• Researchers Reveal the Mechanistic Function of MED25 in Regulating Fruit Ripening
    Researchers Reveal the Mechanistic Function of MED25 in Regulating Fruit Ripening

    In a recent study delivered by Prof. Dr. LI Chuanyou’s group at the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology (IGDB), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Reveal the mechanistic function of MED25, a Mediator subunit, in regulating fruit ripening.

    09 Dec 2022
  • PC Deficiency Suppresses Seipin: New Insights into Berardinelli-Seip Congenital Lipodystrophy Type 2
    PC Deficiency Suppresses Seipin: New Insights into Berardinelli-Seip Congenital Lipodystrophy Type 2

    A study performed by scientists from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, demonstrates that deficiency in the “B12-one-carbon cycle-phosphatidylcholine (PC)” axis ameliorates embryonic lethality but exacerbates lipid droplet defect in seipin mutants of the nematode C. elegans.

    06 Dec 2022
  • Researchers Solve Pre-harvest Sprouting in Rice and Wheat
    Researchers Solve Pre-harvest Sprouting in Rice and Wheat

    Researchers led by Profs. CHU Chengcai and GAO Caixia from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences recently revealed that the SD6/ICE2 molecular module controls rice seed dormancy and has great potential for improving PHS tolerance in rice and wheat.

    06 Dec 2022
  • rRNA Modification Plays Significant Roles in Thermospermine-mediated Development
    rRNA Modification Plays Significant Roles in Thermospermine-mediated Development

    A research group led by Professor LI Jiayang of the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology (IGDB), Chinese Academy of Science, has revealed that snoRNP complexes play significant roles in T-Spm-mediated development in A. thaliana.

    29 Nov 2022
  • How is Puberty Onset Developmentally Programmed?
    How is Puberty Onset Developmentally Programmed?

    Prof. WU’s group from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences found that TBX3 defines a progenitor domain in the developing hypothalamus and serves as a fate determinant to sequentially control the establishment and maintenance of neuronal fate.

    17 Nov 2022
  • GPCR Signaling Coordinates Inter-tissue Mitochondrial Stress Communication in C. elegans
    GPCR Signaling Coordinates Inter-tissue Mitochondrial Stress Communication in C. elegans

    Dr. TIAN Ye's group from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, revealed that GPCR signaling is critical for coordinating the intestinal UPRmt activation in response to neuronal mitochondrial perturbations in Caenorhabditis elegans.

    28 Oct 2022
  • Researchers Reveal an SNW/SKI-INTERACTING PROTEIN Influences Endoreduplication in Arabidopsis
    Researchers Reveal an SNW/SKI-INTERACTING PROTEIN Influences Endoreduplication in Arabidopsis

    A joint research team from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Henan University, have recently revealed the molecular mechanism of an SNW/SKI-INTERACTING PROTEIN in regulation of endoreduplication and cell growth in Arabidopsis.

    25 Oct 2022
  • Strategies to Generate Neuronal Diversity
    Strategies to Generate Neuronal Diversity

    A review led by Dr. WU Qingfeng from Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, illustrated three distinct strategies deployed by neural progenitors to produce diverse neuronal subtypes which provides deep insights into the mechanisms of generating neuronal diversity.

    18 Oct 2022