Gene Symbol: CKA3
Description: Protein kinase superfamily protein
Alias: F21P24.14, F21P24_14, alpha chain 3, casein kinase II, Protein kinase superfamily protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Salinas P, Fuentes D, Vidal E, Jordana X, Echeverria M, Holuigue L. An extensive survey of CK2 alpha and beta subunits in Arabidopsis: multiple isoforms exhibit differential subcellular localization. Plant Cell Physiol. 2006;47:1295-308 pubmed
    ..This study represents a complete survey of the CK2 gene family in Arabidopsis and the first step for future studies on CK2 cellular function in this species. ..
  2. Lu S, Liu H, Knowles S, Li J, Ma L, Tobin E, et al. A role for protein kinase casein kinase2 ?-subunits in the Arabidopsis circadian clock. Plant Physiol. 2011;157:1537-45 pubmed publisher
    ..These data demonstrate that CK2? subunits are important components of the Arabidopsis circadian system and their effects on rhythms are in part due to their phosphorylation of CIRCADIAN CLOCK ASSOCIATED1. ..
  3. Popescu S, Popescu G, Bachan S, Zhang Z, Seay M, Gerstein M, et al. Differential binding of calmodulin-related proteins to their targets revealed through high-density Arabidopsis protein microarrays. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:4730-5 pubmed
    ..Our results suggest that calcium functions through distinct CaM/CML proteins to regulate a wide range of targets and cellular activities. ..
  4. Mulekar J, Bu Q, Chen F, Huq E. Casein kinase II ? subunits affect multiple developmental and stress-responsive pathways in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2012;69:343-54 pubmed publisher
    b>Casein kinase II (formerly known as CK2), a ubiquitous Ser/Thr kinase, plays critical roles in all higher organisms including plants. The CK2 holoenzyme consists of two catalytic ? subunits and two regulatory ? subunits...
  5. Moreno Romero J, Armengot L, Mar Marquès Bueno M, Britt A, Carmen Martínez M. CK2-defective Arabidopsis plants exhibit enhanced double-strand break repair rates and reduced survival after exposure to ionizing radiation. Plant J. 2012;71:627-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that CK2 is required in the maintenance and control of genomic stability and chromatin structure in plants, and that this process affects several functions, including the DNA damage response and DNA repair. ..