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Plant perception of beta-aminobutyric acid is mediated by an aspartyl-tRNA synthetase

Estrella Luna, Marieke van Hulten, Yuhua Zhang, Oliver Berkowitz, Ana Lopez, Pierre Petriacq, Matthew A Sellwood, Beining Chen, Mike Burrell, Allison van de Meene, Corne MJ Pieterse, Victor Flors, Jurriaan Ton

Nature Chemical Biology | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2014

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Awarded by VENI grant from the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research (NWO)


Awarded by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Institute


Awarded by European Research Council


Awarded by Leverhulme Trust


Awarded by European Union Seventh Framework Programme


Awarded by VICI grant from NWO


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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank S. van Wees, N. Halford, J. Lucas, J. Pickett, I. Feussner, X. Zhang, W Kegge, D. Acoska, M. Roberts, V. Pastor, J. Gamir and B. Mauch-Mani for fruitful discussions, practical assistance and/or helpful feedback. Arabidopsis NahG B15 and Ler rpp5 seeds were kindly provided by J. Ryals (Research Triangle Park, USA) and J. Parker (Max Planck Institute, Cologne), respectively. The research was supported by a VENI grant to J.T. (no. 863.04.019) from the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research (NWO), a Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Institute Career Path Fellowship (no. BB/E023959/1) to J.T., a consolidator grant from the European Research Council (no. 309944-Prime-A-Plant) to LT., a Research Leadership Award from the Leverhulme Trust (no. RL-2012-042) to LT., European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013; no265865-PURE) to J.T., a grant from the Felix Thornley Cobbold Agricultural Trust to J.T. and E.L. and a VICI grant (no. 865.04.002) to C.M.J.P. from NWO.