Arg188 in rice sucrose transporter OsSUT1 is crucial for substrate transport

Abstract

Plant sucrose uptake transporters (SUTs) are H+/sucrose symporters related to the major facilitator superfamily (MFS). SUTs are essential for plant growth but little is known about their transport mechanism. Recent work identified several conserved, charged amino acids within transmembrane spans (TMS) in SUTs that are essential for transport activity. Here… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2091-13-26

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