Phosphoinositides play an important role in both abiotic and biotic signalling in plants. The signalling cascade may include the production of second messengers by hydrolysis of PtdIns(4,5)P2. However, increasingly, PtdIns(4,5)P2 itself is shown to mediate signalling by regulating target proteins. The present mini-review summarizes the experimentally demonstrated effects of PtdIns(4,5)P2 on plant K+ channels and examines their structure for candidate sites of direct PtdIns(4,5)P2–protein interaction.
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Conference Article| March 22 2010
Phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate regulates plant K+ channels
Nava Moran 1
1The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
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Noa Wigoda, Xiaohong Ma, Nava Moran; Phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate regulates plant K+ channels. Biochem Soc Trans 1 April 2010; 38 (2): 705–709. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/BST0380705
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