ACT12

Summary

Gene Symbol: ACT12
Description: actin-12
Alias: ACTIN, actin-12, actin-12
Species: thale cress
Products:     ACT12

Top Publications

  1. Tamura K, Shimada T, Kondo M, Nishimura M, Hara Nishimura I. KATAMARI1/MURUS3 Is a novel golgi membrane protein that is required for endomembrane organization in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2005;17:1764-76 pubmed
    In plant cells, unlike animal and yeast cells, endomembrane dynamics appear to depend more on actin filaments than on microtubules. However, the molecular mechanisms of endomembrane-actin filament interactions are unknown...
  2. Huang S, An Y, McDowell J, McKinney E, Meagher R. The Arabidopsis thaliana ACT4/ACT12 actin gene subclass is strongly expressed throughout pollen development. Plant J. 1996;10:189-202 pubmed
    Plants contain complex actin gene families composed of several diverse and ancient subclasses of genes. One Arabidopsis actin gene subclass represented by the ACT4 and ACT12 genes has been isolated and characterized...
  3. Ingouff M, Fitz Gerald J, Guerin C, Robert H, Sørensen M, Van Damme D, et al. Plant formin AtFH5 is an evolutionarily conserved actin nucleator involved in cytokinesis. Nat Cell Biol. 2005;7:374-80 pubmed
    Formins are actin-organizing proteins that are involved in cytokinesis and cell polarity. In the plant Arabidopsis thaliana, there are more than 20 formin homologues, all of which have unknown roles...
  4. Yi K, Guo C, Chen D, Zhao B, Yang B, Ren H. Cloning and functional characterization of a formin-like protein (AtFH8) from Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2005;138:1071-82 pubmed
    The actin cytoskeleton is required for many cellular processes in plant cells. The nucleation process is the rate-limiting step for actin assembly...
  5. Qu X, Zhang H, Xie Y, Wang J, Chen N, Huang S. Arabidopsis villins promote actin turnover at pollen tube tips and facilitate the construction of actin collars. Plant Cell. 2013;25:1803-17 pubmed publisher
    Apical actin filaments are crucial for pollen tube tip growth. However, the specific dynamic changes and regulatory mechanisms associated with actin filaments in the apical region remain largely unknown...
  6. Huang S, Robinson R, Gao L, Matsumoto T, Brunet A, Blanchoin L, et al. Arabidopsis VILLIN1 generates actin filament cables that are resistant to depolymerization. Plant Cell. 2005;17:486-501 pubmed
    Dynamic cytoplasmic streaming, organelle positioning, and nuclear migration use molecular tracks generated from actin filaments arrayed into higher-order structures like actin cables and bundles...
  7. Michelot A, Guerin C, Huang S, Ingouff M, Richard S, Rodiuc N, et al. The formin homology 1 domain modulates the actin nucleation and bundling activity of Arabidopsis FORMIN1. Plant Cell. 2005;17:2296-313 pubmed
    The organization of actin filaments into large ordered structures is a tightly controlled feature of many cellular processes...