Gene Symbol: MUR3
Description: Exostosin family protein
Alias: AtMUR3, F11A3.8, F11A3_8, KAM1, KATAMARI 1, MURUS 3, RSA3, SHORT ROOT IN SALT MEDIUM 3, Exostosin family protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Reiter W, Chapple C, Somerville C. Mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana with altered cell wall polysaccharide composition. Plant J. 1997;12:335-45 pubmed
    ..Mutants with reductions in a single monosaccharide have been identified for fucose (mur2, mur3), arabinose (mur4, mur5, mur6, mur7), and rhamnose (mur8)...
  2. Lerouxel O, Choo T, Seveno M, Usadel B, Faye L, Lerouge P, et al. Rapid structural phenotyping of plant cell wall mutants by enzymatic oligosaccharide fingerprinting. Plant Physiol. 2002;130:1754-63 pubmed
    ..All three techniques are able to identify structural alterations of wall xyloglucans in mur1, mur2, and mur3, which in comparison with the wild type have side chain defects in their xyloglucan structure...
  3. Madson M, Dunand C, Li X, Verma R, Vanzin G, Caplan J, et al. The MUR3 gene of Arabidopsis encodes a xyloglucan galactosyltransferase that is evolutionarily related to animal exostosins. Plant Cell. 2003;15:1662-70 pubmed
    Xyloglucans are the principal glycans that interlace cellulose microfibrils in most flowering plants. The mur3 mutant of Arabidopsis contains a severely altered structure of this polysaccharide because of the absence of a conserved alpha-..
  4. Tamura K, Shimada T, Kondo M, Nishimura M, Hara Nishimura I. KATAMARI1/MURUS3 Is a novel golgi membrane protein that is required for endomembrane organization in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2005;17:1764-76 pubmed
    ..Map-based cloning revealed that the KAM1 gene is allelic to the MUR3 gene...
  5. Li W, Guan Q, Wang Z, Wang Y, Zhu J. A bi-functional xyloglucan galactosyltransferase is an indispensable salt stress tolerance determinant in Arabidopsis. Mol Plant. 2013;6:1344-54 pubmed publisher
    ..cloning showed that RSA3 encodes a xyloglucan galactosyltransferase, which is allelic to a gene previously named MUR3/KAM1...
  6. Kong Y, Peña M, Renna L, Avci U, Pattathil S, Tuomivaara S, et al. Galactose-depleted xyloglucan is dysfunctional and leads to dwarfism in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2015;167:1296-306 pubmed publisher
    ..we show that Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) mutants devoid of the F side chain galactosyltransferase MURUS3 (MUR3) form xyloglucan that lacks F side chains and contains much less galactosylated xylose than its wild-type ..
  7. Lund C, Bromley J, Stenbæk A, Rasmussen R, Scheller H, Sakuragi Y. A reversible Renilla luciferase protein complementation assay for rapid identification of protein-protein interactions reveals the existence of an interaction network involved in xyloglucan biosynthesis in the plant Golgi apparatus. J Exp Bot. 2015;66:85-97 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results show that Rluc-PCA coupled with transient expression in N. benthamiana is a fast and versatile method suitable for analysis of PPIs between Golgi resident proteins in an easy and mid-throughput fashion in planta. ..
  8. Chou Y, Pogorelko G, Young Z, Zabotina O. Protein-protein interactions among xyloglucan-synthesizing enzymes and formation of Golgi-localized multiprotein complexes. Plant Cell Physiol. 2015;56:255-67 pubmed publisher
    ..CSLC4 (cellulose synthase-like C4), three xylosyltransferases (XXT1, XXT2 and XXT5), two galactosyltransferases (MUR3 and XLT2) and the fucosyltransferase FUT1...
  9. Tedman Jones J, Lei R, Jay F, Fabro G, Li X, Reiter W, et al. Characterization of Arabidopsis mur3 mutations that result in constitutive activation of defence in petioles, but not leaves. Plant J. 2008;56:691-703 pubmed publisher
    ..cie1, which carries two point mutations in a gene required for cell wall biosynthesis and actin organization, MUR3. A mur3 knockout mutant also resists infection by H...