Gene Symbol: GEX2
Description: gamete expressed 2
Alias: ATGEX2, K21P3.2, K21P3_2, gamete expressed 2, gamete expressed 2
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Engel M, Holmes Davis R, McCormick S. Green sperm. Identification of male gamete promoters in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2005;138:2124-33 pubmed
    ..The AtGEX2 (At5g49150) promoter is active only in the sperm cells and in the progenitor generative cell, but not in the ..
  2. Mori T, Igawa T, Tamiya G, Miyagishima S, Berger F. Gamete attachment requires GEX2 for successful fertilization in Arabidopsis. Curr Biol. 2014;24:170-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we provide functional characterization of Arabidopsis GAMETE EXPRESSED 2 (GEX2), which encodes a sperm-expressed protein of unknown function...
  3. Borg M, Brownfield L, Khatab H, Sidorova A, Lingaya M, Twell D. The R2R3 MYB transcription factor DUO1 activates a male germline-specific regulon essential for sperm cell differentiation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2011;23:534-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the DUO1 regulon has a major role in shaping the germline transcriptome and functions to commit progenitor germ cells to sperm cell differentiation. ..