Gene Symbol: MAPKKK20
Description: mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase kinase 20
Alias: MAPKK kinase 20, MKKK20, mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase kinase 20, mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase kinase 20
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Popescu S, Popescu G, Bachan S, Zhang Z, Seay M, Gerstein M, et al. Differential binding of calmodulin-related proteins to their targets revealed through high-density Arabidopsis protein microarrays. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:4730-5 pubmed
    ..Our results suggest that calcium functions through distinct CaM/CML proteins to regulate a wide range of targets and cellular activities. ..
  2. Borg M, Brownfield L, Khatab H, Sidorova A, Lingaya M, Twell D. The R2R3 MYB transcription factor DUO1 activates a male germline-specific regulon essential for sperm cell differentiation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2011;23:534-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the DUO1 regulon has a major role in shaping the germline transcriptome and functions to commit progenitor germ cells to sperm cell differentiation. ..
  3. Kim J, Woo D, Kim S, Lee S, Park H, Seok H, et al. Arabidopsis MKKK20 is involved in osmotic stress response via regulation of MPK6 activity. Plant Cell Rep. 2012;31:217-24 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we identified Arabidopsis MKKK20 as a regulator in the response to osmotic stress...
  4. Li K, Yang F, Zhang G, Song S, Li Y, Ren D, et al. AIK1, A Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase, Modulates Abscisic Acid Responses through the MKK5-MPK6 Kinase Cascade. Plant Physiol. 2017;173:1391-1408 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings clearly suggest that the AIK1-MKK5-MPK6 cascade functions in the ABA regulation of primary root growth and stomatal response. ..
  5. Benhamman R, Bai F, Drory S, Loubert Hudon A, Ellis B, Matton D. The Arabidopsis Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Kinase Kinase 20 (MKKK20) Acts Upstream of MKK3 and MPK18 in Two Separate Signaling Pathways Involved in Root Microtubule Functions. Front Plant Sci. 2017;8:1352 pubmed publisher
    ..In Arabidopsis, little is known about this group, except for MKKK20, which is involved in osmotic stress...