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CGSNL Gene Symbol BC7
Gene Symbol Synonym OsCesA4, OsCESA4, CESA4, OS_CESA04, BC11, bc7t, Bc7(t), bc-7, OsCesA 4, CesA4, FC17/CESA4, FC17, OsFC17
Gene Name Synonym Cellulose synthase A catalytic subunit 4 [UDP-forming], Cellulose synthase A catalytic subunit 4, brittle culm 7, brittle culm11, fragile culm 17
Allele bc7, bc11, oscesa, cesa4, fc17
Chromosome No. 1
Explanation EC= A2WV32(indica). Q5JN63(japonca). a secondary cell wall (SCW)-related gene. GO:0036377: arbuscular mycorrhizal association. GO:1901698: response to nitrogen compound.
Trait Class Biochemical character
Vegetative organ - Culm
Tolerance and resistance - Stress tolerance
cDNA Accession No. AK100475
MSU ID LOC_Os01g54620.1
RAP ID Os01g0750300
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Link map Classical linkage map
Wu L., Zhang M., Zhang R., Yu H., Wang H., Li J., Wang Y., Hu Z., Wang Y., Luo Z., Li L., Wang L., Peng L., Xia T.
Biotechnol Biofuels 2021  14(1)  245
Down-regulation of OsMYB103L distinctively alters beta-1,4-glucan polymerization and cellulose microfibers assembly for enhanced biomass enzymatic saccharification in rice.
Ye Y., Wang S., Wu K., Ren Y., Jiang H., Chen J., Tao L., Fu X., Liu B., Wu Y.
Rice (N Y) 2021  14(1)  19
A Semi-Dominant Mutation in OsCESA9 Improves salt tolerance and Favors Field Straw Decay Traits by Altering Cell Wall Properties in Rice.
Zhang R., Hu H., Wang Y., Hu Z., Ren S., Li J., He B., Wang Y., Xia T., Chen P., Xie G., Peng L.
J. Exp. Bot. 2020   
A novel rice fragile culm 24 mutant encodes a UDP-glucose epimerase that affects cell wall property and photosynthesis.
Liu S., Tang Y., Ruan N., Dang Z., Huang Y., Miao W., Xu Z., Li F.
Rice (N Y) 2020  13(1)  41
The Rice bz1 Locus Is Required for Glycosylation of Arabinogalactan Proteins and Galactolipid and Plays a Role in both Mechanical Strength and Leaf Color.
Xu Y., Hu D., Hou X., Shen J., Liu J., Cen X., Fu J., Li X., Hu H., Xiong L.
New Phytol. 2020  227(2)  498-512
OsTMF attenuates cold tolerance by affecting cell wall properties in rice.
Wang D., Xu T., Yin Z., Wu W., Geng H., Li L., Yang M., Cai H., Lian X.
Front Plant Sci 2020  11  369
Overexpression of OsMYB305 in Rice Enhances the Nitrogen Uptake Under Low-Nitrogen Condition.
Zhao K., Lin F., Romero-Gamboa SP., Saha P., Goh H.J., An G., Jung K.H., Hazen S.P., Bartley L.E.
Front Plant Sci 2019  10  1275
Rice Genome-Scale Network Integration Reveals Transcriptional Regulators of Grass Cell Wall Synthesis.
Wu T., Peng C., Li B., Wu W., Kong L., Li F., Chu Z., Liu F., Ding X.
Rice (N Y) 2019  12(1)  90
OsPGIP1-Mediated Resistance to Bacterial Leaf Streak in Rice is Beyond Responsive to the Polygalacturonase of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola.
Fan C., Wang G., Wang Y., Zhang R., Wang Y., Feng S., Luo K., Peng L.
Int J Mol Sci 2019  20(20) 
sucrose synthase Enhances Hull Size and grain weight by Regulating Cell Division and Starch Accumulation in Transgenic Rice.
Wang S., Yang H., Mei J., Liu X., Wen Z., Zhang L., Xu Z., Zhang B., Zhou Y.
Plant Physiol. 2019  181(2)  669-682
Rice Homeobox Protein KNAT7 Integrates the Pathways Regulating Cell Expansion and Wall Stiffness.
Li F., Liu S., Xu H., Xu Q.
Biotechnol Biofuels 2018  11  298
A novel FC17/CESA4 mutation causes increased biomass saccharification and lodging resistance by remodeling cell wall in rice.
Ye Y., Wu K., Chen J., Liu Q., Wu Y., Liu B., Fu X.
Rice (N Y) 2018  11(1)  36
OsSND2, a NAC family transcription factor, is involved in secondary cell wall biosynthesis through regulating MYBs expression in rice.
Li F., Xie G., Huang J., Zhang R., Li Y., Zhang M., Wang Y., Li A., Li X., Xia T., Qu C., Hu F., Ragauskas A.J., Peng L.
Plant Biotechnol. J. 2017   
OsCESA9 conserved-site mutation leads to largely enhanced plant lodging resistance and biomass enzymatic saccharification by reducing cellulose DP and crystallinity in rice.
Hu K., Cao J., Zhang J., Xia F., Ke Y., Zhang H., Xie W., Liu H., Cui Y., Cao Y., Sun X., Xiao J., Li X., Zhang Q., Wang S.
Nat Plants 2017  3  17009
Improvement of multiple agronomic traits by a disease resistance gene via cell wall reinforcement.
Zhang W., Wu L., Ding Y., Yao X., Wu X., Weng F., Li G., Liu Z., Tang S., Ding C., Wang S.
J. Plant Res. 2017   
Nitrogen fertilizer application affects lodging resistance by altering secondary cell wall synthesis in japonica rice (Oryza sativa).
Wu L., Zhang W., Ding Y., Zhang J., Cambula E.D., Weng F., Liu Z., Ding C., Tang S., Chen L., Wang S., Li G.
Front Plant Sci 2017  8  881
Shading Contributes to the Reduction of Stem Mechanical Strength by Decreasing Cell Wall Synthesis in Japonica Rice (Oryza sativa L.).
Huang P., Yoshida H., Yano K., Kinoshita S., Kawai K., Koketsu E., Hattori M., Takehara S., Huang J., Hirano K., Ordonio R.L., Matsuoka M., Ueguchi-Tanaka M.
J Integr Plant Biol 2017   
OsIDD2, a zinc finger and INDETERMINATE DOMAIN protein, regulates secondary cell wall formation.
Schneider R., Tang L., Lampugnani E.R., Barkwill S., Lathe R., Zhang Y., McFarlane H.E., Pesquet E., Niittyla T., Mansfield S.D., Zhou Y., Persson S.
Plant Cell 2017  29(10)  2433-2449
Two Complementary Mechanisms Underpin Cell Wall Patterning during Xylem Vessel Development.
Fan C., Feng S., Huang J., Wang Y., Wu L., Li X., Wang L., Tu Y., Xia T., Li J., Cai X., Peng L.
Biotechnol Biofuels 2017  10  221
AtCesA8-driven OsSUS3 expression leads to largely enhanced biomass saccharification and lodging resistance by distinctively altering lignocellulose features in rice.
Shi L., Wei X.J., Adedze Y.M., Sheng Z.H., Tang S.Q., Hu P.S., Wang J.L.
Genet. Mol. Res. 2016  15(3) 
Characterization and gene cloning of the rice (Oryza sativa L.) dwarf and narrow-leaf mutant DNL3.
Ma J., Cheng Z., Chen J., Shen J., Zhang B., Ren Y., Ding Y., Zhou Y., Zhang H., Zhou K., Wang J.L., Lei C., Zhang X., Guo X., Gao H., Bao Y., Wan J.M.
PLoS ONE 2016  11(4)  e0153119
Phosphatidylserine Synthase Controls Cell Elongation Especially in the Uppermost Internode in Rice by Regulation of Exocytosis.
Ye Y., Liu B., Zhao M., Wu K., Cheng W., Chen X., Liu Q., Liu Z., Fu X., Wu Y.
Plant Mol. Biol. 2015  89(4-5)  385-401
CEF1/OsMYB103L is involved in GA-mediated regulation of secondary wall biosynthesis in rice.
Liu G., Zhang K., Ai J., Su Y., Deng X., Hong Y., Wang X.
J. Exp. Bot. 2015   
Patatin-related phospholipase A, pPLAIIIalpha, modulates the longitudinal growth of vegetative tissues and seeds in rice.
Noda S., Koshiba T., Hattori T., Yamaguchi M., Suzuki S., Umezawa T.
Planta 2015  242(3)  589-600
The expression of a rice secondary wall-specific cellulose synthase gene, OsCesA7, is directly regulated by a rice transcription factor, OsMYB58/63.
Gutjahr C., Sawers R.J., Marti G., Andrés-Hernández L., Yang S.Y., Casieri L., Angliker H., Oakeley E.J., Wolfender J.L., Abreu-Goodger C., Paszkowski U.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2015  112(21)  6754-9
Transcriptome diversity among rice root types during asymbiosis and interaction with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.
Guevara D.R., El-Kereamy A., Yaish M.W., Mei-Bi Y., Rothstein S.J.
PLoS ONE 2014  9(5)  e96158
Functional characterization of the rice UDP-glucose 4-epimerase 1, OsUGE1: a potential role in cell wall carbohydrate partitioning during limiting nitrogen conditions.
Yang C., Li D., Liu X., Ji C., Hao L., Zhao X., Li X., Chen C., Cheng Z., Zhu L.
BMC Plant Biol. 2014  14  158
OsMYB103L, an R2R3-MYB transcription factor, influences leaf rolling and mechanical strength in rice (Oryza sativa L.).
Fanata W.I., Lee K.H., Son B.H., Yoo J.Y., Harmoko R., Ko K.S., Ramasamy N.K., Kim K.H., Oh D.B., Jung H.S., Kim J.Y., Lee S.Y., Lee K.O.
Plant J. 2013  73(6)  966-79
N-glycan maturation is crucial for cytokinin-mediated development and cellulose synthesis in Oryza sativa.
Wu B., Zhang B., Dai Y., Zhang L., Shang-Guan K., Peng Y., Zhou Y., Zhu Z.
Plant Physiol. 2012  159(4)  1440-52
Brittle culm15 encodes a membrane-associated chitinase-like protein required for cellulose biosynthesis in rice.
Madana M R Ambavaram, Krishnan A., Kurniawan R Trijatmiko, Pereira A.
Plant Physiol. 2011  155(2)  916-31
Coordinated activation of cellulose and repression of lignin biosynthesis pathways in rice.
Wang L., Guo K., Li Y., Tu Y., Hu H., Wang B., Cui X., Peng L.
BMC Plant Biol. 2010  10  282
Expression profiling and integrative analysis of the CESA/CSL superfamily in rice.
Zhang B,Deng L,Qian Q,Xiong G,Zeng D,Li R,Guo L,Li J,Zhou Y
Plant Mol. Biol. 2009  71(4-5)  509-24
A missense mutation in the transmembrane domain of CESA4 affects protein abundance in the plasma membrane and results in abnormal cell wall biosynthesis in rice.
Shobbar ZS,Oane R,Gamuyao R,De Palma J,Malboobi MA,Karimzadeh G,Javaran MJ,Bennett J
New Phytol. 2008  178  68-79
Abscisic acid regulates gene expression in cortical fiber cells and silica cells of rice shoots.
Yan C,Yan S,Zeng X,Zhang Z,Gu M
J Genet Genomics 2007  34  1019-27
Fine mapping and isolation of Bc7(t), allelic to OsCesA4.
Tanaka K, Murata K, Yamazaki M, Onosato K, Miyao A, Hirochika H.
Plant Physiol. 2003  133(1)  73-83
Three distinct rice cellulose synthase catalytic subunit genes required for cellulose synthesis in the secondary wall.
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DB Reference
Gramene ID -
Gene Ontology secondary cell wall( GO:0009531 )
response to cold( GO:0009409 )
symbiosis, encompassing mutualism through parasitism( GO:0044403 )
protein binding( GO:0005515 )
response to symbiotic fungus( GO:0009610 )
plasma membrane( GO:0005886 )
cell wall organization( GO:0007047 )
zinc ion binding( GO:0008270 )
membrane( GO:0016020 )
integral to membrane( GO:0016021 )
cellulose synthase (UDP-forming) activity( GO:0016760 )
cellulose biosynthetic process( GO:0030244 )
secondary cell wall biogenesis( GO:0009834 )
response to light intensity( GO:0009642 )
Trait Ontology nitrogen sensitivity( TO:0000011 )
stem strength( TO:0000051 )
light intensity sensitivity( TO:0000460 )
cold tolerance( TO:0000303 )
Plant Ontology root system( PO:0025025 )
stem( PO:0009047 )
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Last updated
Jun 7, 2022