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Title: Cytokinin Transporters: Multisite Players in Cytokinin Homeostasis and Signal Distribution

Abstract

Here, cytokinins are a group of mobile adenine derivatives that act as chemical signals regulating a variety of biological processes implicated in plant development and stress responses. Their synthesis, homeostasis, and signaling perception evoke complicated intracellular traffic, intercellular movement, and in short- and long-distance translocation. Over nearly two decades, subsets of membrane transporters have been recognized and implicated in the transport of cytokinins as well as the related adenylates. In this review, we aim to recapitulate the key progresses in the exploration of the transporter proteins involved in cytokinin traffic and translocation, discuss their functional implications in the cytokinin-mediated paracrine and long-distance communication, and highlight some knowledge gaps and open issues toward comprehensively understanding the molecular mechanism of membrane transporters in controlling spatiotemporal distribution of cytokinin species.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  2. Zhejiang Normal Univ., Jinhua (China)
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Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23)
OSTI Identifier:
1542279
Report Number(s):
BNL-211842-2019-JAAM
Journal ID: ISSN 1664-462X
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012704
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Frontiers in Plant Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 1664-462X
Publisher:
Frontiers Research Foundation
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; cytokinin; ATP-binding cassette; transporter; purine permease; equilibrative nucleoside transporter; isopentenyl adenine; trans-zeatin

Citation Formats

Liu, Chang -Jun, Zhao, Yunjun, and Zhang, Kewei. Cytokinin Transporters: Multisite Players in Cytokinin Homeostasis and Signal Distribution. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.3389/fpls.2019.00693.
Liu, Chang -Jun, Zhao, Yunjun, & Zhang, Kewei. Cytokinin Transporters: Multisite Players in Cytokinin Homeostasis and Signal Distribution. United States. doi:10.3389/fpls.2019.00693.
Liu, Chang -Jun, Zhao, Yunjun, and Zhang, Kewei. Fri . "Cytokinin Transporters: Multisite Players in Cytokinin Homeostasis and Signal Distribution". United States. doi:10.3389/fpls.2019.00693. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1542279.
@article{osti_1542279,
title = {Cytokinin Transporters: Multisite Players in Cytokinin Homeostasis and Signal Distribution},
author = {Liu, Chang -Jun and Zhao, Yunjun and Zhang, Kewei},
abstractNote = {Here, cytokinins are a group of mobile adenine derivatives that act as chemical signals regulating a variety of biological processes implicated in plant development and stress responses. Their synthesis, homeostasis, and signaling perception evoke complicated intracellular traffic, intercellular movement, and in short- and long-distance translocation. Over nearly two decades, subsets of membrane transporters have been recognized and implicated in the transport of cytokinins as well as the related adenylates. In this review, we aim to recapitulate the key progresses in the exploration of the transporter proteins involved in cytokinin traffic and translocation, discuss their functional implications in the cytokinin-mediated paracrine and long-distance communication, and highlight some knowledge gaps and open issues toward comprehensively understanding the molecular mechanism of membrane transporters in controlling spatiotemporal distribution of cytokinin species.},
doi = {10.3389/fpls.2019.00693},
journal = {Frontiers in Plant Science},
number = ,
volume = 10,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {5}
}

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