Gene Symbol: HPR
Description: hydroxypyruvate reductase
Alias: ATHPR1, hydroxypyruvate reductase, hydroxypyruvate reductase
Species: thale cress
Products:     HPR

Top Publications

  1. Xu Y, Wang B, Zhu Y. Identification of proteins expressed at extremely low level in Arabidopsis leaves. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2007;358:808-12 pubmed
    ..Our results suggest that polyU or similar media may be combined with 2-DE techniques to identify cellular proteins with extremely low transcription levels to fulfill specific research needs. ..
  2. Timm S, Nunes Nesi A, Pärnik T, Morgenthal K, Wienkoop S, Keerberg O, et al. A cytosolic pathway for the conversion of hydroxypyruvate to glycerate during photorespiration in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2008;20:2848-59 pubmed publisher
    ..The peroxisomal enzyme hydroxypyruvate reductase (HPR1) represents the only exception to this rule...
  3. Wang Y, Beaith M, Chalifoux M, Ying J, Uchacz T, Sarvas C, et al. Shoot-specific down-regulation of protein farnesyltransferase (alpha-subunit) for yield protection against drought in canola. Mol Plant. 2009;2:191-200 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report the identification and characterization of the promoter of Arabidopsis hydroxypyruvate reductase (AtHPR1), which expresses specifically in the shoot and not in non-photosynthetic tissues such as root...
  4. Cousins A, Walker B, Pracharoenwattana I, Smith S, Badger M. Peroxisomal hydroxypyruvate reductase is not essential for photorespiration in Arabidopsis but its absence causes an increase in the stoichiometry of photorespiratory CO2 release. Photosynth Res. 2011;108:91-100 pubmed publisher
    ..example, Arabidopsis thaliana lacking both of the peroxisomal malate dehydrogenase genes (pmdh1pmdh2) or hydroxypyruvate reductase (hpr1) are viable in air and have rates of photosynthesis only slightly lower than wild-type plants...
  5. Mano S, Hayashi M, Kondo M, Nishimura M. Hydroxypyruvate reductase with a carboxy-terminal targeting signal to microbodies is expressed in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Physiol. 1997;38:449-55 pubmed
    Five Arabidopsis EST cDNA clones of hydroxypyruvate reductase (HPR), a photorespiratory enzyme in leaf peroxisomes, were sequenced...
  6. Pracharoenwattana I, Zhou W, Smith S. Fatty acid beta-oxidation in germinating Arabidopsis seeds is supported by peroxisomal hydroxypyruvate reductase when malate dehydrogenase is absent. Plant Mol Biol. 2010;72:101-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that peroxisomal hydroxypyruvate reductase (HPR) is present in germinating seeds and although knocking out HPR has little effect on germination and ..
  7. Fukao Y, Hayashi M, Nishimura M. Proteomic analysis of leaf peroxisomal proteins in greening cotyledons of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 2002;43:689-96 pubmed
    ..However, only a few leaf peroxisomal proteins, that is hydroxypyruvate reductase (HPR), glycolate oxidase (GO) and alanine:glyoxylate aminotransferase 1 (AGT1), have been characterized, ..