Chinese Bulletin of Botany ›› 2018, Vol. 53 ›› Issue (4): 447-450.DOI: 10.11983/CBB18104

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Chinese Scientists Made Breakthrough Progresses in Plant Programmed Cell Death

Zhao Xijuan, Qian Lichao, Liu Yule*()   

  1. School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
  • Received:2018-04-25 Accepted:2018-05-21 Online:2018-07-01 Published:2018-09-11
  • Contact: Liu Yule
  • About author:† These authors contributed equally to this paper

Abstract: Programmed cell death (PCD) is a fundamental biological process in plant development and is also related to plant response to environment stresses. Recently, Chinese scientists have made breakthroughs in understanding the molecular mechanisms of PCD signaling pathways in plants.

Key words: ? programmed cell death, chloroplast-to-mitochondrion communication, reactive oxygen species, malate