Gene Symbol: fen
Description: serine/threonine protein kinase Fen
Alias: serine/threonine protein kinase Fen, Fen kinase, receptor-like protein kinase HERK 1
Species: tomato

Top Publications

  1. Rosebrock T, Zeng L, Brady J, Abramovitch R, Xiao F, Martin G. A bacterial E3 ubiquitin ligase targets a host protein kinase to disrupt plant immunity. Nature. 2007;448:370-4 pubmed
    ..Here we show that a host kinase, Fen, physically interacts with AvrPtoB(1-387 )and is responsible for activating the plant immune response...
  2. Hamera S, Mural R, Liu Y, Zeng L. The tomato ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme variant Suv, but not SlUev1C and SlUev1D regulates Fen-mediated programmed cell death in Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant Signal Behav. 2014;9:e973814 pubmed publisher
    ..ubiquitin E2 variant (Uev) were shown recently to catalyze K63-linked ubiquitination and are essential for protein Fen and other resistance protein-mediated plant immunity...
  3. Jia Y, Loh Y, Zhou J, Martin G. Alleles of Pto and Fen occur in bacterial speck-susceptible and fenthion-insensitive tomato cultivars and encode active protein kinases. Plant Cell. 1997;9:61-73 pubmed
    ..The Fen gene is also derived from L. pimpinellifolium and confers sensitivity to the insecticide fenthion...