Plant Physiology Advance Publication
Published on: 01/16/2020
By Kostaki, K.-I., Coupel-Ledru, A., Bonnell, V. C., Gustavsson, M., Sun, P., Mclaughlin, F. J., Fraser, D. P., McLachlan, D. H., Hetherington, A. M., Dodd, A. N., Franklin, K. A.
Established in 1926, Plant Physiology® is an international journal devoted to physiology, biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, genetics, biophysics, and environmental biology of plants. Read more on the Plant Physiology website.
RETINOBLASTOMA was originally identified as a tumor suppressor gene in animals. A basic and core function of its protein is to control cell proliferation via regulating cell cycle entry. RB protein is also involved in regulating cell differentiation and organ specification. In plants, RBR (RB-Related)…
By Nicholas Smirnoff, University of Exeter. This article is part of the forthcoming Synthetic Biology focus issue.
Plants provide a source of enzymes for metabolic engineering to produce valuable or useful products in micro-organisms or can themselves be engineered (Andre et al., 2016; Vickery et…
At the beginning of 2018 Plant Physiology initiated a program to introduce several promising early-career scientists to the editorial board and engage their expertise in assessing and writing about research published in the journal. Over the past two years these scientists brought their passion for science…
Magdalena M. Julkowska
Improvement of crops using traditional breeding is too slow to ensure food production able to sustain the growing human population, especially in the face of climate change (Hickey et al., 2019). Transformation methods for monocot crops depend…
Commentaries are solicited by the Editors to accompany articles of special interest. They offer insights into the background and significance of the article for the lay reader. Visit the Plant Physiology website.
Qi Li, first author of Perception of damaged self in plants
Current Position: Postdoc at University of Florida
Education: BS and PhD in Shandong Agricultural University
Non-scientific Interests: music, running, hiking
Brief bio: I am a postdoctoral associated at University of Florida, supervised…