Gene Symbol: PECT1
Description: phosphorylethanolamine cytidylyltransferase 1
Alias: T6A23.13, T6A23_13, phosphorylethanolamine cytidylyltransferase 1, phosphorylethanolamine cytidylyltransferase 1
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Mizoi J, Nakamura M, Nishida I. Defects in CTP:PHOSPHORYLETHANOLAMINE CYTIDYLYLTRANSFERASE affect embryonic and postembryonic development in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2006;18:3370-85 pubmed
    ..7.7.14), a rate-limiting enzyme in phosphatidylethanolamine biosynthesis. A null mutation, pect1-6, caused embryo abortion before the octant stage...
  2. Otsuru M, Yu Y, Mizoi J, Kawamoto Fujioka M, Wang J, Fujiki Y, et al. Mitochondrial phosphatidylethanolamine level modulates Cyt c oxidase activity to maintain respiration capacity in Arabidopsis thaliana rosette leaves. Plant Cell Physiol. 2013;54:1612-9 pubmed publisher
    Phosphatidylethanolamine is the predominant phospholipid of the mitochondrial inner membrane. In Arabidopsis, pect1-4 mutants exhibit reduced cellular phosphatidylethanolamine levels owing to reduced CTP:phosphorylethanolamine ..
  3. Duncan O, Taylor N, Carrie C, Eubel H, Kubiszewski Jakubiak S, Zhang B, et al. Multiple lines of evidence localize signaling, morphology, and lipid biosynthesis machinery to the mitochondrial outer membrane of Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2011;157:1093-113 pubmed publisher