Gene Symbol: LUH
Description: LEUNIG-like protein
Alias: F24L7.16, F24L7_16, LEUNIG_homolog, MUCILAGE-MODIFIED 1, MUM1, LEUNIG-like protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Western T, Burn J, Tan W, Skinner D, Martin McCaffrey L, Moffatt B, et al. Isolation and characterization of mutants defective in seed coat mucilage secretory cell development in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2001;127:998-1011 pubmed
    ..MUM3 and MUM5 may be involved in the regulation of mucilage composition, whereas MUM1 and MUM2 appear to play novel roles in post-synthesis cell wall modifications necessary for mucilage extrusion.
  2. Bui M, Lim N, Sijacic P, Liu Z. LEUNIG_HOMOLOG and LEUNIG regulate seed mucilage extrusion in Arabidopsis. J Integr Plant Biol. 2011;53:399-408 pubmed publisher
    LEUNIG (LUG) and LEUNIG_HOMOLOG (LUH) encode two closely related Arabidopsis proteins, belonging to the Gro/TLE family of transcriptional co-repressors...
  3. Walker M, Tehseen M, Doblin M, Pettolino F, Wilson S, Bacic A, et al. The transcriptional regulator LEUNIG_HOMOLOG regulates mucilage release from the Arabidopsis testa. Plant Physiol. 2011;156:46-60 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we show that mutations in the transcriptional regulator LEUNIG_HOMOLOG (LUH) cause a mucilage extrusion defect due to altered mucilage swelling...
  4. Sitaraman J, Bui M, Liu Z. LEUNIG_HOMOLOG and LEUNIG perform partially redundant functions during Arabidopsis embryo and floral development. Plant Physiol. 2008;147:672-81 pubmed publisher
    ..In Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana), LEUNIG (LUG) and LEUNIG_HOMOLOG (LUH) encode two highly homologous proteins that are similar to the animal and fungal Gro/Tup1-type ..
  5. Stahle M, Kuehlich J, Staron L, von Arnim A, Golz J. YABBYs and the transcriptional corepressors LEUNIG and LEUNIG_HOMOLOG maintain leaf polarity and meristem activity in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2009;21:3105-18 pubmed publisher
    ..YABs physically interact with components of a transcriptional repressor complex that include LEUNIG (LUG), LEUNIG_HOMOLOG (LUH), the LUG-associated coregulator SEUSS, and related SEUSS-LIKE proteins...
  6. Huang J, Debowles D, Esfandiari E, Dean G, Carpita N, Haughn G. The Arabidopsis transcription factor LUH/MUM1 is required for extrusion of seed coat mucilage. Plant Physiol. 2011;156:491-502 pubmed publisher
    ..Our cloning of the MUM1 gene shows that it encodes a putative transcription factor, LEUNIG_HOMOLOG (LUH)...
  7. Shrestha B, Guragain B, Sridhar V. Involvement of co-repressor LUH and the adapter proteins SLK1 and SLK2 in the regulation of abiotic stress response genes in Arabidopsis. BMC Plant Biol. 2014;14:54 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent genetic characterization of the co-repressor LEUNIG_HOMOLOG (LUH) and transcriptional adaptor proteins SEUSS-LIKE1 (SLK1) and SLK2 have been proposed to function ..
  8. Smaczniak C, Immink R, MuiƱo J, Blanvillain R, Busscher M, Busscher Lange J, et al. Characterization of MADS-domain transcription factor complexes in Arabidopsis flower development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:1560-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, members of other transcription factor families were identified as interaction partners of floral MADS-domain proteins suggesting various specific combinatorial modes of action. ..
  9. Lee N, Park J, Kim K, Choi G. The Transcriptional Coregulator LEUNIG_HOMOLOG Inhibits Light-Dependent Seed Germination in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2015;27:2301-13 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we demonstrate that LEUNIG_HOMOLOG (LUH), a Groucho family transcriptional corepressor, binds to PIF1 and coregulates its targets...

More Information


  1. Geng X, Horst W, Golz J, Lee J, Ding Z, Yang Z. LEUNIG_HOMOLOG transcriptional co-repressor mediates aluminium sensitivity through PECTIN METHYLESTERASE46-modulated root cell wall pectin methylesterification in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2017;90:491-504 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show in Arabidopsis that mutants lacking the gene LEUNIG_HOMOLOG (LUH), a member of the Groucho-like family of transcriptional co-repressor, are less sensitive to Al-mediated ..