Peptide transport in plants.

  title={Peptide transport in plants.},
  author={Gary Stacey and Serry Koh and Cheryl L. Granger and Jeffrey M. Becker},
  journal={Trends in plant science},
  volume={7 6},
Recent completion of the Arabidopsis genome revealed that this organism has ten times more peptide transporters than any other sequenced organism (prokaryote or eukaryote). These transporters are found in three protein families: the ABC-type transporters; the di- and tripeptide transporters; and the newly described tetra- and pentapeptide oligopetide transporters. The abundance of these transporters suggests that they play diverse and important roles in plant growth and development. Possible… CONTINUE READING