Zhang Tao lab

Bioinformatics, Epigenetics and Genomics.

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Chorus2 oligo datasets

Chorus2 oligo datasets

Oligo datasets which host oligo sequences for Oligo-FISH. Details Introduction The oligo datasets currently host oligo sequences of nine species, including Arabidopsis, rice, maize, potato, barley, soybean, human, mouse and...

PlantDHS

PlantDHS

PlantDHS: a database for DNase I hypersensitive sites (DHSs) in plants.


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A uORF Represses the Transcription Factor AtHB1 in Aerial Tissues to Avoid a Deleterious Phenotype

A uORF Represses the Transcription Factor AtHB1 in Aerial Tissues to Avoid a Deleterious Phenotype

Abstract: AtHB1 is an Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) homeodomain-leucine zipper transcription factor that participates in hypocotyl elongation under short-day conditions. Here, we show that its expression is posttranscriptionally regulated by an...

Ding Yu
Enhancing rice grain production by manipulating the naturally evolved cis-regulatory element-containing inverted repeat sequence of OsREM20

Enhancing rice grain production by manipulating the naturally evolved cis-regulatory element-containing inverted repeat sequence of OsREM20

Abstract: Grain number per panicle (GNP) is an important agronomic trait that contributes to rice grain yield. Despite its importance in rice breeding, the molecular mechanism underlying GNP regulation remains...

Xin Xiaoyue
Assessing genome-wide dynamic changes in enhancer activity during early mESC differentiation by FAIRE-STARR-seq

Assessing genome-wide dynamic changes in enhancer activity during early mESC differentiation by FAIRE-STARR-seq

Abstract: Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) can differentiate into any given cell type and therefore represent a versatile model to study the link between gene regulation and differentiation. To quantitatively assess...

Liu Guanqing
Quantitative regulation of Waxy expression by CRISPR/Cas9-based promoter and 5’UTR-intron editing improves grain quality in rice

Quantitative regulation of Waxy expression by CRISPR/Cas9-based promoter and 5’UTR-intron editing improves grain quality in rice

Abstract: In cereal crops, grain starches are composed of different proportions of amylose and amylopectin, which determine the cooking and eating qualities. The amylose synthesis is controlled by the Waxy...

Tan Yan
Nucleolar histone deacetylases HDT1, HDT2 and HDT3 regulate plant reproductive development

Nucleolar histone deacetylases HDT1, HDT2 and HDT3 regulate plant reproductive development

Abstract: Nucleolus is a membrane-less organelle where ribosomes are assembled and rRNAs transcribed and processed. The assembled ribosomes composed of ribosomal proteins and rRNAs synthesize proteins for cell survival. In...

Pan Kairui
Plastidic Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex E1 Component Subunit Alpha1 Is Involved in Galactolipid Biosynthesis Required for Amyloplast Development in Rice

Plastidic Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex E1 Component Subunit Alpha1 Is Involved in Galactolipid Biosynthesis Required for Amyloplast Development in Rice

Abstract: Starch accounts for over 80% of the total dry weight in cereal endosperm and determines the kernel texture and nutritional quality. Amyloplasts, terminally differentiated plastids, are responsible for starch...

Zhang Xin
Organization and regulation of gene transcription

Organization and regulation of gene transcription

Abstract: The regulated transcription of genes determines cell identity and function. Recent structural studies have elucidated mechanisms that govern the regulation of transcription by RNA polymerases during the initiation and...

Han Yangshuo
A photoregulatory mechanism of the circadian clock in Arabidopsis

A photoregulatory mechanism of the circadian clock in Arabidopsis

Abstract: Cryptochromes (CRYs) are photoreceptors that mediate light regulation of the circadian clock in plants and animals. Here we show that CRYs mediate blue-light regulation of N6-methyladenosine (m6A) modification of...

Liu Shuo
Report: MAC5, an RNA-binding protein, protects pri-miRNAs from SERRATE-dependent exoribonuclease activities

Report: MAC5, an RNA-binding protein, protects pri-miRNAs from SERRATE-dependent exoribonuclease activities

Abstract: MAC5 is a component of the conserved MOS4-associated complex. It plays critical roles in development and immunity. Here we report that MAC5 is required for microRNA (miRNA) biogenesis. MAC5...

Wu Wenwen
Report: Determinants of genome-wide distribution and evolution of uORFs in eukaryotes

Report: Determinants of genome-wide distribution and evolution of uORFs in eukaryotes

Abstract: Upstream open reading frames (uORFs) play widespread regulatory functions in modulating mRNA translation in eukaryotes, but the principles underlying the genomic distribution and evolution of uORFs remain poorly understood....

Ding Yu