McAinsh, Martin R. and Pittman, Jon K. (2009) Shaping the calcium signature. New Phytologist, 181 (2). pp. 275-294. ISSN 0028-646XFull text not available from this repository.
In numerous plant signal transduction pathways, Ca2+ is a versatile second messenger which controls the activation of many downstream actions in response to various stimuli. There is strong evidence to indicate that information encoded within these stimulus-induced Ca2+ oscillations can provide signalling specificity. Such Ca2+ signals, or ‘Ca2+ signatures’, are generated in the cytosol, and in noncytosolic locations including the nucleus and chloroplast, through the coordinated action of Ca2+ influx and efflux pathways. An increased understanding of the functions and regulation of these various Ca2+ transporters has improved our appreciation of the role these transporters play in specifically shaping the Ca2+ signatures. Here we review the evidence which indicates that Ca2+ channel, Ca2+-ATPase and Ca2+ exchanger isoforms can indeed modulate specific Ca2+ signatures in response to an individual signal.
|Journal or Publication Title:||New Phytologist|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Ca2+-ATPase ; Ca2+ channels ; Ca2+ signature ; H+/Ca2+ exchanger ; modelling Ca2+ signals ; signal transduction|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre|
|Deposited By:||Dr Martin R McAinsh|
|Deposited On:||20 May 2009 13:33|
|Last Modified:||06 Dec 2016 01:34|
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