Characterization of the serine acetyltransferase gene family of Vitis vinifera uncovers differences in regulation of OAS synthesis in woody plants

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Tavares, Sílvia ; Wirtz, Markus ; Beier, Marcel P. ; Bogs, Jochen ; Hell, Rüdiger ; Amâncio, Sara (2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science, volume 6 (issn: 1664-462X, eissn: 1664-462X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00074, pmc: PMC4330696
  • Subject: OAS | drought | S deficiency | OAS (O-acetylserine) | SERAT | Vitis vinifera | Original Research Article | Plant Science

In higher plants cysteine biosynthesis is catalyzed by O-acetylserine(thiol)lyase (OASTL) and represents the last step of the assimilatory sulfate reduction pathway. It is mainly regulated by provision of O-acetylserine (OAS), the nitrogen/carbon containing backbone for... View more
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