Micrograph of the endoplasmic reticulum

Welcome to the Zheng lab!


Lab News:

1. Congratulations to Weina Wang for her publication in Plant Physiology where she identified an interesting interaction between two classes of ER-forming proteins reticulons and RHD3.

Wang, W. and Zheng, H. (2023). Arabidopsis reticulons inhibit ROOT HAIR DEFECTIVE3 to form a stable tubular endoplasmic reticulum network, Plant Physiology, DOI:10.1093/plphys/kiad574

2. Dr. Yu Liang from Guangxi Normal University has recently joint the lab as a visiting professor for a year! Welcome!

3. We have recently shifted to study selective autophagy of the ER. As the first step, we published an article that RHD3, a plant atlastin GTPase acts as a receptor for selective autophagy of the ER when plants are under salt and ER stresses!

Sun J, Wang, W, Zheng H. (2022). ROOT HAIR DEFECTIVE3 Is a Receptor for Selective Autophagy of the Endoplasmic Reticulum in Arabidopsis. Front. Plant Sci. 13, 817251

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