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Plant cell wall consists of multiple components and complex structure. Here, ssNMR was used to investigate the physical interactions between two principle cell wall components, cellulose and xylan, and demonstrate the mechanism for their interactions
The nitrate signalling pathway now has a backbone. CPK calcium-dependent kinases are the long-awaited molecular link between major players in this pathway, the membrane-located nitrate transceptor NRT1.1 and the NLP transcription factors.