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A DNA methylation reader complex regulates rRNA gene expression

Ren, Gou, Zhuo, Chen et al. revealed that a DNA methylation reader complex recruits an effector protein to regulate variant-specific 45S rRNA silencing. https://doi.org/10.1093/plcell/koad313 By Weiqiang Qian, Peking University Background: Eukaryotic genomes harbor thousands of 45S ribosomal…

SYMPL sparks sensor development

Safi & Smagghe et al. explore liquid–liquid phase separation for developing fluorescent sensors of protein interaction and kinase activity in plants. https://doi.org/10.1093/plcell/koad188 By Wouter Smagghe1,2, Alaeddine Safi1,2 , Jelle van Leene1,2 and Steffen Vanneste3 1Department of…