Gene Symbol: DPE1
Description: disproportionating enzyme
Alias: MXK3.9, MXK3_9, disproportionating enzyme, disproportionating enzyme
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Critchley J, Zeeman S, Takaha T, Smith A, Smith S. A critical role for disproportionating enzyme in starch breakdown is revealed by a knock-out mutation in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2001;26:89-100 pubmed
    b>Disproportionating enzyme (D-enzyme) is a plastidial alpha-1,4-glucanotransferase but its role in starch metabolism is unclear...
  2. Yazdanbakhsh N, Fisahn J. Mutations in leaf starch metabolism modulate the diurnal root growth profiles of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Signal Behav. 2011;6:995-8 pubmed
    ..video imaging was performed to quantify the growth kinetics of Arabidopsis wild-type as well as pgm, sex1, mex1, dpe1 and dpe2 starch metabolism mutants grown in three different photoperiods...
  3. Stettler M, Eicke S, Mettler T, Messerli G, Hortensteiner S, Zeeman S. Blocking the metabolism of starch breakdown products in Arabidopsis leaves triggers chloroplast degradation. Mol Plant. 2009;2:1233-46 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, introduction of mutations in disproportionating enzyme (DPE1) results in the accumulation of maltotriose in addition to maltose, and greatly increases ..
  4. O Neill E, Stevenson C, Tantanarat K, Latousakis D, Donaldson M, Rejzek M, et al. Structural Dissection of the Maltodextrin Disproportionation Cycle of the Arabidopsis Plastidial Disproportionating Enzyme 1 (DPE1). J Biol Chem. 2015;290:29834-53 pubmed publisher
    ..In order to make use of maltotriose, which would otherwise accumulate, disproportionating enzyme 1 (DPE1; a 4-α-glucanotransferase) converts two molecules of maltotriose to a molecule of ..
  5. Smith A, Zeeman S, Smith S. Starch degradation. Annu Rev Plant Biol. 2005;56:73-98 pubmed
    ..We discuss the differences in relation to the biology of each system. ..