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Title: Transcriptional and Post-transcriptional Regulation of Lignin Biosynthesis Pathway Genes in Populus

Abstract

Lignin is a heterogeneous polymer of aromatic subunits derived from phenylalanine. It is polymerized in intimate proximity to the polysaccharide components in plant cell walls and provides additional rigidity and compressive strength for plants. Understanding the regulatory mechanisms of lignin biosynthesis is important for genetic modification of the plant cell wall for agricultural and industrial applications. Over the past 10 years the transcriptional regulatory model of lignin biosynthesis has been established in plants. However, the role of post-transcriptional regulation is still largely unknown. Increasing evidence suggests that lignin biosynthesis pathway genes are also regulated by alternative splicing, microRNA, and long non-coding RNA. In this review, we briefly summarize recent progress on the transcriptional regulation, then we focus on reviewing progress on the post-transcriptional regulation of lignin biosynthesis pathway genes in the woody model plant Populus.

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Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
OSTI Identifier:
1630759
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1659621
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Frontiers in Plant Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Frontiers in Plant Science Journal Volume: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 1664-462X
Publisher:
Frontiers Research Foundation
Country of Publication:
Switzerland
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; lignin biosynthesis; plant cell wall; post-transcriptional regulation; transcription factor; transcriptional regulation

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Zhang, Jin, Tuskan, Gerald A., Tschaplinski, Timothy J., Muchero, Wellington, and Chen, Jin-Gui. Transcriptional and Post-transcriptional Regulation of Lignin Biosynthesis Pathway Genes in Populus. Switzerland: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.3389/fpls.2020.00652.
Zhang, Jin, Tuskan, Gerald A., Tschaplinski, Timothy J., Muchero, Wellington, & Chen, Jin-Gui. Transcriptional and Post-transcriptional Regulation of Lignin Biosynthesis Pathway Genes in Populus. Switzerland. doi:https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.00652
Zhang, Jin, Tuskan, Gerald A., Tschaplinski, Timothy J., Muchero, Wellington, and Chen, Jin-Gui. Mon . "Transcriptional and Post-transcriptional Regulation of Lignin Biosynthesis Pathway Genes in Populus". Switzerland. doi:https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.00652.
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title = {Transcriptional and Post-transcriptional Regulation of Lignin Biosynthesis Pathway Genes in Populus},
author = {Zhang, Jin and Tuskan, Gerald A. and Tschaplinski, Timothy J. and Muchero, Wellington and Chen, Jin-Gui},
abstractNote = {Lignin is a heterogeneous polymer of aromatic subunits derived from phenylalanine. It is polymerized in intimate proximity to the polysaccharide components in plant cell walls and provides additional rigidity and compressive strength for plants. Understanding the regulatory mechanisms of lignin biosynthesis is important for genetic modification of the plant cell wall for agricultural and industrial applications. Over the past 10 years the transcriptional regulatory model of lignin biosynthesis has been established in plants. However, the role of post-transcriptional regulation is still largely unknown. Increasing evidence suggests that lignin biosynthesis pathway genes are also regulated by alternative splicing, microRNA, and long non-coding RNA. In this review, we briefly summarize recent progress on the transcriptional regulation, then we focus on reviewing progress on the post-transcriptional regulation of lignin biosynthesis pathway genes in the woody model plant Populus.},
doi = {10.3389/fpls.2020.00652},
journal = {Frontiers in Plant Science},
number = ,
volume = 11,
place = {Switzerland},
year = {2020},
month = {5}
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