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Special Issue "Plant Cell Wall Biology"
A special issue of Plants (ISSN 2223-7747).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2020.
Plant cell walls are intricately involved in many processes in plants like cell morphogenesis and responses to biotic and abiotic stress; they also form the largest carbon sinks on the planet, and are of interest to society with respect to sustainable energy and food production. This situation ensures that cell wall-related processes are of interest to a large number of plant scientists while also making research challenging due to the chemical complexity of cell walls, their dynamic nature, and their involvement in many processes. Recent years have seen the development and application of novel analytical technologies, which have fundamentally changed the options of the community to investigate cell wall-related processes. This has led to exciting new insights into the processes modifying cell wall composition and structure as well as the contributions of cell walls to processes like plant-pathogen interactions and cell elongation. In this Special Issue, articles are welcome that provide both a snapshot of recent developments in the field and some indications of exciting future research areas.
Prof. Thorsten Hamann
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Plants is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- plant cell wall metabolism
- cell wall morphogenesis
- cell wall signaling
- plant cell wall integrity maintenance
- carbohydrate metabolism
- cell wall-pathogen interactions
- cell wall patterning
- cell wall analysis
- plant cell wall environment
- cell wall protein