Cellulose synthesis via the FEI2 RLK/SOS5 pathway and CELLULOSE SYNTHASE 5 is required for the structure of seed coat mucilage in Arabidopsis
Smadar Harpaz-Saad, Heather E McFarlane, Shouling Xu, Uday K Divi, Bronwen Forward, Tamara L Western, Joseph J Kieber
The Plant Journal | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2011
Awarded by National Science Foundation
Awarded by BARD
We thank Tony Perdue for excellent help with confocal microscopy, Dr Brian Leung for advice on statistics, Drs Seth DeBolt and Samantha Vernhettes for seeds, and the Kieber and Western laboratory personnel for helpful discussions. This project was supported by National Science Foundation grant IOS 0624377 (to J.J.K.) and by a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Discovery Grant (to T. L. W.). S. H-S. is a recipient of a Vaadia-BARD postdoctoral fellowship award No. FI-411-2008 from BARD, The United States - Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund and H. E. M. is a recipient of an NSERC CGS-M.