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Genomes and Genes



Gene Symbol: MC9
Description: metacaspase 9
Alias: AtMC9, AtMCP2f, F21E1.120, F21E1_120, MCP2f, metacaspase 2f, metacaspase 9, metacaspase 9
Species: thale cress
Products:     MC9

Top Publications

  1. Bollhöner B, Zhang B, Stael S, Denancé N, Overmyer K, Goffner D, et al. Post mortem function of AtMC9 in xylem vessel elements. New Phytol. 2013;200:498-510 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis of the type II metacaspase gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana supported the function of METACASPASE 9 (AtMC9) in xylem cell death...
  2. Vercammen D, van de Cotte B, De Jaeger G, Eeckhout D, Casteels P, Vandepoele K, et al. Type II metacaspases Atmc4 and Atmc9 of Arabidopsis thaliana cleave substrates after arginine and lysine. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:45329-36 pubmed
    ..These findings suggest that type II metacaspases are not directly responsible for earlier reported caspase-like activities in plants. ..
  3. Vercammen D, Belenghi B, van de Cotte B, Beunens T, Gavigan J, De Rycke R, et al. Serpin1 of Arabidopsis thaliana is a suicide inhibitor for metacaspase 9. J Mol Biol. 2006;364:625-36 pubmed
    ..We demonstrated previously that two type II metacaspases of Arabidopsis thaliana, AtMC4 and AtMC9 are Arg/Lys-specific cysteine-dependent proteases...
  4. Belenghi B, Romero Puertas M, Vercammen D, Brackenier A, Inze D, Delledonne M, et al. Metacaspase activity of Arabidopsis thaliana is regulated by S-nitrosylation of a critical cysteine residue. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:1352-8 pubmed
    ..S-nitrosylation plays a central role in the regulation of the proteolytic activity of Arabidopsis thaliana metacaspase 9 (AtMC9) and hypothesize that this S-nitrosylation affects the cellular processes in which metacaspases are ..