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How Plants Activate Drought-Responsive Genes

Li et al. study a complex that regulates gene expression during drought stress. Plant Cell  https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.18.00437   By Shuang Li, Ying-Chung Jimmy Lin, Vincent L. Chiang, and Wei Li   Background: Plants may become drought tolerant by activating specific drought-responsive…

Transcription factors regulate wood formation

Chen et al. construct a transcriptional regulatory network governing wood formation. Plant Cell http://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.18.00620   By Hao Chen, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, North Carolina State University Jack Wang, Forest Biotechnology Group, Department of Forestry and Environmental…