Gene Symbol: AXR4
Description: alpha/beta-Hydrolases superfamily protein
Alias: AUXIN RESISTANT 4, F14C21.51, F14C21_51, REDUCED ROOT GRAVITROPISM, REDUCED ROOT GRAVITROPISM 1, RGR, RGR1, alpha/beta-Hydrolases superfamily protein
Species: thale cress
- Mullen J, Turk E, Johnson K, Wolverton C, Ishikawa H, Simmons C, et al. Root-growth behavior of the Arabidopsis mutant rgr1. Roles of gravitropism and circumnutation in the waving/coiling phenomenon. Plant Physiol. 1998;118:1139-45 pubmedIn this study we investigated the kinetics of the gravitropic response of the Arabidopsis mutant rgr1 (reduced root gravitropism)...
- Dharmasiri S, Swarup R, Mockaitis K, Dharmasiri N, Singh S, Kowalchyk M, et al. AXR4 is required for localization of the auxin influx facilitator AUX1. Science. 2006;312:1218-20 pubmed..Genetic studies suggest that AXR4 functions in the same pathway as AUX1...
- Mockaitis K, Howell S. Auxin induces mitogenic activated protein kinase (MAPK) activation in roots of Arabidopsis seedlings. Plant J. 2000;24:785-96 pubmed..Auxin-induced MAPK pathway signaling was distinguished genetically in the Arabidopsis auxin response mutant axr4, in which MAPK activation by auxin, but not by salt stress, was significantly impaired...
- Hobbie L. Auxin and cell polarity: the emergence of AXR4. Trends Plant Sci. 2006;11:517-8 pubmed..Sunethra Dharmasiri and colleagues recently reported that this polar localization requires the activity of the AXR4 gene...