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Phytochrome-mediated photoperception and signal transduction in higher plants.
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PMID:  12429614     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Light provides a major source of information from the environment during plant growth and development. Light perception is mediated through the action of several photoreceptors, including the phytochromes. Recent results demonstrate that light responses involve the regulation of several thousand genes. Some of the key events controlling this gene expression are the translocation of the phytochrome photoreceptors into the nucleus followed by their binding to transcription factors. Coupled with these events, the degradation of positively acting intermediates appears to be an important process whereby photomorphogenesis is repressed in darkness. This review summarizes our current knowledge of these processes.
Eberhard Schafer; Chris Bowle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  EMBO reports     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1469-221X     ISO Abbreviation:  EMBO Rep.     Publication Date:  2002 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-11-13     Completed Date:  2003-07-22     Revised Date:  2013-06-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963049     Medline TA:  EMBO Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1042-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Universitat Freiburg, Institut fur Biologie II/Botanik, Schanzlestrasse 1, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Cell Nucleus / metabolism
Cytoplasm / metabolism
Models, Biological
Phytochrome / metabolism*
Plant Physiological Phenomena*
Signal Transduction / genetics,  physiology*
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