Gene Symbol: AT5G61670
Description: orange protein
Alias: K11J9.20, K11J9_20, orange protein
Species: thale cress
Lu S, Van Eck J, Zhou X, Lopez A, O Halloran D, Cosman K, et al
. The cauliflower Or gene encodes a DnaJ cysteine-rich domain-containing protein that mediates high levels of beta-carotene accumulation. Plant Cell. 2006;18:3594-605 pubmed
..We show here that controlling the formation of chromoplasts is an important mechanism by which carotenoid accumulation is regulated in plants. ..
Zhou X, Welsch R, Yang Y, Ãlvarez D, Riediger M, Yuan H, et al
. Arabidopsis OR proteins are the major posttranscriptional regulators of phytoene synthase in controlling carotenoid biosynthesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112:3558-63 pubmed publisher
..Our findings reveal a novel mechanism by which carotenoid biosynthesis is controlled via posttranscriptional regulation of PSY in plants. ..
Yuan H, Owsiany K, Sheeja T, Zhou X, Rodriguez C, Li Y, et al
. A Single Amino Acid Substitution in an ORANGE Protein Promotes Carotenoid Overaccumulation in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2015;169:421-31 pubmed publisher
..Our study demonstrates OR(His/Ala) as powerful tools for carotenoid enrichment in plants, and provides insights into the mechanisms underlying OR(His)-regulated carotenoid accumulation. ..
Sun T, Zhou F, Liu C, Zhuang Z, Lu S. The DnaJ-like zinc finger domain protein ORANGE localizes to the nucleus in etiolated cotyledons of Arabidopsis thaliana. Protoplasma. 2016;253:1599-1604 pubmed
..Our results demonstrate that AtOR is a dual-targeted protein that mainly localizes in the nucleus in etiolated cotyledons. ..