Gene Symbol: SUS3
Description: sucrose synthase 3
Alias: ATSUS3, T2H3.8, T2H3_8, sucrose synthase 3, sucrose synthase 3
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Angeles Núñez J, Tiessen A. Arabidopsis sucrose synthase 2 and 3 modulate metabolic homeostasis and direct carbon towards starch synthesis in developing seeds. Planta. 2010;232:701-18 pubmed publisher
    Two genes encoding sucrose synthase (SUS), namely SUS2 (At5g49190) and SUS3 (At4g02280), are strongly and differentially expressed in Arabidopsis seed...
  2. Angeles Núñez J, Tiessen A. Regulation of AtSUS2 and AtSUS3 by glucose and the transcription factor LEC2 in different tissues and at different stages of Arabidopsis seed development. Plant Mol Biol. 2012;78:377-92 pubmed publisher
    ..The Arabidopsis genome contains six SUS genes. Two members of this family, namely AtSUS2 (At5g49190) and AtSUS3 (At4g02280) are strongly and differentially expressed in Arabidopsis seed...
  3. Baud S, Vaultier M, Rochat C. Structure and expression profile of the sucrose synthase multigene family in Arabidopsis. J Exp Bot. 2004;55:397-409 pubmed
    ..b>AtSUS3 seems to be induced in various organs under dehydration conditions including leaves deprived of water or submitted ..
  4. Bieniawska Z, Paul Barratt D, Garlick A, Thole V, Kruger N, Martin C, et al. Analysis of the sucrose synthase gene family in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2007;49:810-28 pubmed
    ..Double mutants lacking the pairs of similar isoforms sus2 and sus3, and sus5 and sus6, are also not significantly different in these respects from wild-type plants...
  5. Baroja Fernandez E, Muñoz F, Li J, Bahaji A, Almagro G, Montero M, et al. Sucrose synthase activity in the sus1/sus2/sus3/sus4 Arabidopsis mutant is sufficient to support normal cellulose and starch production. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:321-6 pubmed publisher
    ..low to account for normal rate of starch accumulation in Arabidopsis, and (ii) different organs of the sus1/sus2/sus3/sus4 SUS mutant impaired in SUS activity accumulate WT levels of ADP-glucose, UDP-glucose, cellulose and starch...