Gene Symbol: ARGAH1
Description: arginase
Alias: arginine amidohydrolase 1, arginase
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Gravot A, Deleu C, Wagner G, Lariagon C, Lugan R, Todd C, et al. Arginase induction represses gall development during clubroot infection in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Physiol. 2012;53:901-11 pubmed publisher
    b>Arginase induction can play a defensive role through the reduction of arginine availability for phytophageous insects...
  2. Krumpelman P, Freyermuth S, Cannon J, Fink G, Polacco J. Nucleotide sequence of Arabidopsis thaliana arginase expressed in yeast. Plant Physiol. 1995;107:1479-80 pubmed
  3. Flores T, Todd C, Tovar Mendez A, Dhanoa P, Correa Aragunde N, Hoyos M, et al. Arginase-negative mutants of Arabidopsis exhibit increased nitric oxide signaling in root development. Plant Physiol. 2008;147:1936-46 pubmed publisher
    Mutation of either arginase structural gene (ARGAH1 or ARGAH2 encoding arginine [Arg] amidohydrolase-1 and -2, respectively) resulted in increased formation of lateral and adventitious roots in Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) seedlings ..
  4. Brownfield D, Todd C, Deyholos M. Analysis of Arabidopsis arginase gene transcription patterns indicates specific biological functions for recently diverged paralogs. Plant Mol Biol. 2008;67:429-40 pubmed publisher
    The detailed expression patterns of transcripts of two Arabidopsis arginase genes, ARGAH1 and ARGAH2, have not been previously described, and phylogenetic analysis suggests that they diverged independently of duplication events in other ..
  5. Shi H, Ye T, Chen F, Cheng Z, Wang Y, Yang P, et al. Manipulation of arginase expression modulates abiotic stress tolerance in Arabidopsis: effect on arginine metabolism and ROS accumulation. J Exp Bot. 2013;64:1367-79 pubmed publisher
    Arginine is an important medium for the transport and storage of nitrogen, and arginase (also known as arginine amidohydrolase, ARGAH) is responsible for catalyse of arginine into ornithine and urea in plants...
  6. Patel J, Ariyaratne M, Ahmed S, Ge L, Phuntumart V, Kalinoski A, et al. Dual functioning of plant arginases provides a third route for putrescine synthesis. Plant Sci. 2017;262:62-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that plants can use ADC and arginase/agmatinase (ARGAH) as a third route for putrescine synthesis...