Small GTPases and Stress Responses of vvran1 in the Straw Mushroom Volvariella volvacea
AbstractSmall GTPases play important roles in the growth, development and environmental responses of eukaryotes. Based on the genomic sequence of the straw mushroom Volvariella volvacea, 44 small GTPases were identified. A clustering analysis using human small GTPases as the references revealed that V. volvacea small GTPases can be grouped into five families: nine are in the Ras family, 10 are in the Rho family, 15 are in the Rab family, one is in the Ran family and nine are in the Arf family. The transcription of vvran1 was up-regulated upon hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) stress, and could be repressed by diphenyleneiodonium chloride (DPI), a NADPH oxidase-specific inhibitor. The number of vvran1 transcripts also increased upon cold stress. Diphenyleneiodonium chloride, but not the superoxide dismutase (SOD) inhibitor diethy dithiocarbamate (DDC), could suppress the up-regulation of vvran1 gene expression to cold stress. These results combined with the high correlations between gene expression and superoxide anion (O2−) generation indicated that vvran1 could be one of the candidate genes in the downstream of O2− mediated pathways that are generated by NADPH oxidase under low temperature and oxidative stresses. View Full-Text
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Yan, J.-J.; Xie, B.; Zhang, L.; Li, S.-J.; van Peer, A.F.; Wu, T.-J.; Chen, B.-Z.; Xie, B.-G. Small GTPases and Stress Responses of vvran1 in the Straw Mushroom Volvariella volvacea. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2016, 17, 1527.
Yan J-J, Xie B, Zhang L, Li S-J, van Peer AF, Wu T-J, Chen B-Z, Xie B-G. Small GTPases and Stress Responses of vvran1 in the Straw Mushroom Volvariella volvacea. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2016; 17(9):1527.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yan, Jun-Jie; Xie, Bin; Zhang, Lei; Li, Shao-Jie; van Peer, Arend F.; Wu, Ta-Ju; Chen, Bing-Zhi; Xie, Bao-Gui. 2016. "Small GTPases and Stress Responses of vvran1 in the Straw Mushroom Volvariella volvacea." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 17, no. 9: 1527.
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