Thermosensing and thermal responses in plants

Junwen Wu, Peng Liu, Yukun Liu*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Thermosensors have been identified in plants in recent years. Understanding how plants sense and respond to rising temperatures is of utmost importance currently in terms of global warming and its actual and potential impact on us. This forum explores the recent understanding of plant thermosensing and thermal responses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)923-926
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Biochemical Sciences
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2023

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Y.L. is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 32260373 and 31960300 ), Xingdian Talents Support Program ( YNWR-QNBJ-2019-059 ), and Yunnan Key Research and Development Program ( 202303AK140016 ). P.L. is supported by the KAUST Office of Sponsored Research ( BAS/1/1037-01-01 and OSR-2019-CRG8-URF/1/4042 ).

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  • plant thermotolerance
  • thermomorphogenesis
  • thermosensors
  • thermosensory mechanisms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology


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