Assays of protonemal growth responses in physcomitrella patens under blue- and red-light stimuli

Sho Miyazaki, Masatoshi Nakajima, Hiroshi Kawaide

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Abstract

The non-seed land plant Physcomitrella patens is a model species for developmental, cellular, and molecular biology studies in mosses and also for performing genetic analyses. Previously, it was shown that wild-type P. patens displays a unique photomorphogenetic behavior, in which chloronemal filaments grow in the opposite direction to a blue-light source. Here, we describe bioassay systems that can be used to study light avoidance responses as well as other aspects of photomorphogenetic regulation in P. patens grown under red- and blue-light sources.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMethods in Molecular Biology
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Pages35-43
Number of pages9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
Volume1924
ISSN (Print)1064-3745

Keywords

  • Blue light
  • Bryophyte
  • Caulonema
  • Chloronema
  • Gibberellin
  • Moss
  • Photomorphogenesis
  • Physcomitrella
  • Protonema
  • Red light

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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