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CGSNL Gene Symbol MT2B
Gene Symbol Synonym OsMT2b, MT2b, OsMT-I-2c, MT-I-2c, MT2C, MT2BL, OsMT2C, OsMT2BL, MTE, OsMT2b1, OsMT2b2, MT2b1, MT2b2, MTb, met1, OsMTe, OsMT-I-2c, OsB22EL8, MTe, MT-I-2c, B22EL8
Gene Name Synonym METALLOTHIONEIN2b, Metallothionein-like protein 2C, Class I metallothionein-like protein 2C, type 2 metallothionein b1, type 2 metallothionein b2, metallothionein 1
Chromosome No. 5
Explanation AF048750. EF584509. A2XZL0(indica), A3AZ88(japonica). U77294. U57638. met1 in Miyashita et al. 2005. AB175784-AB175796 (O. rufipogon). EF533993 (promoter sequence). D23569. Similar to B22EL8 protein. GO:0072593: reactive oxygen species metabolic process. OsMT2b in Wong et al. 2004, Kumar et al. 2012. OsMT-I-2c in Zhou et al. 2006.
Trait Class Biochemical character
Tolerance and resistance - Stress tolerance
cDNA Accession No. AK119630
MSU ID LOC_Os05g02070.2
RAP ID Os05g0111300
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Hu B., Zhou Y., Zhou Z., Sun B., Zhou F., Yin C., Ma W., Chen H., Lin Y.
Plant Biotechnol. J. 2021   
Repressed OsMESL expression triggers reactive oxygen species-mediated broad-spectrum disease resistance in rice.
Chang C.Y., Lee K.W., Wu C.S., Huang Y.H., Chang H.C., Chen C.L., Li C.T., Li M.J., Chang C.F., Chen P.W.
Plant Cell Rep. 2019  38(8)  899-914
Identification of sugar response complex in the metallothionein OsMT2b gene promoter for enhancement of foreign protein production in transgenic rice.
Ko S.S., Li M.J., Lin Y.J., Hsing H.X., Yang T.T., Chen T.K., Jhong C.M., Ku M.S.
Front Plant Sci 2017  8  1258
Tightly Controlled Expression of bHLH142 Is Essential for Timely Tapetal Programmed Cell Death and pollen Development in Rice.
Yamauchi T., Fukazawa A., Nakazono M.
Plant Signal Behav 2017  12(11)  e1388976
METALLOTHIONEIN genes encoding ROS scavenging enzymes are down-regulated in the root cortex during inducible aerenchyma formation in rice.
Wang R., Ning Y., Shi X., He F., Zhang C., Fan J., Jiang N., Zhang Y., Zhang T., Hu Y., Bellizzi M., Wang G.L.
Curr. Biol. 2016  26(18)  2399-411
Immunity to Rice Blast Disease by Suppression of Effector-Triggered Necrosis.
An G., Yi J., Moon S., Lee Y.S., Zhu L., Liang W., Zhang D.B., Jung K.H.
Plant Physiol. 2015   
Defective Tapetum Cell Death 1 (DTC1) Regulates ROS Levels by Binding to Metallothionein during Tapetum Degeneration.
Wu C.S., Chen D.Y., Chang C.F., Li M.J., Hung K.Y., Chen L.J., Chen P.W.
Plant Cell Rep. 2014  33(5)  793-806
The promoter and the 5'-untranslated region of rice metallothionein OsMT2b gene are capable of directing high-level gene expression in germinated rice embryos.
Wang Y., Xu M.Y., Liu J.P., Wang M.G., Yin H.Q., Tu J.M.
J Zhejiang Univ Sci B 2014  15(7)  624-37
Molecular identification and interaction assay of the gene (OsUbc13) encoding a ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme in rice.
Steffens B., Kovalev A., Gorb S.N., Sauter M.
Plant Cell 2012  24(8)  3296-306
Emerging Roots Alter Epidermal Cell Fate through Mechanical and Reactive Oxygen Species Signaling.
Kumar G., Kushwaha H.R., Panjabi-Sabharwal V., Kumari S., Joshi R., Karan R., Mittal S., Singla-Pareek SL., Pareek A.
BMC Plant Biol. 2012  12(1)  107
Clustered metallothionein genes are co-regulated in rice and ectopic expression of OsMT1e-P confers multiple abiotic stress tolerance in tobacco via ROS scavenging.
Ren,Y. and Zhao,J.
Plant Sci. 2009  176(4)  528-538
Functional analysis of the rice metallothionein gene OsMT2b promoter in transgenic Arabidopsis plants and rice germinated embryos
Yuan,J., Chen,D., Ren,Y., Zhang,X. and Zhao,J.
Plant Physiol. 2008  146(4)  1637-1650
Characteristic and Expression Analysis of a Metallothionein Gene, OsMT2b, Down-Regulated by Cytokinin Suggests Functions in Root Development and Seed Embryo Germination of Rice
Zhou G,Xu Y,Li J,Yang L,Liu JY
J. Biochem. Mol. Biol. 2006  39  595-606
Molecular analyses of the metallothionein gene family in rice (Oryza sativa L.).
Miyashita,N.T., Yoshida,K. and Ishii,T.
Genes Genet. Syst. 2005  80(3)  173-183
DNA variation in the metallothionein genes in wild rice Oryza rufipogon: Relationship between DNA sequence polymorphism, codon bias and gene expression.
Wong HL, Sakamoto T, Kawasaki T, Umemura K, Shimamoto K.
Plant Physiol. 2004  135(3)  1447-1456
Down-regulation of metallothionein, a reactive oxygen scavenger, by the small GTPase OsRac1 in rice.
Kim,Y.H., Lee,M.C., Yun,D.W. and Eun,M.Y.
Plant Physiol. 1999  119(2)  805
Nucleotide Sequences of cDNAs Encoding Three Types of Metaolothionein(MT)-like Protein (Accession Nos. AF017366, U77284, AF017365, AF009959 and AF001396) from Oryza sativa L. (PGR99-019)
Chen,P.W. and Chen,L.J.
Plant Physiol. 1997  114(4)  1568
Isolation of a cDNA clone (Accession No. U57638) encoding a type-2 metallothionein-like protein from rice embryo (PGR97-109)
Sasaki,T., Song,J., Koga-Ban,Y., Matsui,E., Fang,F., Higo,H., Nagasaki,H., Hori,M., Miya,M. and Murayama-Kayano,E.
Plant J. 1994  6(4)  615-624
Toward cataloguing all rice genes: large-scale sequencing of randomly chosen rice cDNAs from a callus cDNA library.
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DB Reference
Gramene ID -
Gene Ontology cytosol( GO:0005829 )
metal ion binding( GO:0046872 )
negative regulation of cell death( GO:0060548 )
response to starvation( GO:0042594 )
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Jul 26, 2021