Gene Symbol: GCP2
Description: gamma-tubulin complex protein 2
Alias: ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA GAMMA-TUBULIN COMPLEX PROTEIN 2, ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA GAMMA-TUBULIN COMPLEX PROTEIN 2, ATGCP2, GAMMA-TUBULIN 2, MJJ3.10, MJJ3_10, TUBG2, gamma-tubulin complex protein 2, gamma-tubulin complex protein 2, gamma-tubulin complex protein 2
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Seltzer V, Janski N, Canaday J, Herzog E, Erhardt M, Evrard J, et al. Arabidopsis GCP2 and GCP3 are part of a soluble gamma-tubulin complex and have nuclear envelope targeting domains. Plant J. 2007;52:322-31 pubmed
    ..We have cloned the cDNA encoding AtGCP2, and show that gamma-tubulin, AtGCP2 and AtGCP3 are part of the same tandem affinity-purified complex and are ..
  2. Binarova P, Cenklová V, Prochazkova J, Doskocilová A, Volc J, Vrlík M, et al. Gamma-tubulin is essential for acentrosomal microtubule nucleation and coordination of late mitotic events in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2006;18:1199-212 pubmed
    ..Some of these functions of gamma-tubulin might be independent of MT nucleation. ..
  3. Pastuglia M, Azimzadeh J, Goussot M, Camilleri C, Belcram K, Evrard J, et al. Gamma-tubulin is essential for microtubule organization and development in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2006;18:1412-25 pubmed
    ..These results establish the central role of gamma-tubulin in the formation and organization of microtubule arrays in Arabidopsis. ..
  4. Nakamura M, Hashimoto T. A mutation in the Arabidopsis gamma-tubulin-containing complex causes helical growth and abnormal microtubule branching. J Cell Sci. 2009;122:2208-17 pubmed publisher
    ..We here show that a null mutation of Arabidopsis GCP2, a core subunit of the gamma-tubulin-containing complex, severely impaired the development of male and female ..
  5. Banora M, Rodiuc N, Baldacci Cresp F, Smertenko A, Bleve Zacheo T, Mellilo M, et al. Feeding cells induced by phytoparasitic nematodes require ?-tubulin ring complex for microtubule reorganization. PLoS Pathog. 2011;7:e1002343 pubmed publisher
    ..The transcripts of two Arabidopsis ?-tubulin (TUBG1 and TUBG2) and two ?-tubulin complex proteins genes (GCP3 and GCP4) are upregulated in galls...
  6. Nakamura M, Yagi N, Kato T, Fujita S, Kawashima N, Ehrhardt D, et al. Arabidopsis GCP3-interacting protein 1/MOZART 1 is an integral component of the ?-tubulin-containing microtubule nucleating complex. Plant J. 2012;71:216-25 pubmed publisher
    ..a pattern largely consistent with, but partly distinct from, the localization of the ?-tubulin complex containing GCP2 or GCP3 in planta...
  7. Ambrose C, Wasteneys G. Cell edges accumulate gamma tubulin complex components and nucleate microtubules following cytokinesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e27423 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we use live imaging to show that components of the gamma tubulin nucleation complex (GCP2 and GCP3) localize at distinct sites along the outer periclinal edge of newly formed crosswalls, and that ..