Gene Symbol: MSL3
Description: MSCS-like 3
Alias: F16M22.2, F16M22_2, MSCS-like 3, MSCS-like 3
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Haswell E, Meyerowitz E. MscS-like proteins control plastid size and shape in Arabidopsis thaliana. Curr Biol. 2006;16:1-11 pubmed
    ..Here, we characterize two MscS-like (MSL) proteins from Arabidopsis thaliana, MSL2 and MSL3. MSL3 can rescue the osmotic-shock sensitivity of a bacterial mutant lacking MS-ion-channel activity, suggesting ..
  2. Veley K, Marshburn S, Clure C, Haswell E. Mechanosensitive channels protect plastids from hypoosmotic stress during normal plant growth. Curr Biol. 2012;22:408-13 pubmed publisher
    ..of soluble sugars, exogenously providing osmolytes in the growth media, or withholding water rescues the msl2-1 msl3-1 leaf epidermal plastid phenotype, producing plastids that resemble the wild-type in shape and size...
  3. Wilson M, Jensen G, Haswell E. Two mechanosensitive channel homologs influence division ring placement in Arabidopsis chloroplasts. Plant Cell. 2011;23:2939-49 pubmed publisher two Arabidopsis thaliana homologs of the bacterial mechanosensitive (MS) channel MscS: MscS-Like 2 (MSL2) and MSL3. Immunofluorescence microscopy and live imaging approaches demonstrated that msl2 msl3 double mutants have enlarged ..