Entries by Sjon Hartman

MED25 Mediates Shade-Induced Hypocotyl Elongation in Tomato

Author: Sjon Hartman ORCID: 0000-0002-6709-6436 Plant Ecophysiology, Institute of Environmental Biology, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH, Utrecht, The Netherlands j.g.w.hartman@uu.nl          Avoiding the shade of neighboring plants is essential to optimize light capture and fuel photosynthesis. Shade avoidance is typically sensed through changes in light quality, is mediated by the activity […]

MaXB3 Limits Ethylene Production and Ripening of Banana Fruits

Author: Sjon Hartman ORCID: 0000-0002-6709-6436 Plant Ecophysiology, Institute of Environmental Biology, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH, Utrecht, The Netherlands j.g.w.hartman@uu.nl Ripening of climacteric fruits such as banana (Musa acuminata), tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), and mango (Mangifera indica) is typically triggered and regulated by the gaseous plant hormone ethylene (Seymour et al., 2013; Hu et al., […]

The Meaning of an End: N-terminal Acetyltransferase NAA50 Controls Plant Growth and Stress Responses

Author: Sjon Hartman ORCID: 0000-0002-6709-6436 Plant Ecophysiology, Institute of Environmental Biology, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH, Utrecht, The Netherlands  At least 80% of eukaryotic proteins are estimated to undergo N-terminal acetylation (NTA), making it likely that your favorite protein is also regulated by NTA (Linster and Wirtz, 2018). This transfer of an acetyl group […]