FrontiERs: movers and shapers of the higher plant cortical endoplasmic reticulum
Sparkes, Imogen, Hawes, C. R. and Frigerio, Lorenzo. (2011) FrontiERs: movers and shapers of the higher plant cortical endoplasmic reticulum. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, Vol.14 (No.6). pp. 658-665. ISSN 1369-5266Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pbi.2011.07.006
The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in higher plants performs many important functions, yet our understanding of how its intricate network shape and dynamics relate to function is very limited. Recent work has begun to unpick key molecular players in the generation of the pleomorphic, highly dynamic ER network structure that pervades the entire cytoplasm. ER movement is acto-myosin dependent. ER shape is dependent on RHD3 (Root Hair Defective 3) and a family of proteins called reticulons. The major challenge that lies ahead is understanding how factors that control ER shape and movement are regulated and how this relates to the numerous functions of the ER.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > Q Science (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Life Sciences (2010- )|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Current Opinion in Plant Biology|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||pp. 658-665|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||Leverhulme Trust (LT), BBSRC|
|Grant number:||F/00 382/G, (LT)|
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