Special Issue "Nitric Oxide Signalling in Plants"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2023 | Viewed by 2201
Interests: plant molecular biology; molecular plant physiology; nitric oxide; Arabidopsis; phytohormones
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Nitric oxide (NO) is a gaseous small molecule and as a free radical, it plays important roles in various physiological and biological processes in plants. NO also acts as signal molecule and transducer with a range of functions, including seed germination, growth, root development, ripening and plant aging. The study of NO biology in plants during the last few decades has proved the beneficial role of NO in plant growth, but also the toxic byproducts of oxidative metabolism when exposed to abiotic/biotic stresses. Some NO-mediated transcriptomic and metabolomic investigations have revealed that changes in cellular NO levels via the modification of thiol groups are critical for plants to acclimate against diverse stress conditions, and can be an important product of N metabolism. Recently, some research in NO biology has evidenced that the production of NO is affected by N supply, and free radical NO or exogenous NO donor appears to regulate N assimilation.
This Special Issue focuses on extending current knowledge of nitric oxide signaling in plants, along with the ways NO can interact with other reactive signaling molecules, enzymes and metabolites and also how NO signaling/metabolism can affect plant growth and development under normal or stressed conditions.
Dr. Mun Bong-Gyu
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- nitric oxide
- NO-mediated transcriptome
- post-transcription modification
- N assimilation
- NO homeostasis
- gaseous NO
- cellular signaling
- nitric oxide signaling
- transcription factors (TFs)