Interplay between protein carbonylation and nitrosylation in plants

Authors

  • Imen Lounifi,

    1. Laboratory of Excellence “Saclay Plant Sciences” (LabEx SPS), Jean-Pierre Bourgin Institute (IJPB, UMR1318 INRA-AgroParisTech), INRA, Versailles, France
    2. AgroParisTech, Chair of Plant Physiology, Paris, France
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Erwann Arc,

    1. Laboratory of Excellence “Saclay Plant Sciences” (LabEx SPS), Jean-Pierre Bourgin Institute (IJPB, UMR1318 INRA-AgroParisTech), INRA, Versailles, France
    2. AgroParisTech, Chair of Plant Physiology, Paris, France
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Athanassios Molassiotis,

    1. School of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Dominique Job,

    1. AgroParisTech, Chair of Plant Physiology, Paris, France
    2. CNRS/Bayer CropScience Joint Laboratory (UMR5240), Lyon, France
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Loïc Rajjou,

    Corresponding author
    1. AgroParisTech, Chair of Plant Physiology, Paris, France
    • Laboratory of Excellence “Saclay Plant Sciences” (LabEx SPS), Jean-Pierre Bourgin Institute (IJPB, UMR1318 INRA-AgroParisTech), INRA, Versailles, France
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Georgia Tanou

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    • School of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Search for more papers by this author

  • Colour Online: See the article online to view Fig. 1 in colour.

Correspondence: Dr. Georgia Tanou, School of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Campus, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

E-mail: gtanou@agro.auth.gr

Fax: +30 2310 998882

Additional corresponding author: Professor Loïc Rajjou, E-mail: loic.rajjou@agroparistech.fr

Abstract

ROS and reactive nitrogen species (RNS) are key regulators of redox homeostasis in living organisms including plants. As control of redox homeostasis plays a central function in plant biology, redox proteomics could help in characterizing the potential roles played by ROS/RNS-induced posttranslational modification in plant cells. In this review, we focus on two posttranslational modifications: protein carbonylation (a marker of protein oxidation) and protein S-nitrosylation, both of which having recently emerged as important regulatory mechanisms during numerous fundamental biological processes. Here, we describe the recent progress in proteomic analysis of carbonylated and nitrosylated proteins and highlight the achievements made in understanding the physiological basis of these oxy/nitro modifications in plants. In addition, we document the existence of a relationship between ROS-based carbonylation and RNS-based nitrosylation thus supporting the finding that crosstalk between cellular signaling stress pathways induced by ROS and RNS could be mediated by specific protein modifications.

Ancillary