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What is the function of gamma-aminobutyric acid-gated anion channels in plants?

The University of Adelaide
Australian Research Council
Gilliham, Dr Matthew; Tyerman, Prof Stephen D; Ryan, Dr Peter R

Project Summary

The project will identify the molecular basis of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) signalling in plants. This is significant because GABA regulates proteins that release molecules involved in root-soil interactions, growth, and fertilisation. The project's discoveries will allow improvement of these agronomic traits that ultimately determine crop yield.

Dr Matthew Gilliham (email)
Wine and Horticulture
Business: 831 38145