The Ethylene Signaling Pathway

  title={The Ethylene Signaling Pathway},
  author={Jos{\'e} M. Alonso and Anna N. Stepanova},
  pages={1513 - 1515}
Plants use a structurally very simple gas molecule, the hydrocarbon ethylene, to modulate various developmental programs and coordinate responses to a multitude of external stress factors. How this simple molecule generates such a diverse array of effects has been the subject of intense research for the past two decades. A fascinating signaling pathway, with classical as well as novel plant-specific signaling elements, is emerging from these studies. We describe the four main modules that… 

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