BRX

Summary

Gene Symbol: BRX
Description: DZC (Disease resistance/zinc finger/chromosome condensation-like region) domain containing protein
Alias: BREVIS RADIX, F5M6.11, F5M6_11, NIP3;1, NLM9, NOD26-like intrinsic protein 3;1, DZC (Disease resistance/zinc finger/chromosome condensation-like region) domain containing protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Johanson U, Karlsson M, Johansson I, Gustavsson S, Sjovall S, Fraysse L, et al. The complete set of genes encoding major intrinsic proteins in Arabidopsis provides a framework for a new nomenclature for major intrinsic proteins in plants. Plant Physiol. 2001;126:1358-69 pubmed
    ..The complete set of AtMIPs, together with the new nomenclature, will facilitate the isolation, classification, and labeling of plant MIPs from other species. ..
  2. Briggs G, Mouchel C, Hardtke C. Characterization of the plant-specific BREVIS RADIX gene family reveals limited genetic redundancy despite high sequence conservation. Plant Physiol. 2006;140:1306-16 pubmed
    ..Here we present the first analysis of the novel, plant-specific BRX (BREVIS RADIX) gene family...
  3. Scacchi E, Osmont K, Beuchat J, Salinas P, Navarrete Gómez M, Trigueros M, et al. Dynamic, auxin-responsive plasma membrane-to-nucleus movement of Arabidopsis BRX. Development. 2009;136:2059-67 pubmed publisher
    ..In brevis radix (brx) mutants, this response is impaired, probably indirectly because of disturbed crosstalk between the auxin ..
  4. Li J, Mo X, Wang J, Chen N, Fan H, Dai C, et al. BREVIS RADIX is involved in cytokinin-mediated inhibition of lateral root initiation in Arabidopsis. Planta. 2009;229:593-603 pubmed publisher
    ..Previous studies demonstrated that BREVIS RADIX (BRX), a protein of unknown biochemical function, maintains a rate-limiting brassinosteroid biosynthesis enzyme ..
  5. Mouchel C, Osmont K, Hardtke C. BRX mediates feedback between brassinosteroid levels and auxin signalling in root growth. Nature. 2006;443:458-61 pubmed
    ..Here we show that in Arabidopsis roots, this interaction is mediated by BREVIS RADIX (BRX), which is required for optimal root growth...
  6. Mouchel C, Briggs G, Hardtke C. Natural genetic variation in Arabidopsis identifies BREVIS RADIX, a novel regulator of cell proliferation and elongation in the root. Genes Dev. 2004;18:700-14 pubmed
    ..This gene, named BREVIS RADIX (BRX), controls the extent of cell proliferation and elongation in the growth zone of the root tip...
  7. Beuchat J, Scacchi E, Tarkowska D, Ragni L, Strnad M, Hardtke C. BRX promotes Arabidopsis shoot growth. New Phytol. 2010;188:23-9 pubmed publisher
    b>BREVIS RADIX (BRX) has been identified through a loss-of-function allele in the Umkirch-1 accession in a natural variation screen for Arabidopsis root growth vigor...
  8. Scacchi E, Salinas P, Gujas B, Santuari L, Krogan N, Ragni L, et al. Spatio-temporal sequence of cross-regulatory events in root meristem growth. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:22734-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We found that the described cytokinin-auxin crosstalk antagonizes BREVIS RADIX (BRX) activity in the developing protophloem...
  9. Gujas B, Alonso Blanco C, Hardtke C. Natural Arabidopsis brx loss-of-function alleles confer root adaptation to acidic soil. Curr Biol. 2012;22:1962-8 pubmed publisher
    ..cell proliferation rate in the root meristem of two Arabidopsis mutants with impaired auxin perception, axr3 and brx. Surprisingly, neutral to slightly alkaline media rescued their severely reduced root (meristem) growth by ..
  10. Shindo C, Bernasconi G, Hardtke C. Intraspecific competition reveals conditional fitness effects of single gene polymorphism at the Arabidopsis root growth regulator BRX. New Phytol. 2008;180:71-80 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the fitness consequences remain unclear in most cases. Here, the fitness effects of alleles of the BRX gene are investigated...

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. Johanson U, Karlsson M, Johansson I, Gustavsson S, Sjovall S, Fraysse L, et al. The complete set of genes encoding major intrinsic proteins in Arabidopsis provides a framework for a new nomenclature for major intrinsic proteins in plants. Plant Physiol. 2001;126:1358-69 pubmed
    ..The complete set of AtMIPs, together with the new nomenclature, will facilitate the isolation, classification, and labeling of plant MIPs from other species. ..
  2. Briggs G, Mouchel C, Hardtke C. Characterization of the plant-specific BREVIS RADIX gene family reveals limited genetic redundancy despite high sequence conservation. Plant Physiol. 2006;140:1306-16 pubmed
    ..Here we present the first analysis of the novel, plant-specific BRX (BREVIS RADIX) gene family...
  3. Scacchi E, Osmont K, Beuchat J, Salinas P, Navarrete Gómez M, Trigueros M, et al. Dynamic, auxin-responsive plasma membrane-to-nucleus movement of Arabidopsis BRX. Development. 2009;136:2059-67 pubmed publisher
    ..In brevis radix (brx) mutants, this response is impaired, probably indirectly because of disturbed crosstalk between the auxin ..
  4. Li J, Mo X, Wang J, Chen N, Fan H, Dai C, et al. BREVIS RADIX is involved in cytokinin-mediated inhibition of lateral root initiation in Arabidopsis. Planta. 2009;229:593-603 pubmed publisher
    ..Previous studies demonstrated that BREVIS RADIX (BRX), a protein of unknown biochemical function, maintains a rate-limiting brassinosteroid biosynthesis enzyme ..
  5. Mouchel C, Osmont K, Hardtke C. BRX mediates feedback between brassinosteroid levels and auxin signalling in root growth. Nature. 2006;443:458-61 pubmed
    ..Here we show that in Arabidopsis roots, this interaction is mediated by BREVIS RADIX (BRX), which is required for optimal root growth...
  6. Mouchel C, Briggs G, Hardtke C. Natural genetic variation in Arabidopsis identifies BREVIS RADIX, a novel regulator of cell proliferation and elongation in the root. Genes Dev. 2004;18:700-14 pubmed
    ..This gene, named BREVIS RADIX (BRX), controls the extent of cell proliferation and elongation in the growth zone of the root tip...
  7. Beuchat J, Scacchi E, Tarkowska D, Ragni L, Strnad M, Hardtke C. BRX promotes Arabidopsis shoot growth. New Phytol. 2010;188:23-9 pubmed publisher
    b>BREVIS RADIX (BRX) has been identified through a loss-of-function allele in the Umkirch-1 accession in a natural variation screen for Arabidopsis root growth vigor...
  8. Scacchi E, Salinas P, Gujas B, Santuari L, Krogan N, Ragni L, et al. Spatio-temporal sequence of cross-regulatory events in root meristem growth. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:22734-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We found that the described cytokinin-auxin crosstalk antagonizes BREVIS RADIX (BRX) activity in the developing protophloem...
  9. Gujas B, Alonso Blanco C, Hardtke C. Natural Arabidopsis brx loss-of-function alleles confer root adaptation to acidic soil. Curr Biol. 2012;22:1962-8 pubmed publisher
    ..cell proliferation rate in the root meristem of two Arabidopsis mutants with impaired auxin perception, axr3 and brx. Surprisingly, neutral to slightly alkaline media rescued their severely reduced root (meristem) growth by ..
  10. Shindo C, Bernasconi G, Hardtke C. Intraspecific competition reveals conditional fitness effects of single gene polymorphism at the Arabidopsis root growth regulator BRX. New Phytol. 2008;180:71-80 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the fitness consequences remain unclear in most cases. Here, the fitness effects of alleles of the BRX gene are investigated...
  11. Beuchat J, Li S, Ragni L, Shindo C, Kohn M, Hardtke C. A hyperactive quantitative trait locus allele of Arabidopsis BRX contributes to natural variation in root growth vigor. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:8475-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Among them, a loss-of-function allele identified the root growth regulator BREVIS RADIX (BRX)...
  12. Rodrigues A, Santiago J, Rubio S, Saez A, Osmont K, Gadea J, et al. The short-rooted phenotype of the brevis radix mutant partly reflects root abscisic acid hypersensitivity. Plant Physiol. 2009;149:1917-28 pubmed publisher
    ..As a result, we have identified a loss-of-function allele of BREVIS RADIX (BRX) in the Columbia background, named brx-2, which shows enhanced response to ABA-mediated inhibition of root ..