Gene Symbol: CKS
Description: Nucleotide-diphospho-sugar transferases superfamily protein
Alias: AtCKS, CMP-KDO synthetase, KDSB, Nucleotide-diphospho-sugar transferases superfamily protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Misaki R, Kajiura H, Fujii K, Fujiyama K, Seki T. Cloning and characterization of cytidine monophosphate-3-deoxy-d-manno-octulosonate synthetase from Arabidopsis thaliana. J Biosci Bioeng. 2009;108:527-9 pubmed publisher
    ..It showed a ubiquitous expression, the activity at an optimal pH of 8.0, and a requirement of Mg2+. ..
  2. Kobayashi M, Kouzu N, Inami A, Toyooka K, Konishi Y, Matsuoka K, et al. Characterization of Arabidopsis CTP:3-deoxy-D-manno-2-octulosonate cytidylyltransferase (CMP-KDO synthetase), the enzyme that activates KDO during rhamnogalacturonan II biosynthesis. Plant Cell Physiol. 2011;52:1832-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we characterized Arabidopsis CTP:KDO cytidylyltransferase (CMP-KDO synthetase; CKS), the enzyme activating KDO as a nucleotide sugar prior to its incorporation into RG-II...
  3. Duncan O, Taylor N, Carrie C, Eubel H, Kubiszewski Jakubiak S, Zhang B, et al. Multiple lines of evidence localize signaling, morphology, and lipid biosynthesis machinery to the mitochondrial outer membrane of Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2011;157:1093-113 pubmed publisher