Gene Symbol: FIM1
Description: fimbrin 1
Alias: ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA FIMBRIN 1, ATFIM1, F10M23.40, F10M23_40, FIMBRIN-LIKE PROTEIN, fimbrin 1, fimbrin 1
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Sheahan M, Staiger C, Rose R, McCurdy D. A green fluorescent protein fusion to actin-binding domain 2 of Arabidopsis fimbrin highlights new features of a dynamic actin cytoskeleton in live plant cells. Plant Physiol. 2004;136:3968-78 pubmed
    ..protein (GFP) and the second actin-binding domain (fABD2) of Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) fimbrin, AtFIM1. The GFP-fABD2 fusion protein labeled highly dynamic and dense actin networks in diverse species and cell types, ..
  2. Wang Y, Yoo C, Blancaflor E. Improved imaging of actin filaments in transgenic Arabidopsis plants expressing a green fluorescent protein fusion to the C- and N-termini of the fimbrin actin-binding domain 2. New Phytol. 2008;177:525-36 pubmed
    ..recent of these live cell F-actin reporters are GFP fusions to the actin-binding domain 2 (ABD2) of Arabidopsis fimbrin 1 (ABD2-GFP)...
  3. Wu Y, Yan J, Zhang R, Qu X, Ren S, Chen N, et al. Arabidopsis FIMBRIN5, an actin bundling factor, is required for pollen germination and pollen tube growth. Plant Cell. 2010;22:3745-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, we propose that FIM5 regulates actin dynamics and organization during pollen germination and tube growth via stabilizing actin filaments and organizing them into higher-order structures. ..
  4. Gehl C, Kaufholdt D, Hamisch D, Bikker R, Kudla J, Mendel R, et al. Quantitative analysis of dynamic protein-protein interactions in planta by a floated-leaf luciferase complementation imaging (FLuCI) assay using binary Gateway vectors. Plant J. 2011;67:542-53 pubmed publisher
  5. Zhang R, Chang M, Zhang M, Wu Y, Qu X, Huang S. The Structurally Plastic CH2 Domain Is Linked to Distinct Functions of Fimbrins/Plastins. J Biol Chem. 2016;291:17881-96 pubmed publisher