Gene Symbol: GABA-TP1
Description: gamma-aminobutyrate transaminase subunit precursor isozyme 1
Alias: GABA-T1, LeGABA-TP1, SlGABA-T1, gamma aminobutyrate transaminase 1, mitochondrial, Gamma-aminobutyrate transaminase isozyme 1, gamma aminobutyrate transaminase isoform1
Species: tomato

Top Publications

  1. Akihiro T, Koike S, Tani R, Tominaga T, Watanabe S, Iijima Y, et al. Biochemical mechanism on GABA accumulation during fruit development in tomato. Plant Cell Physiol. 2008;49:1378-89 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our results suggest that GAD and GABA-TK play crucial roles in GABA accumulation and catabolism, respectively, in tomato fruits. ..
  2. Clark S, Di Leo R, Van Cauwenberghe O, Mullen R, Shelp B. Subcellular localization and expression of multiple tomato gamma-aminobutyrate transaminases that utilize both pyruvate and glyoxylate. J Exp Bot. 2009;60:3255-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, these findings, together with recent information about rice and pepper GABA-Ts, indicate that the subcellular distribution of GABA-T in the plant kingdom is highly variable...
  3. Koike S, Matsukura C, Takayama M, Asamizu E, Ezura H. Suppression of ?-aminobutyric acid (GABA) transaminases induces prominent GABA accumulation, dwarfism and infertility in the tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.). Plant Cell Physiol. 2013;54:793-807 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that pyruvate- and glyoxylate-dependent GABA-T is the essential isoform for GABA metabolism in tomato plants and that GABA-T1 primarily contributes to GABA reduction in the ripening fruits. ..