RD26 mediates crosstalk between drought and brassinosteroid signalling pathways

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dc.contributor.author Ye, H. X.
dc.contributor.author Liu, Sanzhen Z.
dc.contributor.author Tang, B. Y.
dc.contributor.author Chen, J. N.
dc.contributor.author Xie, Z. L.
dc.contributor.author Nolan, T. M.
dc.contributor.author Jiang, H.
dc.contributor.author Guo, H. Q.
dc.contributor.author Lin, H. Y.
dc.contributor.author Li, L.
dc.contributor.author Wang, Y. Q.
dc.contributor.author Tong, H. N.
dc.contributor.author Zhang, M. C.
dc.contributor.author Chu, C. C.
dc.contributor.author Li, Z. H.
dc.contributor.author Aluru, M.
dc.contributor.author Aluru, S.
dc.contributor.author Schnable, P. S.
dc.contributor.author Yin, Y. H.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-30T21:53:40Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-30T21:53:40Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/38403
dc.description Citation: Ye, H. X., Liu, S. Z., Tang, B. Y., Chen, J. N., Xie, Z. L., Nolan, T. M., . . . Yin, Y. H. (2017). RD26 mediates crosstalk between drought and brassinosteroid signalling pathways. Nature Communications, 8, 13. doi:10.1038/ncomms14573
dc.description.abstract Brassinosteroids (BRs) regulate plant growth and stress responses via the BES1/BZR1 family of transcription factors, which regulate the expression of thousands of downstream genes. BRs are involved in the response to drought, however the mechanistic understanding of interactions between BR signalling and drought response remains to be established. Here we show that transcription factor RD26 mediates crosstalk between drought and BR signalling. When overexpressed, BES1 target gene RD26 can inhibit BR-regulated growth. Global gene expression studies suggest that RD26 can act antagonistically to BR to regulate the expression of a subset of BES1-regulated genes, thereby inhibiting BR function. We show that RD26 can interact with BES1 protein and antagonize BES1 transcriptional activity on BR-regulated genes and that BR signalling can also repress expression of RD26 and its homologues and inhibit drought responses. Our results thus reveal a mechanism coordinating plant growth and drought tolerance.
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14573
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.subject Regulated Gene-Expression
dc.subject Nac Transcription Factors
dc.subject Abiotic Stress
dc.subject Responses
dc.subject Receptor Kinase Bri1
dc.subject Arabidopsis-Thaliana
dc.title RD26 mediates crosstalk between drought and brassinosteroid signalling pathways
dc.type Article
dc.date.published 2017
dc.citation.doi 10.1038/ncomms14573
dc.citation.issn 2041-1723
dc.citation.jtitle Nature Communications
dc.citation.spage 13
dc.citation.volume 8
dc.contributor.authoreid liu3zhen
dc.contributor.kstate Liu, Sanzhen


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