ROP/RAC GTPase: An old new master regulator for plant signaling

Ying Gu, Zonghua Wang, Zhenbiao Yang

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The ROP family of small GTPases has emerged as a versatile and pivotal regulator in plant signal transduction. Recent studies have implicated ROP signaling in diverse processes ranging from cytokseletal organization to hormone and stress responses. Acting as a switch early in signaling cascades, ROPs are also capable of orchestrating several downstream pathways to amplify a specific signal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)527-536
Number of pages10
JournalCurrent Opinion in Plant Biology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Plant Science


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