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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18(10), 2191;

Heat-Responsive Photosynthetic and Signaling Pathways in Plants: Insight from Proteomics

Shanghai Engineering Research Center of Plant Germplasm Resources, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai 200234, China
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Received: 29 August 2017 / Revised: 13 October 2017 / Accepted: 16 October 2017 / Published: 20 October 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Selected Papers from the 6th National Plant Protein Research Congress)
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Heat stress is a major abiotic stress posing a serious threat to plants. Heat-responsive mechanisms in plants are complicated and fine-tuned. Heat signaling transduction and photosynthesis are highly sensitive. Therefore, a thorough understanding of the molecular mechanism in heat stressed-signaling transduction and photosynthesis is necessary to protect crop yield. Current high-throughput proteomics investigations provide more useful information for underlying heat-responsive signaling pathways and photosynthesis modulation in plants. Several signaling components, such as guanosine triphosphate (GTP)-binding protein, nucleoside diphosphate kinase, annexin, and brassinosteroid-insensitive I-kinase domain interacting protein 114, were proposed to be important in heat signaling transduction. Moreover, diverse protein patterns of photosynthetic proteins imply that the modulations of stomatal CO2 exchange, photosystem II, Calvin cycle, ATP synthesis, and chlorophyll biosynthesis are crucial for plant heat tolerance. View Full-Text
Keywords: heat response; proteomics; photosynthesis; signaling heat response; proteomics; photosynthesis; signaling

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Wang, X.; Xu, C.; Cai, X.; Wang, Q.; Dai, S. Heat-Responsive Photosynthetic and Signaling Pathways in Plants: Insight from Proteomics. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18, 2191.

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