Plant Biology

Plant Biology

eLife reviews plant biology research including development, epigenetics, genomics, signalling, metabolism and plant-microbe interactions. Learn more about what we review and sign up for the latest research.
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Latest articles

    1. Plant Biology
    2. Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    Vicia faba SV channel VfTPC1 is a hyperexcitable variant of plant vacuole Two Pore Channels

    Jinping Lu, Ingo Dreyer ... Rainer Hedrich
    Polymorphic residues of a vacuolar Ca2+ sensor site in TPC1 channels differ between species of Brassicacea and Fabaceae and lead to distinct TPC1 gating behavior.
    1. Plant Biology

    Characterization of tryptophan oxidation affecting D1 degradation by FtsH in the photosystem II quality control of chloroplasts

    Yusuke Kato, Hiroshi Kuroda ... Wataru Sakamoto
    Oxidative modification of Tryptophan residues in the reaction center protein D1 may be a key to drive the Photosystem II repair, likely enhancing accessibility of FtsH protease to D1.
    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Plant Biology

    The Arabidopsis SHORTROOT network coordinates shoot apical meristem development with auxin-dependent lateral organ initiation

    Elmehdi Bahafid, Imke Bradtmöller ... Rüdiger GW Simon
    Mutant and gene expression analyses shows that phytohormones and mobile transcription factors interact to coordinate organ formation with stem cell maintenance in the plant shoot meristem.


    1. Plant Biology

    Hitting pause on the cell cycle

    Thomas Eekhout, Lieven De Veylder

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  1. Jürgen Kleine-Vehn
    University of Freiburg, Germany
  2. Meredith C Schuman
    University of Zurich, Switzerland
  3. Detlef Weigel
    Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany
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