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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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Abstract

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.

Keywords

jasmonic acid plant defense salicylic acid salicylic acid methyltransferase 

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© The Korean Society for Applied Biological Chemistry 2012

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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