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Latest papers

Rochaix J.D. & Ramundo S.: Conditional Repression of Essential Chloroplast Genes: Evidence for New Plastid Signaling Pathways.
Biochim Biophys Acta 2014. PMID: 25486627.

Ramundo S. & Rochaix J.D.: Chloroplast Unfolded Protein Response, a New Plastid Stress Signaling Pathway?.
Plant Signal Behav 2014. PMID: 25482768.

Chi W., He B., Manavski N., Mao J., Ji D., Lu C., Rochaix J.D., Meurer J. & Zhang L.: RHON1 Mediates a Rho-Like Activity for Transcription Termination in Plastids of Arabidopsis thaliana.
Plant Cell 2014. PMID: 25480370.

Boycheva S., Dominguez A., Rolcik J., Boller T. & Fitzpatrick T.B.: Consequences of a deficit in pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (vitamin B6) biosynthesis de novo for hormone homeostasis and root development in Arabidopsis.
Plant Physiol 2014. PMID: 25475669.

Marguerettaz M., Dieppois G., Que Y.A., Ducret V., Zuchuat S. & Perron K.: Sputum containing zinc enhances carbapenem resistance, biofilm formation and virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Microb Pathog 2014, 77C:36-41. PMID: 25448466.

Sanchez D.H. & Paszkowski J.: Heat-induced release of epigenetic silencing reveals the concealed role of an imprinted plant gene.
PLoS Genet 2014, 10(11):e1004806. PMID: 25411840.

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