Gene Symbol: PUB4
Description: RING/U-box superfamily protein with ARM repeat domain-containing protein
Alias: AtPUB4, T20D16.23, T20D16_23, plant U-box 4, RING/U-box superfamily protein with ARM repeat domain-containing protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Wang H, Lu Y, Jiang T, Berg H, Li C, Xia Y. The Arabidopsis U-box/ARM repeat E3 ligase AtPUB4 influences growth and degeneration of tapetal cells, and its mutation leads to conditional male sterility. Plant J. 2013;74:511-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we describe identification of AtPUB4, a U-box/ARM repeat-containing E3 ubiquitin ligase, as a novel player in male fertility in Arabidopsis...
  2. Kinoshita A, Ten Hove C, Tabata R, Yamada M, Shimizu N, Ishida T, et al. A plant U-box protein, PUB4, regulates asymmetric cell division and cell proliferation in the root meristem. Development. 2015;142:444-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we demonstrate that a plant U-box E3 ubiquitin ligase, PUB4, is a novel downstream component of CLV3/CLE signaling in the RM...
  3. Kinoshita A, Seo M, Kamiya Y, Sawa S. Mystery in genetics: PUB4 gives a clue to the complex mechanism of CLV signaling pathway in the shoot apical meristem. Plant Signal Behav. 2015;10:e1028707 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently we identified an E3 ubiquitin ligase, PLANT U-BOX 4 (PUB4), as a key regulatory component of root meristem maintenance that functions downstream of an exogenous synthetic ..
  4. Woodson J, Joens M, Sinson A, Gilkerson J, Salomé P, Weigel D, et al. Ubiquitin facilitates a quality-control pathway that removes damaged chloroplasts. Science. 2015;350:450-4 pubmed publisher
    ..A genetic screen identified the plant U-box 4 (PUB4) E3 ubiquitin ligase as being necessary for this process...
  5. Wang Y, Wu Y, Yu B, Yin Z, Xia Y. EXTRA-LARGE G PROTEINs Interact with E3 Ligases PUB4 and PUB2 and Function in Cytokinin and Developmental Processes. Plant Physiol. 2017;173:1235-1246 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report that all three XLGs interact with two closely related plant U-box (PUB) E3 ligases, PUB2 and PUB4. Three XLGs are predominantly localized at the plasma membrane, whereas XLG2 and XLG3 also show nuclear ..