Genomes and Genes

NHX2

Summary

Gene Symbol: NHX2
Description: Na+/H+ antiporter
Species: bread wheat

Top Publications

  1. Yu J, Huang J, Wang Z, Zhang J, Chen S. An Na+/H+ antiporter gene from wheat plays an important role in stress tolerance. J Biosci. 2007;32:1153-61 pubmed
    ..The results imply that TaNHX2 might play an important role in salt and osmotic stress tolerance in plant cells...
  2. Zhang Y, Zhang H, Liu Z, Li H, Guo X, Li G. The wheat NHX antiporter gene TaNHX2 confers salt tolerance in transgenic alfalfa by increasing the retention capacity of intracellular potassium. Plant Mol Biol. 2015;87:317-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, the transgenic plants had greater K(+) contents and [K(+)]/[Na(+)] ratios in leaf tissue and cell sap. The intracellular compartmentalization of potassium is critical for TaNHX2-induced salt tolerance in transgenic alfalfa. ..