The PIP and TIP aquaporins in wheat form a large and diverse family with unique gene structures and functionally important features

Abstract

Aquaporins, members of major intrinsic proteins (MIPs), transport water across cellular membranes and play vital roles in all organisms. Adversities such as drought, salinity, or chilling affect water uptake and transport, and numerous plant MIPs are reported to be differentially regulated under such stresses. However, MIP genes have been not yet been… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10142-007-0065-4

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