August 12, 2022
This study shows that plant genes called MYCs which are known for their role in promoting stress responses, potently inhibit growth and seed production.
August 9, 2022
The new field of phytonanotechnology, which involves the use of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) to enhance/alter plant systems, promises to have an immense impact on critical global problems related to climate change and the scale of food production.
March 7, 2022
Integrating single particle cryo-electron microscopy (EM) and molecular dynamics (MD) has made a paradigm shift to the field of structural biology in order to determine both structure and function of biomolecules.
January 31, 2022
Whole-molecule carbon isotope ratios (13C/12C) enable assessments of plant carbon uptake yet conceal information about carbon allocation.
March 9, 2021
Two metabolic pathways introduced into cyanobacteria increase its photosynthesis performance and provide partial protection from negative effects of excess light absorption.
October 26, 2020
Identifying transcription factor networks that protect maize when its main cellular biofactory is under stress
Scientists have identified new transcription factor networks and their dynamic activities that protect the endoplasmic reticulum in situations requiring the production of large quantities of proteins.
October 2, 2020
The work is the first structural description of a carotenoid binding protein called C-terminal domain-like carotenoid protein.
August 25, 2020
Isoprene and photosynthetic metabolism labeling experiments provided evidence that glucose is recycled back into photosynthetic metabolism.
August 3, 2020
A new study increases our understanding of the biosynthesis of xyloglucan, one of the most common polysaccharides in plant primary cell walls.
May 14, 2020
A new method to reveal the molecular landscapes of photosynthetic membranes inside green algae cells
A collaboration with Max Planck Institutes in Germany has led to a new visualization approach that produces a topological view of these native membranes.
August 29, 2023Undergraduate research at PRL: Students participate in Research Experiences for Undergraduates program
August 24, 2023GLBRC Postdoc Spotlight: Binod Basyal