Gene Symbol: ELIP1
Description: Chlorophyll A-B binding family protein
Alias: EARLY LIGHT-INDUCABLE PROTEIN, ELIP, Chlorophyll A-B binding family protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Casazza A, Rossini S, Rosso M, Soave C. Mutational and expression analysis of ELIP1 and ELIP2 in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol Biol. 2005;58:41-51 pubmed
    ..In Arabidopsis thaliana two genes (Elip1 and Elip2) encode for two ELIP proteins: evidence exists that the two genes are differentially regulated but their ..
  2. Heddad M, Norén H, Reiser V, Dunaeva M, Andersson B, Adamska I. Differential expression and localization of early light-induced proteins in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2006;142:75-87 pubmed
    ..Here we showed that after 2 h exposure of Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) leaves to light stress Elip1 and Elip2 coisolate equally with monomeric (mLhcb) and trimeric (tLhcb) populations of the major LHC from ..
  3. Hutin C, Nussaume L, Moise N, Moya I, Kloppstech K, Havaux M. Early light-induced proteins protect Arabidopsis from photooxidative stress. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003;100:4921-6 pubmed
    ..Constitutive expression of ELIP genes in chaos before light stress resulted in ELIP accumulation and restored the phototolerance of the plants to ..
  4. Rossini S, Casazza A, Engelmann E, Havaux M, Jennings R, Soave C. Suppression of both ELIP1 and ELIP2 in Arabidopsis does not affect tolerance to photoinhibition and photooxidative stress. Plant Physiol. 2006;141:1264-73 pubmed
    ..test this hypothesis, we have generated Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) mutant plants null for both elip genes (Elip1 and Elip2) and have analyzed their sensitivity to light during greening of seedlings and to high light and cold in ..
  5. Tzvetkova Chevolleau T, Franck F, Alawady A, Dall Osto L, Carriere F, Bassi R, et al. The light stress-induced protein ELIP2 is a regulator of chlorophyll synthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 2007;50:795-809 pubmed
    ..We suggest that ELIPs work as chlorophyll sensors that modulate chlorophyll synthesis to prevent accumulation of free chlorophyll, and hence prevent photooxidative stress. ..
  6. Harari Steinberg O, Ohad I, Chamovitz D. Dissection of the light signal transduction pathways regulating the two early light-induced protein genes in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2001;127:986-97 pubmed
    ..To understand the light signal transduction pathways that regulate Elip expression, the two Elip genes, Elip1 and Elip2, in Arabidopsis were studied, taking advantage of the genetic tools available for studying light ..
  7. Heddad M, Adamska I. Light stress-regulated two-helix proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana related to the chlorophyll a/b-binding gene family. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000;97:3741-6 pubmed
    ..Four Elip homologue proteins, encoded by single-copy nuclear genes, have been identified in the Arabidopsis thaliana database...
  8. Brown B, Jenkins G. UV-B signaling pathways with different fluence-rate response profiles are distinguished in mature Arabidopsis leaf tissue by requirement for UVR8, HY5, and HYH. Plant Physiol. 2008;146:576-88 pubmed
    ..This research provides evidence that, in UV-B signaling, UVR8, HY5, and HYH act together in a photoregulatory pathway and demonstrates a new role for HYH in UV-B responses. ..
  9. 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. ..

More Information


  1. Rus Alvarez Canterbury A, Flores D, Keymanesh K, To K, BRUSSLAN J. A double SORLIP1 element is required for high light induction of ELIP genes in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol Biol. 2014;84:259-67 pubmed publisher
    Promoter elements that contribute to high light (HL) induction of the Arabidopsis ELIP1 gene were defined using a transgenic promoter-reporter system...
  2. Rizza A, Boccaccini A, Lopez Vidriero I, Costantino P, Vittorioso P. Inactivation of the ELIP1 and ELIP2 genes affects Arabidopsis seed germination. New Phytol. 2011;190:896-905 pubmed publisher
    ..analysis of dag1 and wild type developing siliques, we identified the EARLY LIGHT-INDUCED PROTEIN1 and 2 (ELIP1 and ELIP2) genes among those deregulated in the loss-of-function dag1 mutant...