SPIRAL1

Summary

Gene Symbol: SPIRAL1
Description: spiral1
Alias: F19B11.13, F19B11_13, SKU6, SPIRAL1, spiral1
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Sedbrook J, Ehrhardt D, Fisher S, Scheible W, Somerville C. The Arabidopsis sku6/spiral1 gene encodes a plus end-localized microtubule-interacting protein involved in directional cell expansion. Plant Cell. 2004;16:1506-20 pubmed
    ..Cloning revealed that sku6-1 is allelic to spiral1-1 (spr1-1)...
  2. Nakajima K, Kawamura T, Hashimoto T. Role of the SPIRAL1 gene family in anisotropic growth of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 2006;47:513-22 pubmed
    Arabidopsis spiral1 (spr1) mutants show a right-handed helical growth phenotype in roots and etiolated hypocotyls due to impaired directional growth of rapidly expanding cells...
  3. Galva C, Kirik V, Lindeboom J, Kaloriti D, Rancour D, Hussey P, et al. The microtubule plus-end tracking proteins SPR1 and EB1b interact to maintain polar cell elongation and directional organ growth in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2014;26:4409-25 pubmed publisher
    The microtubule plus-end tracking proteins (+TIPs) END BINDING1b (EB1b) and SPIRAL1 (SPR1) are required for normal cell expansion and organ growth...
  4. Furutani I, Watanabe Y, Prieto R, Masukawa M, Suzuki K, Naoi K, et al. The SPIRAL genes are required for directional control of cell elongation in Aarabidopsis thaliana. Development. 2000;127:4443-53 pubmed
    ..Our model may have implicit bearing on the circumnutation mechanism...
  5. Nakajima K, Furutani I, Tachimoto H, Matsubara H, Hashimoto T. SPIRAL1 encodes a plant-specific microtubule-localized protein required for directional control of rapidly expanding Arabidopsis cells. Plant Cell. 2004;16:1178-90 pubmed
    ..The Arabidopsis thaliana spiral1 (spr1) mutant shows right-handed helical growth in roots and etiolated hypocotyls...
  6. Wang S, Kurepa J, Hashimoto T, Smalle J. Salt stress-induced disassembly of Arabidopsis cortical microtubule arrays involves 26S proteasome-dependent degradation of SPIRAL1. Plant Cell. 2011;23:3412-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that the MT-associated protein SPIRAL1 (SPR1) plays a key role in salt stress-induced MT disassembly...