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MYB30 Promotes PIF4 and PIF5 Accumulation in the Light

Yan et al. discovered that MYB30, an R2R3-MYB family transcription factor, is a negative regulator of Arabidopsis photomorphogenic development and promotes PIF4 and PIF5 accumulation under prolonged red light irradiation. Plant Cell https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.19.00645 By Yan Yan and Jigang Li, China…

Alternative Splicing in Plants: Retain or Remove?

Shih et al. investigate red light-triggered pre-mRNA splicing in Physcomitrella patens. Plant Cell (2019) https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.19.00314   By Chueh-Ju Shih and Shih-Long Tu  Background: Light is important for plant growth and development. Plants have developed various types of photoreceptors…