Gene Symbol: ACT7
Description: actin 7
Alias: ACT2, AtACT7, MYH9.2, MYH9_2, actin 2, actin 7, actin 7
Species: thale cress
Products:     ACT7

Top Publications

  1. Kandasamy M, Gilliland L, McKinney E, Meagher R. One plant actin isovariant, ACT7, is induced by auxin and required for normal callus formation. Plant Cell. 2001;13:1541-54 pubmed
    ..On the other hand, a null mutation in ACT2, another vegetative actin gene, did not significantly affect callus formation from leaf or root tissue...
  2. Kandasamy M, McKinney E, Meagher R. A single vegetative actin isovariant overexpressed under the control of multiple regulatory sequences is sufficient for normal Arabidopsis development. Plant Cell. 2009;21:701-18 pubmed publisher
    ..Arabidopsis thaliana encodes three vegetative actins, ACT2, ACT7, and ACT8, in two ancient and highly divergent subclasses...
  3. Kiefer C, Claes A, Nzayisenga J, Pietra S, Stanislas T, Hüser A, et al. Arabidopsis AIP1-2 restricted by WER-mediated patterning modulates planar polarity. Development. 2015;142:151-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that ACTIN7 (ACT7) represents a main actin isoform required for planar polarity of root hair positioning, interacting with the ..
  4. Gilliland L, Pawloski L, Kandasamy M, Meagher R. Arabidopsis actin gene ACT7 plays an essential role in germination and root growth. Plant J. 2003;33:319-28 pubmed
    Arabidopsis contains eight actin genes. Of these ACT7 is the most strongly expressed in young plant tissues and shows the greatest response to physiological cues...
  5. McDowell J, An Y, Huang S, McKinney E, Meagher R. The arabidopsis ACT7 actin gene is expressed in rapidly developing tissues and responds to several external stimuli. Plant Physiol. 1996;111:699-711 pubmed
    b>ACT7 encodes one of the six distinct and ancient subclasses of actin protein in the complex Arabidopsis actin gene family...
  6. Li G, Xue H. Arabidopsis PLDzeta2 regulates vesicle trafficking and is required for auxin response. Plant Cell. 2007;19:281-95 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that PLDzeta2 and PA are required for the normal cycling of PIN2-containing vesicles as well as for function in auxin transport and distribution, and hence auxin responses. ..
  7. Mei Y, Gao H, Yuan M, Xue H. The Arabidopsis ARCP protein, CSI1, which is required for microtubule stability, is necessary for root and anther development. Plant Cell. 2012;24:1066-80 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate the pivotal role of CSI1 in anther development by regulating microtubule stability and hence cell morphogenesis. ..
  8. Chen X, Lin W, Wang Y, Luan S, Xue H. An inositol polyphosphate 5-phosphatase functions in PHOTOTROPIN1 signaling in Arabidopis by altering cytosolic Ca2+. Plant Cell. 2008;20:353-66 pubmed publisher