Journal article

The cotton beta-galactosyltransferase 1 (GalT1) that galactosylates arabinogalactan proteins participates in controlling fiber development

Li-Xia Qin, Yun Chen, Wei Zeng, Yang Li, Lu Gao, Deng-Di Li, Antony Bacic, Wen-Liang Xu, Xue-Bao Li

The Plant Journal | WILEY | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Awarded by Project of Transgenic Research from the Ministry of Agriculture of China


Awarded by ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls grant


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant no. 31371234) and the Project of Transgenic Research from the Ministry of Agriculture of China (grant no. 2016ZX08009003-004, 2014ZX08009-27B). We thank Prof. Spencer Williams (University of Melbourne) for providing Gal-NBD, and thank Dr Alexander Idnurm (University of Melbourne) for critically reading the manuscript. Mass spectrometry was performed by Ms Kris Ford (University of Melbourne). WZ and AB acknowledge the support of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls grant (CE1101007). The authors declare no conflicts of interest.