alexa Protein secretion in plants: from the trans-Golgi network to the outer space.
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Journal of Proteomics & Bioinformatics

Author(s): Jrgens G, Geldner N

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Functional analysis of exocytosis in yeast and animal cells has led to the identification of conserved elements and mechanisms of the trafficking machinery over the last decade. Although functional studies of protein secretion in plants are still fairly limited, the Arabidopsis genome sequence provides an opportunity to identify key players of vesicle trafficking that are conserved across the eukaryotic kingdoms. Here, we review and add to recent genome analyses of trafficking components and highlight some plant-specific modifications of the common eukaryotic machinery. Furthermore, we discuss the evidence for targeted, polarised secretion in plant cells, and speculate about possible underlying cargo sorting processes at the trans-Golgi network and endosomes, based on what is known in animals and yeast.
This article was published in Traffic and referenced in Journal of Proteomics & Bioinformatics

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

  • 9th International Conference on Bioinformatics
    October 23-24, 2017 Paris, France
  • 9th International Conference and Expo on Proteomics
    October 23-25, 2017 Paris, France

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords