"Phytochrome B" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A plant photo regulatory protein that exists in two forms that are reversibly interconvertible by LIGHT. In response to light it moves to the CELL NUCLEUS and regulates transcription of target genes. Phytochrome B plays an important role in shade avoidance and mediates plant de-etiolation in red light.
- Phytochrome B
- Phytochrome B Protein
- PhyB Phytochrome
- Phytochrome, PhyB
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Phytochrome B" by people in Profiles.
Amino acid polymorphisms in Arabidopsis phytochrome B cause differential responses to light. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Feb 26; 105(8):3157-62.
Quantitative trait loci controlling light and hormone response in two accessions of Arabidopsis thaliana. Genetics. 2002 Feb; 160(2):683-96.