Gene Symbol: ADG1
Description: ADP glucose pyrophosphorylase 1
Alias: ADP GLUCOSE PYROPHOSPHORYLASE SMALL SUBUNIT, ADP glucose pyrophosphorylase 1, ADP glucose pyrophosphorylase 1, ADP-GLUCOSE PYROPHOSPHORYLASE SMALL SUBUNIT 1, APS1, K23F3.2, K23F3_2, ADP glucose pyrophosphorylase 1
Species: thale cress
Products:     ADG1

Top Publications

  1. Ventriglia T, Ballicora M, Crevillen P, Preiss J, Romero J. Regulatory properties of potato-Arabidopsis hybrid ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase. Plant Cell Physiol. 2007;48:875-80 pubmed
    ..Intermediate responses were determined for other subunit combinations. ..
  2. Bahaji A, Li J, Ovecka M, Ezquer I, Muñoz F, Baroja Fernandez E, et al. Arabidopsis thaliana mutants lacking ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase accumulate starch and wild-type ADP-glucose content: further evidence for the occurrence of important sources, other than ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase, of ADP-glucose linked to leaf . Plant Cell Physiol. 2011;52:1162-76 pubmed publisher
    ..showing that starch biosynthesis occurs solely by the AGP pathway has been obtained with the starchless adg1-1 and aps1 AGP mutants...
  3. Gibon Y, Bläsing O, Palacios Rojas N, Pankovic D, Hendriks J, Fisahn J, et al. Adjustment of diurnal starch turnover to short days: depletion of sugar during the night leads to a temporary inhibition of carbohydrate utilization, accumulation of sugars and post-translational activation of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase in the fol. Plant J. 2004;39:847-62 pubmed
  4. Hädrich N, Hendriks J, Kötting O, Arrivault S, Feil R, Zeeman S, et al. Mutagenesis of cysteine 81 prevents dimerization of the APS1 subunit of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase and alters diurnal starch turnover in Arabidopsis thaliana leaves. Plant J. 2012;70:231-42 pubmed publisher
    ..The biological function of this regulatory mechanism was investigated by complementing an aps1 null mutant (adg1) with a series of constructs containing a full-length APS1 gene encoding either the wild-type APS1 protein or ..
  5. Crevillen P, Ventriglia T, Pinto F, Orea A, Mérida A, Romero J. Differential pattern of expression and sugar regulation of Arabidopsis thaliana ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase-encoding genes. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:8143-9 pubmed
    ..expression and sugar regulation of the six Arabidopsis thaliana ADP-Glc PPase-encoding genes (two small subunits, ApS1 and ApS2; and four large subunits, ApL1-ApL4) has been studied...
  6. Ventriglia T, Kuhn M, Ruiz M, Ribeiro Pedro M, Valverde F, Ballicora M, et al. Two Arabidopsis ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase large subunits (APL1 and APL2) are catalytic. Plant Physiol. 2008;148:65-76 pubmed publisher
    ..In Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana), two genes encode small subunits (APS1 and APS2) and four large subunits (APL1-APL4)...
  7. Li J, Almagro G, Muñoz F, Baroja Fernandez E, Bahaji A, Montero M, et al. Post-translational redox modification of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase in response to light is not a major determinant of fine regulation of transitory starch accumulation in Arabidopsis leaves. Plant Cell Physiol. 2012;53:433-44 pubmed publisher
    ..According to this view, under oxidizing conditions occurring during the night the two AGP small subunits (APS1) are covalently linked via an intermolecular disulfide bridge that inactivates the protein, whereas under reducing ..
  8. Choi H, Jeong S, Kim D, Na H, Ryu J, Lee S, et al. The homeodomain-leucine zipper ATHB23, a phytochrome B-interacting protein, is important for phytochrome B-mediated red light signaling. Physiol Plant. 2014;150:308-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that the ATHB23 transcription factor is a novel component of the phyB-mediated R light signaling pathway. ..
  9. Wang S, Lue W, Yu T, Long J, Wang C, Eimert K, et al. Characterization of ADG1, an Arabidopsis locus encoding for ADPG pyrophosphorylase small subunit, demonstrates that the presence of the small subunit is required for large subunit stability. Plant J. 1998;13:63-70 pubmed
    ..Previously, it has been shown that ADG2 encodes the large subunit of ADGase. This study characterizes the adg1 mutant phenotype and ADG1 gene structure...

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  1. Eliyahu E, Rog I, Inbal D, Danon A. ACHT4-driven oxidation of APS1 attenuates starch synthesis under low light intensity in Arabidopsis plants. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112:12876-81 pubmed publisher
    ..ACHT4 further reacted uniquely with the small subunit (APS1) of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase (AGPase), the first committed enzyme of the starch synthesis pathway, suggesting ..