Plant secretome proteomics

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Abstract

The plant secretome refers to the set of proteins secreted out of the plant cell into the surrounding extracellular space commonly referred to as the apoplast. Secreted proteins maintain cell structure and acts in signaling and are crucial for stress responses where they can interact with pathogen effectors and control the extracellular environment. Typically, secreted proteins contain an N-terminal signal peptide and are directed through the endoplasmic reticulum/Golgi pathway. However, in plants many proteins found in the secretome lack such a signature and might follow alternative ways of secretion. This review covers techniques to isolate plant secretomes and how to identify and quantify their constituent proteins. Furthermore, bioinformatical tools to predict secretion signals and define the putative secretome are presented. Findings from proteomic studies and important protein families of plant secretomes, such as proteases and hydrolases, are highlighted.

Detaljer

Författare
  • Erik Alexandersson
  • Ashfaq Ali
  • Svante Resjö
  • Erik Andreasson
Externa organisationer
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp
Originalspråkengelska
Artikelnummer4:9
Antal sidor6
TidskriftFrontiers in Plant Science
Volym4
StatusPublished - 2013
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa
Externt publiceradJa