Gene Symbol: GH9A1
Description: glycosyl hydrolase 9A1
Species: thale cress

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  1. Zuo J, Niu Q, Nishizawa N, Wu Y, Kost B, Chua N. KORRIGAN, an Arabidopsis endo-1,4-beta-glucanase, localizes to the cell plate by polarized targeting and is essential for cytokinesis. Plant Cell. 2000;12:1137-52 pubmed
    ..A mutation in the Arabidopsis KORRIGAN (KOR) gene causes the formation of aberrant cell plates, incomplete cell walls, and multinucleated cells, leading ..
  2. Farid A, Malinovsky F, Veit C, Schoberer J, Zipfel C, Strasser R. Specialized roles of the conserved subunit OST3/6 of the oligosaccharyltransferase complex in innate immunity and tolerance to abiotic stresses. Plant Physiol. 2013;162:24-38 pubmed publisher
  3. Nicol F, His I, Jauneau A, Vernhettes S, Canut H, Hofte H. A plasma membrane-bound putative endo-1,4-beta-D-glucanase is required for normal wall assembly and cell elongation in Arabidopsis. EMBO J. 1998;17:5563-76 pubmed
    ..b>KORRIGAN (KOR) is identified by an extreme dwarf mutant with pronounced architectural alterations in the primary cell wall...
  4. Robert S, Bichet A, Grandjean O, Kierzkowski D, Satiat Jeunemaitre B, Pelletier S, et al. An Arabidopsis endo-1,4-beta-D-glucanase involved in cellulose synthesis undergoes regulated intracellular cycling. Plant Cell. 2005;17:3378-89 pubmed
    ..synthesis of cellulose microfibrils requires the presence of a membrane-bound endo-1,4-beta-D-glucanase, KORRIGAN1 (KOR1)...
  5. Peng L, Hocart C, Redmond J, Williamson R. Fractionation of carbohydrates in Arabidopsis root cell walls shows that three radial swelling loci are specifically involved in cellulose production. Planta. 2000;211:406-14 pubmed
    Three non-allelic radial swelling mutants (rsw1, rsw2 and rsw3) of Arabidopsis thaliana L. Heynh. were shown to be specifically impaired in cellulose production...
  6. Kang J, Frank J, Kang C, Kajiura H, Vikram M, Ueda A, et al. Salt tolerance of Arabidopsis thaliana requires maturation of N-glycosylated proteins in the Golgi apparatus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:5933-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Instead, aberrant modification of the plasma membrane glycoprotein KORRIGAN 1/RADIALLY SWOLLEN 2 (KOR1/RSW2) that is necessary for cellulose biosynthesis occurred in cgl1 and stt3a...
  7. Rips S, Bentley N, Jeong I, Welch J, von Schaewen A, Koiwa H. Multiple N-glycans cooperate in the subcellular targeting and functioning of Arabidopsis KORRIGAN1. Plant Cell. 2014;26:3792-808 pubmed publisher
    Arabidopsis thaliana KORRIGAN1 (KOR1) is an integral membrane endo-β1,4-glucanase in the trans-Golgi network and plasma membrane that is essential for cellulose biosynthesis...
  8. Vain T, Crowell E, Timpano H, Biot E, Desprez T, Mansoori N, et al. The Cellulase KORRIGAN Is Part of the Cellulose Synthase Complex. Plant Physiol. 2014;165:1521-1532 pubmed
    ..that a leaky mutation in the Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) membrane-bound endo-1,4-?-d-glucanase KORRIGAN1 (KOR1) not only caused reduced CSC movement in the plasma membrane but also a reduced cellulose synthesis inhibitor-..
  9. Doblin M, Kurek I, Jacob Wilk D, Delmer D. Cellulose biosynthesis in plants: from genes to rosettes. Plant Cell Physiol. 2002;43:1407-20 pubmed
    ..Various other proteins such as the Korrigan endocellulase, sucrose synthase, cytoskeletal components, Rac13, redox proteins and a lipid transfer protein have ..

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  1. Paredez A, Persson S, Ehrhardt D, Somerville C. Genetic evidence that cellulose synthase activity influences microtubule cortical array organization. Plant Physiol. 2008;147:1723-34 pubmed publisher
    ..The genes encoded mutant alleles of PROCUSTE1 and KORRIGAN, which both encode proteins that have previously been implicated in cellulose synthesis...
  2. Krupková E, Schmülling T. Developmental consequences of the tumorous shoot development1 mutation, a novel allele of the cellulose-synthesizing KORRIGAN1 gene. Plant Mol Biol. 2009;71:641-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Map-based cloning revealed that tsd1 is a novel strong allele of the KOR1 gene, encoding a membrane-bound endo-1,4-beta-D-glucanase involved in cellulose synthesis...
  3. von Schaewen A, Rips S, Jeong I, Koiwa H. Arabidopsis thaliana KORRIGAN1 protein: N-glycan modification, localization, and function in cellulose biosynthesis and osmotic stress responses. Plant Signal Behav. 2015;10:e1024397 pubmed publisher
    ..Among them is KORRIGAN1 (KOR1), a type-II membrane protein with multiple N-glycans within its C-terminal cellulase domain...
  4. Atmodjo M, Sakuragi Y, Zhu X, Burrell A, Mohanty S, Atwood J, et al. Galacturonosyltransferase (GAUT)1 and GAUT7 are the core of a plant cell wall pectin biosynthetic homogalacturonan:galacturonosyltransferase complex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:20225-30 pubmed publisher
  5. Mansoori N, Timmers J, Desprez T, Alvim Kamei C, Kamei C, Dees D, et al. KORRIGAN1 interacts specifically with integral components of the cellulose synthase machinery. PLoS ONE. 2014;9:e112387 pubmed publisher
    ..KOR1 is thought to be required for cellulose synthesis acting as a cellulase at the plasma membrane-cell wall interface...
  6. Worden N, Wilkop T, Esteve V, Jeannotte R, Lathe R, Vernhettes S, et al. CESA TRAFFICKING INHIBITOR inhibits cellulose deposition and interferes with the trafficking of cellulose synthase complexes and their associated proteins KORRIGAN1 and POM2/CELLULOSE SYNTHASE INTERACTIVE PROTEIN1. Plant Physiol. 2015;167:381-93 pubmed publisher
    ..The CSC-associated proteins KORRIGAN1 (KOR1) and POM2/CELLULOSE SYNTHASE INTERACTIVE PROTEIN1 (CSI1) were differentially affected by CESTRIN treatment, ..
  7. Liebminger E, Grass J, Altmann F, Mach L, Strasser R. Characterizing the link between glycosylation state and enzymatic activity of the endo-?1,4-glucanase KORRIGAN1 from Arabidopsis thaliana. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:22270-80 pubmed publisher
    ..KORRIGAN1 (KOR1) is a glycoprotein enzyme with an essential function during cellulose biosynthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana...
  8. Lei L, Zhang T, Strasser R, Lee C, Gonneau M, Mach L, et al. The jiaoyao1 Mutant Is an Allele of korrigan1 That Abolishes Endoglucanase Activity and Affects the Organization of Both Cellulose Microfibrils and Microtubules in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2014;26:2601-2616 pubmed
    ..Arabidopsis thaliana GH9A1/KORRIGAN1 is a membrane-bound, family 9 glycosyl hydrolase that is important for cellulose synthesis in both ..
  9. Frank M, Guivarc h A, Krupková E, Lorenz Meyer I, Chriqui D, Schmülling T. Tumorous shoot development (TSD) genes are required for co-ordinated plant shoot development. Plant J. 2002;29:73-85 pubmed
    ..The tsd mutants are recessive and belong to three complementation groups (tsd1, tsd2, tsd3). The genes were mapped to the bottom of chromosomes 5 and 1, and the top of chromosome 3, respectively...
  10. López Cruz J, Finiti I, Fernández Crespo E, Crespo Salvador Ó, García Agustín P, González Bosch C. Absence of endo-1,4-?-glucanase KOR1 alters the jasmonate-dependent defence response to Pseudomonas syringae in Arabidopsis. J Plant Physiol. 2014;171:1524-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we studied the response of the Arabidopsis thaliana T-DNA insertion mutant lacking EG Korrigan1 (KOR1) infected with Pseudomonas syringae...