BCE2

Summary

Gene Symbol: BCE2
Description: 2-oxoacid dehydrogenases acyltransferase family protein
Alias: DARK INDUCIBLE 3, DIN3, LTA1, 2-oxoacid dehydrogenases acyltransferase family protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Fujiki Y, Ito M, Nishida I, Watanabe A. Multiple signaling pathways in gene expression during sugar starvation. Pharmacological analysis of din gene expression in suspension-cultured cells of Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2000;124:1139-48 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that multiple signaling pathways, mediated by different types of protein phosphatases, regulate gene expression during sugar starvation. ..
  2. Reed L, Hackert M. Structure-function relationships in dihydrolipoamide acyltransferases. J Biol Chem. 1990;265:8971-4 pubmed
  3. Taylor N, Heazlewood J, Day D, Millar A. Lipoic acid-dependent oxidative catabolism of alpha-keto acids in mitochondria provides evidence for branched-chain amino acid catabolism in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2004;134:838-48 pubmed
    ..The potential role of branched-chain amino acid catabolism as an oxidative phosphorylation energy source or as a detoxification pathway during plant stress is discussed. ..
  4. Fujiki Y, Sato T, Ito M, Watanabe A. Isolation and characterization of cDNA clones for the e1beta and E2 subunits of the branched-chain alpha-ketoacid dehydrogenase complex in Arabidopsis. J Biol Chem. 2000;275:6007-13 pubmed
    ..The transcript levels of these genes were also high in senescing leaves, in which photosynthetic activity is low and free amino acids from degraded protein are likely to serve as an alternative energy source. ..
  5. Mooney B, Henzl M, Miernyk J, Randall D. The dihydrolipoyl acyltransferase (BCE2) subunit of the plant branched-chain alpha-ketoacid dehydrogenase complex forms a 24-mer core with octagonal symmetry. Protein Sci. 2000;9:1334-9 pubmed
    ..We have undertaken a detailed study of the structure of the dihydrolipoyl acyltransferase (BCE2) subunit that forms the core of the complex, to which two other enzymes attach...
  6. Fujiki Y, Ito M, Nishida I, Watanabe A. Leucine and its keto acid enhance the coordinated expression of genes for branched-chain amino acid catabolism in Arabidopsis under sugar starvation. FEBS Lett. 2001;499:161-5 pubmed
    ..We hence suggest that branched-chain amino acids activate their own degradation pathway in sugar-starved cells through co-induction of each subunit gene of BCKDH. ..