The MYB33, MYB65, and MYB101 transcription factors affect Arabidopsis and potatoresponses to drought by regulating the ABA signaling pathway
Posted 07 Apr 2021
bioRxiv DOI: 10.1101/2021.04.07.438025
Posted 07 Apr 2021
Aims: Drought is a climate threat limiting crop production. Potato is one of the four most important food crops worldwide and is sensitive to water shortage. The CBP80 gene was shown to affect plant response to drought by regulating the level of microRNA159, and, consequently, the levels of the MYB33 and MYB101 transcription factors. (TF) Our studies aimed to show whether indeed the level of MYB33, MYB65, and MYB101 TFs affects plant response to water shortage. Methods: Arabidopsis transgenic plants exhibiting downregulation and Arabidopsis and potato transgenic plants exhibiting overexpression of selected MYB TFs were obtained. Plants response to drought was mainly measured using relative water content (RWC) and stomata closure upon exogenous ABA. Results: Three MYB TFs studied are involved in plant response to drought. When downregulated in Arabidopsis, the MYB33, MYB65 and MYB101 genes cause stomatal hyposensitivity to ABA, leading to reduced tolerance to drought. Transgenic Arabidopsis and potato plants overexpressing a mutated version of these genes with changed miR159 recognition site, show hypersensitivity to ABA and relatively high tolerance to drought conditions. Conclusions: The MYB33, MYB65, and MYB101 genes are good be potential targets for innovative breeding to obtain crops with relatively high tolerance to drought.
- Downloaded 143 times
- Download rankings, all-time:
- Site-wide: 145,619
- In molecular biology: 4,355
- Year to date:
- Site-wide: 62,649
- Since beginning of last month:
- Site-wide: 76,271
Downloads over time
Distribution of downloads per paper, site-wide
- 27 Nov 2020: The website and API now include results pulled from medRxiv as well as bioRxiv.
- 18 Dec 2019: We're pleased to announce PanLingua, a new tool that enables you to search for machine-translated bioRxiv preprints using more than 100 different languages.
- 21 May 2019: PLOS Biology has published a community page about Rxivist.org and its design.
- 10 May 2019: The paper analyzing the Rxivist dataset has been published at eLife.
- 1 Mar 2019: We now have summary statistics about bioRxiv downloads and submissions.
- 8 Feb 2019: Data from Altmetric is now available on the Rxivist details page for every preprint. Look for the "donut" under the download metrics.
- 30 Jan 2019: preLights has featured the Rxivist preprint and written about our findings.
- 22 Jan 2019: Nature just published an article about Rxivist and our data.
- 13 Jan 2019: The Rxivist preprint is live!