PCB2

Summary

Gene Symbol: PCB2
Description: NAD(P)-binding Rossmann-fold superfamily protein
Alias: DIVINYL PROTOCHLOROPHYLLIDE 8-VINYL REDUCTASE, PALE-GREEN AND CHLOROPHYLL B REDUCED 2, T1A4.40, T1A4_40, NAD(P)-binding Rossmann-fold superfamily protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Nagata N, Tanaka R, Satoh S, Tanaka A. Identification of a vinyl reductase gene for chlorophyll synthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana and implications for the evolution of Prochlorococcus species. Plant Cell. 2005;17:233-40 pubmed
    ..marinus but found in the Synechococcus sp WH8102 genome, which is consistent with the distribution of divinyl chlorophyll in marine cyanobacteria of the genera Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus...
  2. Nakanishi H, Nozue H, Suzuki K, Kaneko Y, Taguchi G, Hayashida N. Characterization of the Arabidopsis thaliana mutant pcb2 which accumulates divinyl chlorophylls. Plant Cell Physiol. 2005;46:467-73 pubmed
    We characterized the pcb2 (pale-green and chlorophyll b reduced 2) mutant. We found through electron microscopic observation that chloroplasts of pcb2 mesophyll cells lacked distinctive grana stacks...