J Integr Plant Biol. ›› 2020, Vol. 62 ›› Issue (10): 1455-1460.DOI: 10.1111/jipb.12917

Special Issue: Epigenetics

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H3K36me2 is highly correlated with m6A modifications in plants

Sangrea Shim1,2, Hong Gil Lee2, Hongwoo Lee1 and Pil Joon Seo1,2,*   

  1. 1Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, 08826, Republic of Korea
    2Plant Genomics and Breeding Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul, 08826, Republic of Korea

    Email: Pil Joon Seo (pjseo1@snu.ac.kr)
  • Received:2019-12-09 Accepted:2020-02-10 Online:2020-02-13 Published:2020-10-01


The intimate linkage between H3K36me3 and m6A modifications has been demonstrated in mammals. In this issue, Shim et al. (2020) show that similar crosstalk between histone modification and mRNA methylation is conserved in plants, but H3K36me2 is more important for m6A deposition in plants.

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