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      Méta-programme INRAE DIGIT-BIO Peersim

      For the study of multi-stresses in plants, the consensus is that the effect of combined stresses is different from the sum of the effects of single stresses. It seems therefore difficult to predict the...



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      Defenses and beneficial interactions

      Avoidance of detrimental defense responses in beneficial plant-microbe interactions
      Plants live in the presence of a very diverse microbial world. While the majority of these organisms do not interact...



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      Epigenetic regulation of sex determination

      In monoecious melon, sex is determined by the differential expression of sex determination genes (SDGs) and adoption of sex-specific transcriptional programs. Histone modifications such as H3K27me3 have...



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      Happy New year 2022

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      The same transcription factor regulates two antagonistic signaling pathways

      The NIN transcription factor coordinates CEP and CLE signaling peptides that regulate nodulation antagonistically 
      Legume plants tightly regulate symbiotic nitrogen-fixing root nodule number to balance...



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      Finally! A CLE peptide regulating symbiotic nodulation that is induced by nitrate in M. truncatula

      The nitrate-induced CLE35 signaling peptide inhibits nodulation through the SUNN receptor and miR2111 repression
      Legume plants form nitrogen (N)-fixing symbiotic nodules when mineral N is limiting in soils...



    • A new step towards understanding cytokinin action in symbiotic nodulation

      The plant hormone cytokinins regulate many developmental processes and environmental responses, including symbiotic nitrogen-fixing nodulation in legume plants. Cytokinin signalling activation recruits...



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      Nitrogen Systemic Signaling: from symbiotic nodulation to root acquisition

      Plant nutrient acquisition is tightly regulated both by resources availability and metabolic needs, implying the existence of communication between roots and shoots to ensure their integration at the...



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      An unexpected CLE peptide regulates symbiotic nodulation of legume plants

      An improved linkage disequilibrium-based statistical test used for Genome-Wide Epistatic Selection Scans allowed predicting a genetic interaction between a new CLE signaling peptide and the SUNN receptor...



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      A long noncoding RNA modulates the transcriptome by interacting with multiple core splicing factors

      Alternative splicing (AS) is a major source of transcriptome diversity. Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) have recently emerged as regulators of AS through different molecular mechanisms. In Arabidopsis thaliana...



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      Projet ANR : PATHOSYM

      Understanding the frontiers between pathogenicity and legume-rhizobia symbiosis
       
      Legumes can establish a nitrogen-fixing symbiosis with rhizobia to offset the plant's need for nitrogen fertilizer. This...



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      Dr. Jérémie Bazin was recruited at IPS2 as a INRAE researcher

      Jeremie Bazin is a researcher (INRAE) in the IPS2 unit (Institut des Sciences des Plantes - Paris-Saclay, UMR 9213 UPSaclay/CNRS/INRAE). He has been recruited in May 2021 in Martin Crespi's team.
      After...



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      A new team at IPS2

      The new team headed by Leandro Quadrana  will join the Developmental Genomics and Genetics (DGG) department  to investigate the contribution of genomic and epigenomic variation to plant diversity. What...



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      BdCUL4 and BdLAXA are required for development

      BrachypodiumdistachyonUNICULME4 and LAXATUM-A are redundantly required for development
       
      In cultivated grasses, NOOT-BOP-COCH-LIKE (NBCL) genes are essential regulators of vegetative and reproductive development...



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      Glandular trichomes: bioreactors for the production of specialized metabolites

      Sclareol, a specialized antifungal metabolite produced by clary sage, Salvia sclarea, is the natural plant starting molecule used for the hemisynthesis of ambroxide, an ingredient used in fine perfumery...



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      Function of chloroplast nucleoids in C4 photosynthetic differentiation.

      In C4-plants, the separation of photosynthetic functions between highly specialized mesophyll (M) and bundle sheath (BS) chloroplasts allows an efficient CO2 fixation. Gene networks at the origin of the...



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      EPITRANS platform certified Iso9001: a new step, guaranteeing our concern for quality!

      The Epigenomics and Translational Research in Plants (EPITRANS) platform has been certified by AFNOR as meeting the requirements of the Iso 9001:2015 standard.
      EPITRANS is an analytical platform, with...



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      Prof. Adi Avni, expert in plant biosensors and plant Innate Immunity, in residence at IPS2 for 2 month

      The FLOCAD’s team is pleased to welcome Prof. Adi Avni, coming from the School of Plant Sciences and Food Security, Tel Aviv University, Israel for 2 months. He is a recognized researcher in the field...



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      The “Fête de la Science” event at IPS2

      For the thirtieth edition of the “Fête de la Science” event, on October 8 2021, IPS2 welcomed students from the “Lycée Marie Curie” at Sceaux.
      The program included different presentations:
      Presentation...



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      Induced mutations in SlE8 and SlACO1 control tomato fruit maturation and shelf-life

      Ethylene plays a key role in tomato fruit ripening and softening that determine fruit shelf-life. Excessive fruit ripening provokes postharvest deterioration which is one of the most important challenges...