Gene Symbol: CT-BMY
Description: chloroplast beta-amylase
Alias: AtBAM3, BAM3, BETA-AMYLASE 3, BETA-AMYLASE 8, BMY8, CHLOROPLAST BETA-AMYLASE, DL4575C, FCAALL.5, chloroplast beta-amylase, chloroplast beta-amylase
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Vergnolle C, Vaultier M, Taconnat L, Renou J, Kader J, Zachowski A, et al. The cold-induced early activation of phospholipase C and D pathways determines the response of two distinct clusters of genes in Arabidopsis cell suspensions. Plant Physiol. 2005;139:1217-33 pubmed
    ..The connection of these pathways with the CBF pathway, currently the most understood genetic system playing a role in cold acclimation, is discussed. ..
  2. Kaplan F, Guy C. RNA interference of Arabidopsis beta-amylase8 prevents maltose accumulation upon cold shock and increases sensitivity of PSII photochemical efficiency to freezing stress. Plant J. 2005;44:730-43 pubmed
    ..A time-course transcript profiling analysis for cold shock at 4 degrees C revealed that BMY8 (At4g17090) was induced specifically in response to cold shock, while major induction was not observed for any of ..
  3. Lao N, Schoneveld O, Mould R, Hibberd J, Gray J, Kavanagh T. An Arabidopsis gene encoding a chloroplast-targeted beta-amylase. Plant J. 1999;20:519-27 pubmed
    ..Histochemical staining of whole seedlings showed that GUS activity was largely confined to the cotyledons during the first 2 weeks of growth and appeared in the first true leaves at approximately 4 weeks. ..
  4. Maruyama K, Takeda M, Kidokoro S, Yamada K, Sakuma Y, Urano K, et al. Metabolic pathways involved in cold acclimation identified by integrated analysis of metabolites and transcripts regulated by DREB1A and DREB2A. Plant Physiol. 2009;150:1972-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Strong freezing stress tolerance of the transgenic plants overexpressing DREB1A may depend on accumulation of these metabolites. ..
  5. Monroe J, Storm A, Badley E, Lehman M, Platt S, Saunders L, et al. β-Amylase1 and β-amylase3 are plastidic starch hydrolases in Arabidopsis That Seem to Be Adapted for Different Thermal, pH, and stress conditions. Plant Physiol. 2014;166:1748-63 pubmed publisher
    ..In vegetative plants, BAM1 acts during the day in guard cells, whereas BAM3 is the dominant activity in mesophyll cells at night...