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
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
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.