Journal article

Golgi-localized STELLO proteins regulate the assembly and trafficking of cellulose synthase complexes in Arabidopsis

Yi Zhang, Nino Nikolovski, Mathias Sorieul, Tamara Vellosillo, Heather E McFarlane, Ray Dupree, Christopher Kesten, Rene Schneider, Carlos Driemeier, Rahul Lathe, Edwin Lampugnani, Xiaolan Yu, Alexander Ivakov, Monika S Doblin, Jenny C Mortimer, Steven P Brown, Staffan Persson, Paul Dupree

Nature Communications | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016


Awarded by BBSRC Sustainable Energy Centre Cell Wall Sugars Programme (BSBEC)

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Awarded by EMBO long-term fellowship

Awarded by NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Funding Acknowledgements

The work presented in this paper was supported by grants from the BBSRC: BB/G016240/1 BBSRC Sustainable Energy Centre Cell Wall Sugars Programme (BSBEC) and the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme SUNLIBB (FP7/2007-2013) under the grant agreement no. 251132 to P.D. The UK 850MHz solid-state NMR facility was funded by EPSRC and BBSRC, as well as the University of Warwick including via part funding through Birmingham Science City Advanced Materials Projects 1 and 2 supported by Advantage West Midlands (AWM) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF); we thank Dinu Iuga for experimental assistance, Luisa Trindade for providing split-ubiquitin constructs, and Chris Somerville for helpful discussions and suggesting the name STELLO. We acknowledge LNBio and LNLS for providing X-ray beam time (proposal GAR 15208), and the Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University for imaging facilities. T.V. was supported by an EMBO long-term fellowship (ALTF 711-2012) and by postdoctoral funding from the Philomathia Foundation. H.E.M. was supported by an EMBO Long-Term Fellowship (ALTF-1246-2013) and an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF-454454-2014). S.P. and Y.Z. were supported by the Max-Planck Gesellschaft, and S.P. was also supported by a R@MAP Professor position at UoM. We thank the Biological Optical Microscopy Platform (BOMP) at University of Melbourne, and Tom Simmons and Rita Marques for assistance on sugar analyses.