Gene Symbol: CTL2
Description: chitinase-like protein
Alias: ATCTL2, chitinase-like protein 2, chitinase-like protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Hong S, Vierling E. Mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana defective in the acquisition of tolerance to high temperature stress. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000;97:4392-7 pubmed
    ..The phenotype of hot1 also provides direct evidence that Hsp101, which is required for thermotolerance in bacteria and yeast, is also essential for thermotolerance in a complex eukaryote. ..
  2. Hossain M, Noh H, Kim K, Koh E, Wi S, Bae H, et al. Mutation of the chitinase-like protein-encoding AtCTL2 gene enhances lignin accumulation in dark-grown Arabidopsis seedlings. J Plant Physiol. 2010;167:650-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The Arabidopsis genome possesses the AtCTL2 gene, which exhibits 70% similarity to AtCTL1 at the amino acid level...
  3. Kwon Y, Kim S, Jung M, Kim M, Oh J, Ju H, et al. Arabidopsis hot2 encodes an endochitinase-like protein that is essential for tolerance to heat, salt and drought stresses. Plant J. 2007;49:184-93 pubmed
    ..A possible role for this chitinase-like protein in Arabidopsis tolerance to abiotic stress is discussed. ..
  4. Oikawa A, Joshi H, Rennie E, Ebert B, Manisseri C, Heazlewood J, et al. An integrative approach to the identification of Arabidopsis and rice genes involved in xylan and secondary wall development. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e15481 pubmed publisher
  5. Sánchez Rodríguez C, Bauer S, Hematy K, Saxe F, Ibáñez A, Vodermaier V, et al. Chitinase-like1/pom-pom1 and its homolog CTL2 are glucan-interacting proteins important for cellulose biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2012;24:589-607 pubmed publisher
    ..We show that the chitinase-like (CTL) proteins, CTL1/POM1 and CTL2, are functionally equivalent, affect cellulose biosynthesis, and are likely to play a key role in establishing ..