GUT1

Summary

Gene Symbol: GUT1
Description: Exostosin family protein
Alias: MAC9.17, MAC9_17, Exostosin family protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Wu A, Rihouey C, Seveno M, Hörnblad E, Singh S, Matsunaga T, et al. The Arabidopsis IRX10 and IRX10-LIKE glycosyltransferases are critical for glucuronoxylan biosynthesis during secondary cell wall formation. Plant J. 2009;57:718-31 pubmed publisher
    ..This contrasts with the proposed function of the tobacco NpGUT1, which is closely related to the Arabidopsis IRX10 and IRX10-L proteins, in rhamnogalacturonan II biosynthesis. ..
  2. Brown D, Zhang Z, Stephens E, Dupree P, Turner S. Characterization of IRX10 and IRX10-like reveals an essential role in glucuronoxylan biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2009;57:732-46 pubmed publisher
    ..These characteristics are similar to those of irx9 and irx14, mutants that are believed to be defective in xylan chain elongation, and suggests that IRX10 and IRX10-L also play a role in elongation of the xylan backbone. ..
  3. Urbanowicz B, Peña M, Moniz H, Moremen K, York W. Two Arabidopsis proteins synthesize acetylated xylan in vitro. Plant J. 2014;80:197-206 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings shed light on integral steps in the molecular pathways used by plants to synthesize a major component of the world's biomass and expand our toolkit for producing glycopolymers with valuable properties. ..
  4. Mortimer J, Faria Blanc N, Yu X, Tryfona T, Sorieul M, Ng Y, et al. An unusual xylan in Arabidopsis primary cell walls is synthesised by GUX3, IRX9L, IRX10L and IRX14. Plant J. 2015;83:413-26 pubmed publisher
    ..The differences in xylan structure in primary versus secondary cell walls might reflect the different roles in cross-linking and interaction with other cell wall components. ..