Polygalacturonase

Known as: Depolymerase, Pectin, Poly(1,4-alpha-D-galacturonide)glycanhydrolase, Pectin Depolymerase 
A cell wall-degrading enzyme found in microorganisms and higher plants. It catalyzes the random hydrolysis of 1,4-alpha-D-galactosiduronic linkages… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Cell separation is thought to involve degradation of pectin by several hydrolytic enzymes, particularly polygalacturonase (PG… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Xylella fastidiosa is the causal agent of Pierce's disease of grape, an economically significant disease for the grape industry… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Polygalacturonases (PGs) are produced by fungal pathogens during early plant infection and are believed to be important… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Polygalacturonase-inhibiting proteins (PGIPs) are plant proteins that counteract fungal polygalacturonases, which are important… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mutations in the QUARTET loci in Arabidopsis result in failure of microspore separation during pollen development due to a defect… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
To invade a plant tissue, phytopathogenic fungi produce several cell wall-degrading enzymes; among them, endopolygalacturonase… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Natural polysaccharides are now extensively used for the development of solid dosage forms for delivery of drug to the colon. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Tomato plants were transformed with a chimaeric polygalacturonase (PG) gene, designed to produce a truncated PG transcript… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Tomato fruit ripening is accompanied by extensive degradation of pectic cell wall components. This is thought to be due to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Regulation of expression of specific genes by antisense RNA is a naturally occurring mechanism in bacteria1,2, although gene… (More)
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