Transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolic changes in Arabidopsis thaliana leaves after the onset of illumination.

Liang C, Cheng S, Zhang Y, Sun Y, Fernie AR, Kang K, Panagiotou G, Lo C, Lim BL (2016) Transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolic changes in Arabidopsis thaliana leaves after the onset of illumination. BMC Plant Biol 16, 43. PubMed

Abstract

Light plays an important role in plant growth and development. In this study, the impact of light on physiology of 20-d-old Arabidopsis leaves was examined through transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic analysis. Since the energy-generating electron transport chains in chloroplasts and mitochondria are encoded by both nuclear and organellar genomes, sequencing total RNA after removal of ribosomal RNAs provides essential information on transcription of organellar genomes. The changes in the levels of ADP, ATP, NADP(+), NADPH and 41 metabolites upon illumination were also quantified.

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doi: 10.1186/s12870-016-0726-3 PMID: 26865323