover, overexpression of TPD1 in tapetal cells also delayed the degeneration of tapetum. The TPD1 may function not only in the specialization of tapetal cells but also in the maintenance of tapetal cell fate. ..
- Jiang D, Yang W, He Y, Amasino R. Arabidopsis relatives of the human lysine-specific Demethylase1 repress the expression of FWA and FLOWERING LOCUS C and thus promote the floral transition. Plant Cell. 2007;19:2975-87 pubmed..Loss of function of LDL1 and LDL2 affects DNA methylation on FWA, whereas FLC repression does not appear to involve DNA methylation; thus, members of the LDL family can participate in a range of silencing mechanisms. ..
- Hussain A, Cao D, Cheng H, Wen Z, Peng J. Identification of the conserved serine/threonine residues important for gibberellin-sensitivity of Arabidopsis RGL2 protein. Plant J. 2005;44:88-99 pubmed..However, expression of GA 20-oxidase in BY2 cells expressing these mutant proteins is still responsive to GA, suggesting that the stabilization of RGL2 protein is not the only pathway for regulating its bioactivity. ..
- Liu C, Thong Z, Yu H. Coming into bloom: the specification of floral meristems. Development. 2009;136:3379-91 pubmed publisher..This review provides an overview of the molecular mechanisms that underlie floral meristem specification in Arabidopsis thaliana and, where appropriate, discusses the conservation and divergence of these mechanisms across plant species. ..
- Ingouff M, Jullien P, Berger F. The female gametophyte and the endosperm control cell proliferation and differentiation of the seed coat in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2006;18:3491-501 pubmed
- Lee S, Cheng H, King K, Wang W, He Y, Hussain A, et al. Gibberellin regulates Arabidopsis seed germination via RGL2, a GAI/RGA-like gene whose expression is up-regulated following imbibition. Genes Dev. 2002;16:646-58 pubmed..Furthermore, as RGL2 expression is imbibition inducible, RGL2 may function as an integrator of environmental and endogenous cues to control seed germination. ..
- Machida S, Chen H, Adam Yuan Y. Molecular insights into miRNA processing by Arabidopsis thaliana SERRATE. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011;39:7828-36 pubmed publisher..SE presumably works as a scaffold-like protein capable of binding both protein and RNA to guide the positioning of miRNA precursor toward DCL1 catalytic site within miRNA processing machinery in plant. ..
- Jiang D, Gu X, He Y. Establishment of the winter-annual growth habit via FRIGIDA-mediated histone methylation at FLOWERING LOCUS C in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2009;21:1733-46 pubmed publisher..Our findings suggest that FRI is involved in the enrichment of a WDR5a-containing COMPASS-like complex at FLC chromatin that methylates H3K4, leading to FLC upregulation and thus the establishment of the winter-annual growth habit. ..
- Liu L, Zhu Y, Shen L, Yu H. Emerging insights into florigen transport. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2013;16:607-13 pubmed publisher..This review summarizes the recent advances in understanding florigen transport and discusses the proven and potential regulators required for this process. ..
- Wang Y, Gu X, Yuan W, Schmitz R, He Y. Photoperiodic control of the floral transition through a distinct polycomb repressive complex. Dev Cell. 2014;28:727-36 pubmed publisher..Our study reveals that the vascular EMF1c integrates inputs from several flowering-regulatory pathways to synchronize flowering time to environmental cues. ..
- Jullien P, Berger F. Parental genome dosage imbalance deregulates imprinting in Arabidopsis. PLoS Genet. 2010;6:e1000885 pubmed publisher..The complexity of the network of regulations between expressed and silenced alleles of imprinted genes activated in response to parental dosage imbalance does not support simple models derived from the parental conflict hypothesis. ..
- Stamm P, Ravindran P, Mohanty B, Tan E, Yu H, Kumar P. Insights into the molecular mechanism of RGL2-mediated inhibition of seed germination in Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Plant Biol. 2012;12:179 pubmed publisher..Collectively, our data indicate that gibberellins, acting via RGL2, control several aspects of seed germination. ..
- Jänicke R, Porter A, Kush A. A novel Arabidopsis thaliana protein protects tumor cells from tumor necrosis factor-induced apoptosis. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1998;1402:70-8 pubmed
- Machida S, Yuan Y. Crystal structure of Arabidopsis thaliana Dawdle forkhead-associated domain reveals a conserved phospho-threonine recognition cleft for dicer-like 1 binding. Mol Plant. 2013;6:1290-300 pubmed publisher..Taken together, we count the recognition of the target residue by the canonical binding cleft of the DDL FHA domain as the key molecular event to instate FHA domain-mediated protein-protein interaction in plant miRNA processing. ..
- Gu X, Jiang D, Yang W, Jacob Y, Michaels S, He Y. Arabidopsis homologs of retinoblastoma-associated protein 46/48 associate with a histone deacetylase to act redundantly in chromatin silencing. PLoS Genet. 2011;7:e1002366 pubmed publisher..This reveals an important functional divergence of the plant RbAp46/48 relatives from animal counterparts. ..
- Hu Y, Poh H, Chua N. The Arabidopsis ARGOS-LIKE gene regulates cell expansion during organ growth. Plant J. 2006;47:1-9 pubmed..Ectopic expression of ARL in bri1-119 partially restores cell growth in cotyledons and leaves. Our results suggest that ARL acts downstream of BRI1 and partially mediates BR-related cell expansion signals during organ growth. ..
- Sun B, Xu Y, Ng K, Ito T. A timing mechanism for stem cell maintenance and differentiation in the Arabidopsis floral meristem. Genes Dev. 2009;23:1791-804 pubmed publisher..This study provides a mechanistic link between transcriptional feedback and epigenetic regulation in plant stem cell proliferation. ..
- Jiang D, Wang Y, Wang Y, He Y. Repression of FLOWERING LOCUS C and FLOWERING LOCUS T by the Arabidopsis Polycomb repressive complex 2 components. PLoS ONE. 2008;3:e3404 pubmed publisher..Given the central roles of FLC and FT in flowering-time regulation in Arabidopsis, these findings suggest that the CLF-containing PRC2-like complexes play a significant role in control of flowering in Arabidopsis. ..
- Ingouff M, Hamamura Y, Gourgues M, Higashiyama T, Berger F. Distinct dynamics of HISTONE3 variants between the two fertilization products in plants. Curr Biol. 2007;17:1032-7 pubmed..3-replication-independent dynamics and gonomery also mark the first zygotic divisions in animal species. We thus propose the convergent selection of parental epigenetic imbalance involving H3 variants in sexually reproducing organisms. ..
- Guo H, Xie Q, Fei J, Chua N. MicroRNA directs mRNA cleavage of the transcription factor NAC1 to downregulate auxin signals for arabidopsis lateral root development. Plant Cell. 2005;17:1376-86 pubmed..Moreover, the cleavage-resistant form of NAC1 mRNA was unaffected by auxin treatment. Our results indicate that auxin induction of miR164 provides a homeostatic mechanism to clear NAC1 mRNA to downregulate auxin signals. ..
- Jullien P, Mosquna A, Ingouff M, Sakata T, Ohad N, Berger F. Retinoblastoma and its binding partner MSI1 control imprinting in Arabidopsis. PLoS Biol. 2008;6:e194 pubmed publisher..We have thus identified a new mechanism required for imprinting establishment, outlining a new role for the Retinoblastoma pathway, which may be conserved in mammals. ..
- Liu C, Chen H, Er H, Soo H, Kumar P, Han J, et al. Direct interaction of AGL24 and SOC1 integrates flowering signals in Arabidopsis. Development. 2008;135:1481-91 pubmed publisher..These observations suggest that during floral transition, a positive-feedback loop conferred by direct transcriptional regulation between AGL24 and SOC1 at the shoot apex integrates flowering signals. ..
- Lee L, Hou X, Fang L, Fan S, Kumar P, Yu H. STUNTED mediates the control of cell proliferation by GA in Arabidopsis. Development. 2012;139:1568-76 pubmed publisher..Taken together, our results suggest that STU acts downstream of RGA and promotes cell proliferation in the GA pathway. ..
- Yang S, Xie L, Mao H, Puah C, Yang W, Jiang L, et al. Tapetum determinant1 is required for cell specialization in the Arabidopsis anther. Plant Cell. 2003;15:2792-804 pubmed..These data suggest that the TPD1 product plays an important role in the differentiation of tapetal cells, possibly in coordination with the EMS1/EXS gene product, a Leu-rich repeat receptor protein kinase. ..
- Xie Q, Guo H, Dallman G, Fang S, Weissman A, Chua N. SINAT5 promotes ubiquitin-related degradation of NAC1 to attenuate auxin signals. Nature. 2002;419:167-70 pubmed..Low expression of NAC1 in roots can be increased by treatment with a proteasome inhibitor, which indicates that SINAT5 targets NAC1 for ubiquitin-mediated proteolysis to downregulate auxin signals in plant cells. ..
- Xi W, Yu H. MOTHER OF FT AND TFL1 regulates seed germination and fertility relevant to the brassinosteroid signaling pathway. Plant Signal Behav. 2010;5:1315-7 pubmed..Therefore, these results suggest that MFT affects seed germination and fertility relevant to the BR signaling pathway. ..
- Aw S, Hamamura Y, Chen Z, Schnittger A, Berger F. Sperm entry is sufficient to trigger division of the central cell but the paternal genome is required for endosperm development in Arabidopsis. Development. 2010;137:2683-90 pubmed publisher..However, sperm entry was sufficient to trigger central cell mitotic division, suggesting the existence of signaling events associated with sperm cell fusion with female gametes. ..
- Meng C, Chen J, Ding S, Peng J, Wong S. Hibiscus chlorotic ringspot virus coat protein inhibits trans-acting small interfering RNA biogenesis in Arabidopsis. J Gen Virol. 2008;89:2349-58 pubmed publisher..The reduced accumulation of ta-siRNA might result from the interference of HCRSV CP with Dicer-like protein(s), responsible for the generation of dsRNA in ta-siRNA biogenesis...
- Wang Y, Liu C, Yang D, Yu H, Liou Y. Pin1At encoding a peptidyl-prolyl cis/trans isomerase regulates flowering time in Arabidopsis. Mol Cell. 2010;37:112-22 pubmed publisher..Taken together, we propose that phosphorylation-dependent prolyl cis/trans isomerization of key transcription factors is an important flowering regulatory mechanism. ..
- Ng K, Yu H, Ito T. AGAMOUS controls GIANT KILLER, a multifunctional chromatin modifier in reproductive organ patterning and differentiation. PLoS Biol. 2009;7:e1000251 pubmed publisher..We propose that GIK acts as a molecular node downstream of the homeotic protein AG, regulating patterning and differentiation of reproductive organs through chromatin organization. ..
- Xia G, Ramachandran S, Hong Y, Chan Y, Simanis V, Chua N. Identification of plant cytoskeletal, cell cycle-related and polarity-related proteins using Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Plant J. 1996;10:761-9 pubmed..Approximately 30% of the clones encode novel sequences. The results suggest that S. pombe phenotypic screening can be used to identify plant proteins involved in cell shape maintenance and regulation during cell cycle and development. ..
- Liu C, Zhou J, Bracha Drori K, Yalovsky S, Ito T, Yu H. Specification of Arabidopsis floral meristem identity by repression of flowering time genes. Development. 2007;134:1901-10 pubmed
- Jullien P, Kinoshita T, Ohad N, Berger F. Maintenance of DNA methylation during the Arabidopsis life cycle is essential for parental imprinting. Plant Cell. 2006;18:1360-72 pubmed..We propose that imprinting has evolved under constraints linked to the evolution of plant reproduction and not by the selection of a specific molecular mechanism. ..
- Guitton A, Berger F. Control of reproduction by Polycomb Group complexes in animals and plants. Int J Dev Biol. 2005;49:707-16 pubmed..Recent data have shown that imprinting in both placenta and endosperm likely share similar mechanisms involving cooperation between the PRC2 complexes and DNA methylation. ..
- Liu C, Teo Z, Bi Y, Song S, Xi W, Yang X, et al. A conserved genetic pathway determines inflorescence architecture in Arabidopsis and rice. Dev Cell. 2013;24:612-22 pubmed publisher..Our findings reveal a conserved regulatory pathway that determines inflorescence architecture in flowering plants. ..
- Wang Z, Dai L, Jiang Z, Peng W, Zhang L, Wang G, et al. GmCOI1, a soybean F-box protein gene, shows ability to mediate jasmonate-regulated plant defense and fertility in Arabidopsis. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2005;18:1285-95 pubmed
- Jullien P, Katz A, Oliva M, Ohad N, Berger F. Polycomb group complexes self-regulate imprinting of the Polycomb group gene MEDEA in Arabidopsis. Curr Biol. 2006;16:486-92 pubmed..This feedback loop ensures a complete maternal control of MEA expression from both parental alleles and might have provided a template for evolution of imprinting in plants. ..
- Griffith M, Mayer U, Capron A, Ngo Q, Surendrarao A, McClinton R, et al. The TORMOZ gene encodes a nucleolar protein required for regulated division planes and embryo development in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2007;19:2246-63 pubmed..Our study suggests that in plant cells, nucleolar functions might interact with the processes of regulated cell divisions and influence the selection of longitudinal division planes during embryogenesis. ..
- Hou X, Hu W, Shen L, Lee L, Tao Z, Han J, et al. Global identification of DELLA target genes during Arabidopsis flower development. Plant Physiol. 2008;147:1126-42 pubmed publisher..These results suggest that DELLA regulation of floral organ development is modulated by multiple phytohormones and stress signaling pathways. ..
- Jiang S, Ma Z, Ramachandran S. Evolutionary history and stress regulation of the lectin superfamily in higher plants. BMC Evol Biol. 2010;10:79 pubmed publisher..Our studies provide a new outline of the plant lectin gene superfamily and advance the understanding of plant lectin genes in lineage-specific expansion and their functions in biotic/abiotic stress-related developmental processes. ..
- Sun B, Looi L, Guo S, He Z, Gan E, Huang J, et al. Timing mechanism dependent on cell division is invoked by Polycomb eviction in plant stem cells. Science. 2014;343:1248559 pubmed publisher..These analyses demonstrate that floral stem cells measure developmental timing by a division-dependent epigenetic timer triggered by Polycomb eviction. ..
- Hong J, Savina M, Du J, Devendran A, Kannivadi Ramakanth K, Tian X, et al. A Sacrifice-for-Survival Mechanism Protects Root Stem Cell Niche from Chilling Stress. Cell. 2017;170:102-113.e14 pubmed publisher..This mechanism improves the root's ability to withstand the accompanying environmental stresses and to resume growth when optimal temperatures are restored. ..
- Shen L, Yu H. J3 regulation of flowering time is mainly contributed by its activity in leaves. Plant Signal Behav. 2011;6:601-3 pubmed..Furthermore, we reveal that endogenous expression of J3 requires the cis-element(s) located within J3 coding regions or introns. ..
- Andreuzza S, Li J, Guitton A, Faure J, Casanova S, Park J, et al. DNA LIGASE I exerts a maternal effect on seed development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Development. 2010;137:73-81 pubmed publisher..The removal of methylated cytosine residues by DME involves the creation of DNA single-strand breaks and our results suggest that AtLIG1 repairs these breaks. ..
- Fitz Gerald J, Hui P, Berger F. Polycomb group-dependent imprinting of the actin regulator AtFH5 regulates morphogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. Development. 2009;136:3399-404 pubmed publisher..AtFH5 thus appears to be a new, maternally expressed imprinted gene. We further demonstrate that AtFH5 is responsible for morphological defects caused by the loss of PcG activity in the seed. ..
- Gu X, Jiang D, Wang Y, Bachmair A, He Y. Repression of the floral transition via histone H2B monoubiquitination. Plant J. 2009;57:522-33 pubmed publisher..These findings are consistent with a model in which HUB1 and HUB2 specifically interact with and direct UBC1 and UBC2 to monoubiquitinate H2B in developmental genes, and thus regulate developmental processes in plants. ..
- Chu Z, Chen H, Zhang Y, Zhang Z, Zheng N, Yin B, et al. Knockout of the AtCESA2 gene affects microtubule orientation and causes abnormal cell expansion in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2007;143:213-24 pubmed..We also demonstrated that the zinc finger-like domain of AtCESA2 could homodimerize, possibly contributing to rosette assemblies of cellulose synthase A within plasma membranes. ..
- Zhang P, Tan H, Pwee K, Kumar P. Conservation of class C function of floral organ development during 300 million years of evolution from gymnosperms to angiosperms. Plant J. 2004;37:566-77 pubmed
- Dong C, Xia G, Hong Y, Ramachandran S, Kost B, Chua N. ADF proteins are involved in the control of flowering and regulate F-actin organization, cell expansion, and organ growth in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2001;13:1333-46 pubmed
- Liu L, Liu C, Hou X, Xi W, Shen L, Tao Z, et al. FTIP1 is an essential regulator required for florigen transport. PLoS Biol. 2012;10:e1001313 pubmed publisher..Our results provide a mechanistic understanding of florigen transport, demonstrating that FT moves in a regulated manner and that FTIP1 mediates FT transport to induce flowering. ..
- Ito T, Ng K, Lim T, Yu H, Meyerowitz E. The homeotic protein AGAMOUS controls late stamen development by regulating a jasmonate biosynthetic gene in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2007;19:3516-29 pubmed
- Xu Y, Teo L, Zhou J, Kumar P, Yu H. Floral organ identity genes in the orchid Dendrobium crumenatum. Plant J. 2006;46:54-68 pubmed..However, gene duplication might have led to the divergence in gene expression and regulation, possibly followed by functional divergence, resulting in the unique floral ontogeny in orchids...