Genes Identified in Defence Against Powdery Mildew

September 19, 2016
Filed under: Media,New Publications,News — Tags: , — Stav Manafis @ 11:37 am

An international research team has identified two genes which could help protect barley against powdery mildew attack. Led by the University of Adelaide in Australia and the Leibniz-Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) in Germany, the research will give plant-breeders new targets for developing lines of barley with resistance to powdery mildew. […]

New paper: Regulation of Meristem Morphogenesis by Cell Wall Synthases in Arabidopsis

May 20, 2016
Filed under: Media,New Publications,News — Tags: , , , — Stav Manafis @ 1:06 pm

ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls‘ scientists have mapped changes in composition of plant cell walls over space and time, providing new insights into the development and growth of all plants. A paper titled Regulation of Meristem Morphogenesis by Cell Wall Synthases in Arabidopsis which is published in the journal Current Biology, characterises […]

New paper: Polysaccharide decoration in plant primary cell walls

January 25, 2013
Filed under: New Publications,News — Tags: , , — Emma Drew @ 3:38 am

Read a new article by Deputy Director and Chief Investigator, Professor Tony Bacic, and our New Zealand collaborators: An enzyme activity capable of endotransglycosylation of heteroxylan polysaccharides is present in plant primary cell walls