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Ethylene Insensitivity Conferred by Arabidopsis ERS Gene

Hua, Jian and Chang, Caren and Sun, Qi and Meyerowitz, Elliot M. (1995) Ethylene Insensitivity Conferred by Arabidopsis ERS Gene. Science, 269 (5231). pp. 1712-1714. ISSN 0036-8075. doi:10.1126/science.7569898. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150114-091622570

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Abstract

ERS (ethylene response sensor), a gene in the Arabidopsis thaliana ethylene hormoneresponse pathway, was uncovered by cross-hybridization with the Arabidopsis ETR1 gene. The deduced ERS protein has sequence similarity with the amino-terminal domain and putative histidine protein kinase domain of ETR1, but it does not have a receiver domain as found in ETR1. A missense mutation identical to the dominant etrl-4 mutation was introduced into the ERS gene. The altered ERS gene conferred dominant ethylene insensitivity to wild-type Arabidopsis. Double-mutant analysis indicates that ERS acts upstream of the CTR1 protein kinase gene in the ethylene-response pathway.


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Meyerowitz, Elliot M.0000-0003-4798-5153
Additional Information:© 1995 American Association for the Advancement of Science. 12 May 1995; accepted 4 August 1995. We thank E. Koh for carrying out plant transformations; L. Medrano for RFLP mapping; and X. Chen, S. Jacobsen, B. Krizek, J. Levin, Z. Liu, J.-L. Reichmann, M. Running, R. Sablowski, H. Sakai, and B. Williams for critical comments on the manuscript. Funded by U.S. Department of Energy grant FG03-88ER13873 to E. M. M.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FG03-88ER13873
Issue or Number:5231
DOI:10.1126/science.7569898
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Official Citation:Hua, J., Chang, C., Sun, Q., & Meyerowitz, E. (1995). Ethylene insensitivity conferred by Arabidopsis ERS gene. Science, 269(5231), 1712-1714. doi: 10.1126/science.7569898
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