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. 2020 Feb 19;71(4):1203-1205.
doi: 10.1093/jxb/erz519.

Gain-of-function Mutations: Key Tools for Modifying or Designing Novel Proteins in Plant Molecular Engineering

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Gain-of-function Mutations: Key Tools for Modifying or Designing Novel Proteins in Plant Molecular Engineering

Li Zhu et al. J Exp Bot. .
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Abstract

This article comments on: Deng WJ, Li RQ, Xu YW, Mao RY, Chen SF, Chen LB, Chen LT, Liu YG, Chen YL. 2020. A lipid transfer protein variant with a mutant eight-cysteine motif causes photoperiod- and temperature-sensitive dwarfism in rice. Journal of Experimental Botany 71, 1294–1305.

Keywords: Photoperiod-thermo-sensitive dwarfism 1; disulfide bond; eight-cysteine motif; molecular engineering; nsLTP; plant height; rice.

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