Gene Symbol: GolS1
Description: galactinol synthase 1
Alias: AtGolS1, T8I13.2, galactinol synthase 1, galactinol synthase 1
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Taji T, Ohsumi C, Iuchi S, Seki M, Kasuga M, Kobayashi M, et al. Important roles of drought- and cold-inducible genes for galactinol synthase in stress tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 2002;29:417-26 pubmed
    ..We identified three stress-responsive GolS genes (AtGolS1, 2 and 3) among seven Arabidopsis GolS genes...
  2. Panikulangara T, Eggers Schumacher G, Wunderlich M, Stransky H, Schöffl F. Galactinol synthase1. A novel heat shock factor target gene responsible for heat-induced synthesis of raffinose family oligosaccharides in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2004;136:3148-58 pubmed
    ..Galactinol synthase1 (GolS1) is one of the genes that is heat-inducible in wild type, but shows constitutive mRNA levels in HSF3 TPs...
  3. Nishizawa A, Yabuta Y, Shigeoka S. Galactinol and raffinose constitute a novel function to protect plants from oxidative damage. Plant Physiol. 2008;147:1251-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Arabidopsis thaliana) plants overexpressing heat shock transcription factor A2 (HsfA2), the transcription of GolS1, -2, and -4 and raffinose synthase 2 (RS2) was highly induced; thus, levels of galactinol and raffinose increased ..
  4. Nishizawa A, Yabuta Y, Yoshida E, Maruta T, Yoshimura K, Shigeoka S. Arabidopsis heat shock transcription factor A2 as a key regulator in response to several types of environmental stress. Plant J. 2006;48:535-47 pubmed
    ..plants, 46 genes, including a large number of heat-shock proteins, ascorbate peroxidase 2 and galactinol synthase 1 and 2, were highly expressed compared with those in the wild-type plants...
  5. Song C, Chung W, Lim C. Overexpression of Heat Shock Factor Gene HsfA3 Increases Galactinol Levels and Oxidative Stress Tolerance in Arabidopsis. Mol Cells. 2016;39:477-83 pubmed publisher
    ..assays using Arabidopsis leaf protoplasts, HsfA3 activated the transcription of a reporter gene driven by the GolS1 or GolS2 promoter...