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Title: Decipher the Molecular Response of Plant Single Cell Types to Environmental Stresses

The analysis of the molecular response of entire plants or organs to environmental stresses suffers from the cellular complexity of the samples used. Specifically, this cellular complexity masks cell-specific responses to environmental stresses and logically leads to the dilution of the molecular changes occurring in each cell type composing the tissue/organ/plant in response to the stress. Therefore, to generate a more accurate picture of these responses, scientists are focusing on plant single cell type approaches. Several cell types are now considered as models such as the pollen, the trichomes, the cotton fiber, various root cell types including the root hair cell, and the guard cell of stomata. Among them, several have been used to characterize plant response to abiotic and biotic stresses. Lastly, in this review, we are describing the various -omic studies performed on these different plant single cell type models to better understand plant cell response to biotic and abiotic stresses.
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  1. Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (United States). Dept. of Microbiology and Plant Biology
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Grant/Contract Number:
SC0012629; IOS-1339194; IOS-1453613
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
BioMed Research International
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2016; Journal ID: ISSN 2314-6133
Research Org:
Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (United States). Dept. of Microbiology and Plant Biology
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States