TIRs of joy: new receptors for auxin
UNSPECIFIED. (2005) TIRs of joy: new receptors for auxin. BIOESSAYS, 27 (12). pp. 1213-1217. ISSN 0265-9247Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.20329
Back-to-back papers have described the identification of a family of receptors for the plant hormone auxin.((1,2)) Most developmental processes in plants are dependent on auxin signalling making this discovery a landmark in the search for the mechanism of auxin action. The TIR1 gene translates into a protein with recognised motifs including an F-box domain and TIR1 forms part of an important ubiquitination complex that tags other proteins for degradation.((3)) Specific amongst the targets of TIR1 are a set of auxin-regulated transcription factors.((4)) The latest work has shown that TIR1 itself is also the binding site for auxin making it an auxin receptor with no requirement for a biochemical signalling cascade.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
|Journal or Publication Title:||BIOESSAYS|
|Publisher:||JOHN WILEY & SONS INC|
|Official Date:||December 2005|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 1213-1217|
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