Gene Symbol: GAUT12
Description: galacturonosyltransferase 12
Alias: IRREGULAR XYLEM 8, IRX8, K5F14.3, K5F14_3, LGT6, galacturonosyltransferase 12, galacturonosyltransferase 12
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Peña M, Zhong R, Zhou G, Richardson E, O Neill M, Darvill A, et al. Arabidopsis irregular xylem8 and irregular xylem9: implications for the complexity of glucuronoxylan biosynthesis. Plant Cell. 2007;19:549-63 pubmed
    Mutations of Arabidopsis thaliana IRREGULAR XYLEM8 (IRX8) and IRX9 were previously shown to cause a collapsed xylem phenotype and decreases in xylose and cellulose in cell walls...
  2. Zhou G, Zhong R, Himmelsbach D, McPhail B, Ye Z. Molecular characterization of PoGT8D and PoGT43B, two secondary wall-associated glycosyltransferases in poplar. Plant Cell Physiol. 2007;48:689-99 pubmed
    ..acid sequences of PoGT8D and PoGT43B exhibit 89 and 75% similarity to the Arabidopsis thaliana IRREGULAR XYLEM8 (IRX8) and IRX9, respectively, both of which have been shown to be required for GX biosynthesis...
  3. Persson S, Caffall K, Freshour G, Hilley M, Bauer S, Poindexter P, et al. The Arabidopsis irregular xylem8 mutant is deficient in glucuronoxylan and homogalacturonan, which are essential for secondary cell wall integrity. Plant Cell. 2007;19:237-55 pubmed
    ..the GAUT1-related gene family, whose members include GAUT1, a homogalacturonan galacturonosyltransferase, and GAUT12 (IRX8)...