Lab News

‘Accidental’ ;-) QTL cloning from our lab published in New Phytologist

A root growth QTL gone astray is a germination QTL:

Amélia Amiguet-Vercher, Luca Santuari, Miguel Gonzalez-Guzman, Stephen Depuydt, Pedro L. Rodriguez and Christian S. Hardtke (2014): The IBO germination QTL encodes a phosphatase 2C-related variant with a non-synonymous amino acid change that interferes with abscisic acid signaling. New Phytologist, doi:10.1111/nph.13225.

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Hormones are hormones, but Brachypodium is not Arabidopsis – slides with voiceover

Movie of slides with voiceover of Christian’s talk at the IPGSA meeting 2013 about our Brachypodium work, published that day:

David Pacheco-Villalobos, Martial Sankar, Karin Ljung and Christian S. Hardtke (2013): Disturbed local auxin homeostasis enhances cellular anisotropy and reveals alternative wiring of auxin-ethylene crosstalk in Brachypodium distachyon seminal roots. PLoS Genetics, doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003564.