Cellulose synthase complexes: Composition and regulation

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Abstract

Live cell imaging has greatly advanced our knowledge on the molecular mechanism by which cellulose is deposited. Both the actin and microtubule cytoskeleton are involved in assuring the proper distribution, organization, and dynamics of cellulose synthase complexes (CSCs).This review is an update on the most recent progress on the characterization of the composition, regulation, and trafficking of CSCs. With the newly identified cellulose synthase interactive protein 1 (CSI1) on hand, we begin to unveil the mystery of an intimate relationship between cellulose microfibrils and microtubules.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number75
JournalFrontiers in Plant Science
Volume3
Issue numberAPR
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 17 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Plant Science

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