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Regulated intramembrane proteolysis in the plastid envelope

Regulated intramembrane proteolysis in the plastid envelope

Harrison, Dale and Thompson, Elinor ORCID: 0000-0002-6434-9290 (2019) Regulated intramembrane proteolysis in the plastid envelope. In: 18th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology, 07 - 12 Jul 2019, Glasgow, Scotland.

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Abstract

Rhomboid proteins were the most recently identified of the four families of intramembrane proteases. Found in almost all organisms, these serine proteases operate in a diverse range of pathways. They regulate Drosophila growth factor signalling (Urban et al., 2002), permit infection by apicomplexans (Dowse et al., 2005), play a key role in mitochondrial dynamics (Herlan et al., 2004), and allow bacterial quorum sensing via channel activation (Stevenson et al., 2007).

In plants, as in other eukaryotes, rhomboids are encoded by a multigene family. These are little researched to date but we documented previously that A. thaliana rhomboid RBL10 was situated in the plastid envelope and has roles in fertility and photosynthesis (Thompson et al., 2012).

Item Type: Conference or Conference Paper (Poster)
Uncontrolled Keywords: protease, plant, membrane, transcriptome, chloroplast
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Biology & Biotechnology Research Group
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Life & Sports Sciences
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2019 10:49
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/24695

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