Gene Symbol: PHYC
Description: phytochrome C
Alias: MIK22.15, MIK22_15, PHYTOCHROME C, phytochrome C, phytochrome C
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Clack T, Shokry A, Moffet M, Liu P, Faul M, Sharrock R. Obligate heterodimerization of Arabidopsis phytochromes C and E and interaction with the PIF3 basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor. Plant Cell. 2009;21:786-99 pubmed publisher
    ..Unexpectedly, phyC and phyE do not homodimerize and are present in seedlings only as heterodimers with phyB and phyD...
  2. Jang I, Henriques R, Seo H, Nagatani A, Chua N. Arabidopsis PHYTOCHROME INTERACTING FACTOR proteins promote phytochrome B polyubiquitination by COP1 E3 ligase in the nucleus. Plant Cell. 2010;22:2370-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results identify COP1 as an E3 ligase for phyB and other stable phytochromes and uncover the mechanism by which PIFs negatively regulate phyB levels. ..
  3. Méndez Vigo B, Pico F, Ramiro M, Martinez Zapater J, Alonso Blanco C. Altitudinal and climatic adaptation is mediated by flowering traits and FRI, FLC, and PHYC genes in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2011;157:1942-55 pubmed publisher
    ..we used an association analysis approach with four candidate genes, FRIGIDA (FRI), FLOWERING LOCUS C (FLC), PHYTOCHROME C (PHYC), and CRYPTOCHROME2, to decipher the genetic bases of this variation...
  4. Popov V, Eprintsev A, Fedorin D, Igamberdiev A. Succinate dehydrogenase in Arabidopsis thaliana is regulated by light via phytochrome A. FEBS Lett. 2010;584:199-202 pubmed publisher
    ..It is concluded that phytochrome A participates in the regulation of mitochondrial respiration through effect on SDH expression. ..
  5. Huang H, Yoo C, Bindbeutel R, Goldsworthy J, Tielking A, Alvarez S, et al. PCH1 integrates circadian and light-signaling pathways to control photoperiod-responsive growth in Arabidopsis. elife. 2016;5:e13292 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, PCH1 is a new factor that regulates photoperiod-responsive growth by integrating the clock with light perception pathways through modulating daily phyB-signaling. ..
  6. Sánchez Lamas M, Lorenzo C, Cerdán P. Bottom-up Assembly of the Phytochrome Network. PLoS Genet. 2016;12:e1006413 pubmed publisher
    ..Although phyE and phyB were the strongest repressors of flowering, both phyB and phyC were needed to confer a flowering response to photoperiod...
  7. Sharrock R, Clack T. Heterodimerization of type II phytochromes in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004;101:11500-5 pubmed
    ..proteins from seedling extracts coprecipitates additional type II phytochromes: six myc (myc6)-phyB coprecipitates phyC-phyE; and myc6-phyD coprecipitates phyB and phyE...