My notes about Brassinosteroid Signaling Network

Crystal structure of BAK1 phosphorylated cytoplasmic domain (CD) in complex with AMP-PNP as found in Arabidopsis thaliana
Yan L, Ma Y, Liu D, Wei X, Sun Y, Chen X, Zhao H, Zhou J, Wang Z, Shui W, Lou Z. 2012. Structural basis for the impact of phosphorylation on the activation of plant receptor-like kinase BAK1. Cell Res. 22(8):1304-8. doi: 10.1038/cr.2012.74

Brassinosteroid (BR) Gene Regulatory Network :

1. Sun, Y. et al. Integration of brassinosteroid signal transduction with the transcription network for plant growth regulation in Arabidopsis. Developmental Cell 19, 765–777 (2010).
2. Cheminant, S. et al. DELLAs regulate chlorophyll and carotenoid biosynthesis to prevent photooxidative damage during seedling deetiolation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 23, 1849–1860 (2011).
3. Ye, H., Li, L., Guo, H. & Yin, Y. MYBL2 is a substrate of GSK3-like kinase BIN2 and acts as a corepressor of BES1 in brassinosteroid signaling pathway in Arabidopsis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109, 20142–20147 (2012).
4. Wang, Z.-Y., Bai, M.-Y., Oh, E. & Zhu, J.-Y. Brassinosteroid signaling network and regulation of photomorphogenesis. Annu. Rev. Genet. 46, 701–724 (2012).
5. Oh, M.-H., Wang, X., Clouse, S. D. & Huber, S. C. Deactivation of the Arabidopsis BRASSINOSTEROID INSENSITIVE 1 (BRI1) receptor kinase by autophosphorylation within the glycine-rich loop. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109, 327–332 (2012).
6. Oh, E., Zhu, J.-Y. & Wang, Z.-Y. Interaction between BZR1 and PIF4 integrates brassinosteroid and environmental responses. Nat. Cell Biol. 14, 802–809 (2012).
7. Kumar, S. V. et al. Transcription factor PIF4 controls the thermosensory activation of flowering. Nature 484, 242–245 (2012).
8. Bai, M.-Y. et al. Brassinosteroid, gibberellin and phytochrome impinge on a common transcription module in Arabidopsis. Nat. Cell Biol. 14, 810–817 (2012).
9. Daviere, J. M. & Achard, P. Gibberellin signaling in plants. Development 140, 1147–1151 (2013).
10. Sakamoto, T., Morinaka, Y., Inukai, Y., Kitano, H. & Fujioka, S. Auxin signal transcription factor regulates expression of the brassinosteroid receptor gene in rice. Plant J. 73, 676–688 (2013).

Plus two bonus from December, 2013

11.  Zhang, D et al., Transcription factor HAT1 is phosphorylated by BIN2 kinase and mediates brassinosteroid repressed gene expression in Arabidopsis. Plant J. (2013).
12. Cheon J, Fujioka S, Dilkes BP, Choe S. Brassinosteroids Regulate Plant Growth through Distinct Signaling Pathways in Selaginella and Arabidopsis. PLoS One. 8(12):e81938 (2013).

BTW, the last paper [reference 12] is quite popular in the twitterverse those days


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