The AP-3 β adaptin mediates the biogenesis and function of lytic vacuoles in Arabidopsis.

@article{Feraru2010TheA,
  title={The AP-3 β adaptin mediates the biogenesis and function of lytic vacuoles in Arabidopsis.},
  author={Elena Feraru and Tomasz Paciorek and Mugurel Ioan Feraru and Marta Zwiewka and Ruth De Groodt and Riet De Rycke and J{\"u}rgen Kleine-Vehn and Jiř{\'i} Friml},
  journal={The Plant cell},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={2812-24}
}
Plant vacuoles are essential multifunctional organelles largely distinct from similar organelles in other eukaryotes. Embryo protein storage vacuoles and the lytic vacuoles that perform a general degradation function are the best characterized, but little is known about the biogenesis and transition between these vacuolar types. Here, we designed a fluorescent marker-based forward genetic screen in Arabidopsis thaliana and identified a protein affected trafficking2 (pat2) mutant, whose lytic… CONTINUE READING