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Agricultural Research Service

Title: Don't Shoot the (Second) Messenger: Endomembrane Transporters and Binding Proteins Modulate Cytosolic Ca2+ Levels

Authors
item Pittman, Jon - BAYLOR COLLEGE MED
item HIRSCHI, KENDAL

Submitted to: Current Opinion in Plant Biology
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: March 11, 2003
Publication Date: June 17, 2003
Citation: PITTMAN, J.K., HIRSCHI, K. DON'T SHOOT THE (SECOND) MESSENGER: ENDOMEMBRANE TRANSPORTERS AND BINDING PROTEINS MODULATE CYTOSOLIC CA2+ LEVELS. CURRENT OPINION IN PLANT BIOLOGY. 2003. v. 6. p. 257-262.

Technical Abstract: Ca2+ signal transduction requires the meticulous regulation of cytosolic Ca2+ levels. Endomembrane Ca2+ transporters and binding proteins are important components in partitioning these Ca2+ signals to mediate cellular activity. Recently, many of these proteins have been characterized and mutant analysis suggests a network among these transporters. Future attempts to manipulate plant Ca2+ signaling must address all aspects of this complex network.

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