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Front. Plant Sci. | doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.01236

Histone acetylation dynamics integrates metabolic activity to regulate plant response to stress

 Yongfeng Hu1, Yue Lu2,  Yu Zhao2 and  Dao-xiu Zhou2, 3*
  • 1Jingchu University of Technology, China
  • 2National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, China
  • 3UMR9213 Institut des Sciences des Plantes de Paris Saclay (IPS2), France

Histone lysine acetylation is an essential chromatin modification for epigenetic regulation of gene expression during plant response to stress. On the other hand, enzymes involved in histone acetylation homeostasis require primary metabolites as substrates or cofactors whose levels are greatly influenced by stress and growth conditions in plants. In addition, histone lysine acylation that requires similar enzymes for deposition and removal as histone acetylation has been recently characterized in plant. Results on understanding the intrinsic relationship between histone acetylation/acylation, metabolism and stress response in plants are accumulating. In this review, we summarize recent advance in the field and propose a model of interplay between metabolism and epigenetic regulation of genes expression in plant adaptation to stress.

Keywords: plant, stress response, histone acetylation, histone acylation, metabolism., Acetyl-CoA

Received: 22 Jun 2019; Accepted: 05 Sep 2019.

Copyright: © 2019 Hu, Lu, Zhao and Zhou. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

* Correspondence: Prof. Dao-xiu Zhou, National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, 430070, Hubei Province, China, dao-xiuzhou@u-psud.fr