Gene Symbol: LOC107905189
Description: tubulin alpha-4 chain
Alias: TUA10, TubA4, tubulin alpha-4 chain, alpha-tubulin 10
Species: upland cotton

Top Publications

  1. Whittaker D, Triplett B. Gene-specific changes in alpha-tubulin transcript accumulation in developing cotton fibers. Plant Physiol. 1999;121:181-8 pubmed
    ..Although total alpha-tubulin transcript levels were much higher in fiber than several other tissues, including the hypocotyl and pollen, none of the alpha-tubulins was specific to fiber cells. ..
  2. Zhao G, Liu J, Du X. Molecular cloning and characterization of cotton cDNAs expressed in developing fiber cells. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2001;65:2789-93 pubmed publisher
  3. Li L, Wang X, Huang G, Li X. Molecular characterization of cotton GhTUA9 gene specifically expressed in fibre and involved in cell elongation. J Exp Bot. 2007;58:3227-38 pubmed
    ..4-1.7-fold, indicating that the GhTUA9 gene is involved in cell elongation. Given all the above results, it is proposed that the GhTUA9 gene may play an important role in fibre elongation. ..