Gene Symbol: NRPB4
Description: RNA polymerase II, Rpb4, core protein
Alias: ATRPB15.9, MYH9.13, MYH9_13, RNA POLYMERASE II 15.9 KDA SUBUNIT, RPB15.9, RPB15.9.9, RNA polymerase II, Rpb4, core protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Larkin R, Guilfoyle T. Two small subunits in Arabidopsis RNA polymerase II are related to yeast RPB4 and RPB7 and interact with one another. J Biol Chem. 1998;273:5631-7 pubmed
    ..5 (i.e. a subunit related to yeast RPB7) in vitro as did recombinant yeast RPB4 and RPB7 subunits. Stable heterodimers were also formed between AtRPB15. 9 and yeast RPB7 and between yeast RPB4 and AtRPB19.5. ..
  2. Sato H, Mizoi J, Tanaka H, Maruyama K, Qin F, Osakabe Y, et al. Arabidopsis DPB3-1, a DREB2A interactor, specifically enhances heat stress-induced gene expression by forming a heat stress-specific transcriptional complex with NF-Y subunits. Plant Cell. 2014;26:4954-73 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that the identified trimer contributes to the target gene selectivity of DREB2A under heat stress conditions. ..
  3. Ream T, Haag J, Wierzbicki A, Nicora C, Norbeck A, Zhu J, et al. Subunit compositions of the RNA-silencing enzymes Pol IV and Pol V reveal their origins as specialized forms of RNA polymerase II. Mol Cell. 2009;33:192-203 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings support the hypothesis that Pol IV and Pol V are Pol II-like enzymes that evolved specialized roles in the production of noncoding transcripts for RNA silencing and genome defense. ..