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ID: 127511.0, MPI für Pflanzenzüchtungsforschung / Dept. of Biochemistry (Klaus Hahlbrock)
Two immediate-early pathogen-responsive of the AtCMPG gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana and the W-box-containing elicitor-response element of AtCMPG1
Authors:Heise, A.; Lippok, B.; Kirsch, C.; Hahlbrock, K.
Language:English
Date of Publication (YYYY-MM-DD):2002-06-25
Title of Journal:Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Journal Abbrev.:Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A.
Volume:99
Issue / Number:13
Start Page:9049
End Page:9054
Review Status:Peer-review
Audience:Experts Only
Abstract / Description:The Arabidopsis thaliana genome contains at least 50 predicted AtCMPG genes. The encoded protein family is defined by a common domain possessing four strictly conserved amino acid residues [Cys, Met, Pro, and Gly (CMPG)] that designate the family. Two members, AtCMPG1 and AtCMPG2, with high sequence similarity to the previously described, immediate-early pathogen-responsive PcCMPG1 gene from Petroselinum crispum were selected for analysis of their expression modes and defense-related promoter elements. Among the most striking similarities with PcCMPG1 were immediate-early transcriptional activation on infection or treatment with a pathogen-derived elicitor and the functional importance of a W-box-containing AtCMPG1 promoter element. Remarkably, this strongly pathogen/elicitor-responsive element, F, did not respond to wounding, in contrast to the AtCMPG1 promoter itself. Comparative analysis, both within the A. thaliana genome and across species, provided further insight into the large structural diversity of W-box-containing elements. Possible roles of AtCMPG proteins in regulatory processes are discussed with reference to a large variety of family members, partly with assigned functions, from plants as well as animals.
Comment of the Author/Creator:Date: 2002, JUN 25
External Publication Status:published
Document Type:Article
Communicated by:N.N.
Affiliations:MPI für Pflanzenzüchtungsforschung
External Affiliations:Max Planck Inst Plant Breeding Res, Carl von Linne Weg 10, D-; 50829 Cologne, Germany; Max Planck Inst Plant Breeding Res, D-50829 Cologne, Germany
Identifiers:ISI:000176478200103 [ID No:1]
ISSN:0027-8424 [ID No:2]
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