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Science 315 (5808): 52-53

Copyright © 2007 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Nodules and Hormones

Giles E. D. Oldroyd

A hormone-signaling pathway is crucial to the ability of certain plants to form nodules when stimulated by nitrogen-fixing bacteria.

The author is in the Department of Disease and Stress Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK. E-mail: giles.oldroyd{at}

Knockdown of LjIPT3 influences nodule development in Lotus japonicus.
Y. Chen, W. Chen, X. Li, H. Jiang, P. Wu, K. Xia, Y. Yang, and G. Wu (2014)
Plant Cell Physiol.
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Soybean Nodule-Enhanced CLE Peptides in Roots Act as Signals in GmNARK-Mediated Nodulation Suppression.
C. W. Lim, Y. W. Lee, and C. H. Hwang (2011)
Plant Cell Physiol. 52, 1613-1627
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How Many Peas in a Pod? Legume Genes Responsible for Mutualistic Symbioses Underground.
H. Kouchi, H. Imaizumi-Anraku, M. Hayashi, T. Hakoyama, T. Nakagawa, Y. Umehara, N. Suganuma, and M. Kawaguchi (2010)
Plant Cell Physiol. 51, 1381-1397
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A Novel ABA Insensitive Mutant of Lotus japonicus with a Wilty Phenotype Displays Unaltered Nodulation Regulation.
B. Biswas, P. K. Chan, and P. M. Gresshoff (2009)
Mol Plant 2, 487-499
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Abscisic Acid Coordinates Nod Factor and Cytokinin Signaling during the Regulation of Nodulation in Medicago truncatula.
Y. Ding, P. Kalo, C. Yendrek, J. Sun, Y. Liang, J. F. Marsh, J. M. Harris, and G. E.D. Oldroyd (2008)
PLANT CELL 20, 2681-2695
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Root-Microbe Communication through Protein Secretion.
C. De-la-Pena, Z. Lei, B. S. Watson, L. W. Sumner, and J. M. Vivanco (2008)
J. Biol. Chem. 283, 25247-25255
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In vitro synthesis of the iron molybdenum cofactor of nitrogenase from iron, sulfur, molybdenum, and homocitrate using purified proteins.
L. Curatti, J. A. Hernandez, R. Y. Igarashi, B. Soboh, D. Zhao, and L. M. Rubio (2007)
PNAS 104, 17626-17631
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