Table 1

Phenotypes of mutants harboring defects in genes that are preferentially and coexpressed in root hairs

Locus

Gene

Molecular function

Mutant line

Phenotype


At3g49960

Oxidation-reduction process

Salk_119795C

Longer, more frequent root hairs

At1g05240

Peroxidase activity

Salk_10357C

Shorter, irregular, but more frequent root hairs

At2g32270

ZIP3

Zinc-transporter activity

Salk_008709

Shorter, irregular root hairs

At2g25240

CCP3

Serine-type endopeptidase inhibitor activity

Salk_076391; Salk_014163C

Shorter, irregular root hairs

At3g60330

AHA7

Hydrogen-exporting ATPase activity

SALK_042485

Reduced frequency of root hairs [43]

At5g60660

PIP2;4

Water-channel activity

Sail_1251_G12, Sail_535_D05

Longer root hairs [66]


Lan et al. Genome Biology 2013 14:R67   doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-6-r67

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