Reference RF000184
 
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Acc No RF000184
Journal FEBS Lett
Authors Mizoguchi T, Hayashida N, Yamaguchi-Shinozaki K, Kamada H, Shinozaki K.
Title ATMPKs: a gene family of plant MAP kinases in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Volume 336
Issue 3
Page 440-4
Year 1993
Abstract We previously reported two cDNAs for MAP kinases (cATMPK1 and cATMPK2) from a dicot plant, Arabidopsis thaliana. We describe here the cloning and characterization of five additional cDNAs encoding novel MAP kinases in Arabidopsis, cATMPK3, cATMPK4, cATMPK5, cATMPK6, and cATMPK7. The amino acid residues corresponding to the sites of phosphorylation (Thr-Glu-Tyr) that are involved in the activation of animal MAP kinases are conserved in all the seven putative ATMPK proteins. Genes for MAP kinases in Arabidopsis constitute a family that contains more than seven members. Sequence analysis suggests that there are at least three subfamilies in the family of Arabidopsis genes for MAP kinases.
PMID 8282107
Corresp Author Shinozaki K
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Last Update Nov 21 2003 04:42:45:000PM
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PubMed  8282107