Sci Rep 2021 Jul 21;11(1):14887. Epub 2021 Jul 21.
School of Life Sciences, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, 89154, USA.
WRKY transcription factors play key roles in stress responses, growth, and development. We previously reported on the evolution of WRKYs from unicellular green algae to land plants. To address recent evolution events, we studied three domesticated and eight wild species in the genus Oryza, an ideal model due to its long history of domestication, economic importance, and central role as a model system. Read More