HISTONE DEACETYLASE 9 represses seedling traits in Arabidopsis thaliana dry seeds.

Abstract

Plant life is characterized by major phase changes. We studied the role of histone deacetylase (HDAC) activity in the transition from seed to seedling in Arabidopsis. Pharmacological inhibition of HDAC stimulated germination of freshly harvested seeds. Subsequent analysis revealed that histone deacetylase 9 (hda9) mutant alleles displayed reduced seed… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/tpj.12646

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