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Signalling crosstalk in plants:emerging issues

Taylor, Jane and McAinsh, Martin (2005) Signalling crosstalk in plants:emerging issues. Journal of Experimental Botany, 55 (395). pp. 147-149. ISSN 1460-2431

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Abstract

The Oxford English Dictionary defines crosstalk as ‘unwanted transfer of signals between communication channels’. How does this definition relate to the way in which we view the organization and function of signalling pathways? Recent advances in the field of plant signalling have challenged the traditional view of a signalling transduction cascade as isolated linear pathways. Instead the picture emerging of the mechanisms by which plants transduce environmental signals is of the interaction between transduction chains. The manner in which these interactions occur (and indeed whether the transfer of these signals is ‘unwanted’ or beneficial) is currently the topic of intense research.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Experimental Botany
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crosstalk ; plant signalling ; transduction chains.
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 8955
Deposited By: Dr Martin R McAinsh
Deposited On: 20 May 2008 11:50
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2013 21:14
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/8955

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