Gene Symbol: PHT4;1
Description: phosphate transporter 4;1
Alias: ANTR1, T27A16.25, T27A16_25, anion transporter 1, phosphate transporter 4;1, phosphate transporter 4;1
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Guo B, Jin Y, Wussler C, Blancaflor E, Motes C, Versaw W. Functional analysis of the Arabidopsis PHT4 family of intracellular phosphate transporters. New Phytol. 2008;177:889-98 pubmed
    ..These expression patterns, together with Pi transport activities and subcellular locations, suggest roles for PHT4 proteins in the transport of Pi between the cytosol and chloroplasts, heterotrophic plastids and the Golgi apparatus. ..
  2. Pavón L, Lundh F, Lundin B, Mishra A, Persson B, Spetea C. Arabidopsis ANTR1 is a thylakoid Na+-dependent phosphate transporter: functional characterization in Escherichia coli. J Biol Chem. 2008;283:13520-7 pubmed publisher
    In this study, the putative anion transporter 1 (ANTR1) from Arabidopsis thaliana was shown to be localized to the chloroplast thylakoid membrane by Western blotting with two different peptide-specific antibodies...
  3. Karlsson P, Herdean A, Adolfsson L, Beebo A, Nziengui H, Irigoyen S, et al. The Arabidopsis thylakoid transporter PHT4;1 influences phosphate availability for ATP synthesis and plant growth. Plant J. 2015;84:99-110 pubmed publisher
    ..It also maintains the ionic environment of thylakoids, which affects the macro-organization of complexes and induction of photoprotective mechanisms. ..
  4. Guo B, Irigoyen S, Fowler T, Versaw W. Differential expression and phylogenetic analysis suggest specialization of plastid-localized members of the PHT4 phosphate transporter family for photosynthetic and heterotrophic tissues. Plant Signal Behav. 2008;3:784-90 pubmed
  5. Ruiz Pavón L, Karlsson P, Carlsson J, Samyn D, Persson B, Persson B, et al. Functionally important amino acids in the Arabidopsis thylakoid phosphate transporter: homology modeling and site-directed mutagenesis. Biochemistry. 2010;49:6430-9 pubmed publisher
    The anion transporter 1 (ANTR1) from Arabidopsis thaliana, homologous to the mammalian members of the solute carrier 17 (SLC17) family, is located in the chloroplast thylakoid membrane...
  6. Wang G, Shi J, Ng G, Battle S, Zhang C, Lu H. Circadian clock-regulated phosphate transporter PHT4;1 plays an important role in Arabidopsis defense. Mol Plant. 2011;4:516-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, these data suggest that the phosphate transporter PHT4;1 is critical for basal defense and also implicate a potential role of the circadian clock in regulating innate immunity of Arabidopsis. ..