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Reference RF000130
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Acc No RF000130
Journal Science
Authors Alonso JM, Hirayama T, Roman G, Nourizadeh S, Ecker JR.
Title EIN2, a bifunctional transducer of ethylene and stress responses in Arabidopsis.
Volume 284
Issue 5423
Page 2148-52
Year 1999
Abstract Ethylene regulates plant growth, development, and responsiveness to a variety of stresses. Cloning of the Arabidopsis EIN2 gene identifies a central component of the ethylene signaling pathway. The amino-terminal integral membrane domain of EIN2 shows similarity to the disease-related Nramp family of metal-ion transporters. Expression of the EIN2 CEND is sufficient to constitutively activate ethylene responses and restores responsiveness to jasmonic acid and paraquat-induced oxygen radicals to mutant plants. EIN2 is thus recognized as a molecular link between previously distinct hormone response pathways. Plants may use a combinatorial mechanism for assessing various stresses by enlisting a common set of signaling molecules.
PMID 10381874
Corresp Author Ecker JR
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Creator lb
Last Update Apr 14 2003 10:28:21:000AM
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PubMed  10381874

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