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Genomes and Genes



Gene Symbol: TBL1
Description: trichome birefringence-like protein (DUF828)
Alias: TRICHOME BIREFRINGENCE-LIKE 1, trichome birefringence-like protein (DUF828)
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Bischoff V, Nita S, Neumetzler L, Schindelasch D, Urbain A, Eshed R, et al. TRICHOME BIREFRINGENCE and its homolog AT5G01360 encode plant-specific DUF231 proteins required for cellulose biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2010;153:590-602 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, we show that two TBL genes contribute to the synthesis and deposition of secondary wall cellulose, presumably by influencing the esterification state of pectic polymers. ..