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Transport-coupled ubiquitination of BOR1

Yoshinari et al. demonstrate that boron-dependent poly-ubiquitination and subsequent degradation of BOR1 is coupled with its boron transport activity. Plant Cell https://bit.ly/2JYEooF By Akira Yoshinari Background: Abundance and activity of nutrient transporters are continuously tuned to both…

Metallic Action! The Dynamics of a Tripartite Iron Uptake Complex in Arabidopsis Roots

Metallic action! The dynamics of a tripartite iron uptake complex in Arabidopsis roots  By Marcelo Lattarulo Campos Integrative Plant Research Laboratory, Departamento de Botânica e Ecologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Cuiabá/MT, Brazil. ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6235-5120 Twitter:…

Get it Sorted: A Classic Endocytic Sorting Mechanism in Mammals is Conserved in Plants

The plasma membrane (PM) is an exquisitely dynamic structure. It has to be, since it serves as the interface between the cell and the ever-changing environment. PM-associated signaling proteins shuttle quickly between the PM and the cell’s interior to help the organism respond to whatever comes its…