Genomes and Genes

GEX1

Summary

Gene Symbol: GEX1
Description: gamete expressed protein 1
Alias: ATGEX1, GAMETE EXPRESSED PROTEIN 1, MTE17.20, MTE17_20, gamete expressed protein 1, gamete expressed protein 1
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Alandete Saez M, Ron M, Leiboff S, McCormick S. Arabidopsis thaliana GEX1 has dual functions in gametophyte development and early embryogenesis. Plant J. 2011;68:620-32 pubmed publisher
    b>GEX1 is a plasma membrane protein that is conserved among plant species, and has previously been shown to be expressed in sperm cells and some sporophytic tissues...
  2. Engel M, Holmes Davis R, McCormick S. Green sperm. Identification of male gamete promoters in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2005;138:2124-33 pubmed
    ..In pollen, the AtGEX1 (At5g55490) promoter is active in the sperm cells and not in the progenitor generative cell or in the vegetative ..