Temporal and spatial expression patterns of the gene AtBSMT1 encoding a salicylic acid methyltransferase in arabidopsis transgenic plants

  • Pamella Marie Sendon
  • Jong-Beum Park
  • Hak Soo Seo
  • Soon-Ki Park
  • Jong Tae SongEmail author
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Expression patterns of AtBSMT1 encoding an S-adenosyl-L-methionine: salicylic acid carboxyl methyltransferase from Arabidopsis thaliana were analyzed in AtBSMT1 promoter::β-glucuronidase (GUS) transgenic Arabidopsis. AtBSMT1 was expressed in flowers and siliques and induced under specific biotic/abiotic stress conditions. The results indicated that the induction of AtBSMT1 is regulated by plant disease response and jasmonic acid signaling.


jasmonic acid plant defense salicylic acid salicylic acid methyltransferase 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pamella Marie Sendon
    • 1
  • Jong-Beum Park
    • 1
  • Hak Soo Seo
    • 2
    • 3
  • Soon-Ki Park
    • 1
  • Jong Tae Song
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.School of Applied BiosciencesKyungpook National UniversityDaeguRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Department of Plant BioscienceSeoul National UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea
  3. 3.Bio-MAX InstituteSeoul National UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea

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