A Structure-Function Approach to Understanding the Dual Functions of the Plant Mechanosensitive Ion Channel MSL10
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Biophysical Journal 108(2):562A-563A.
MscS‐Like (MSL) 10 is a member of the MscS superfamily of mechanosensitive ion channels and one of 10 MSL proteins in the model flowering plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Unlike Escherichia coli MscS, MSL10 contains 6 transmembrane helices, and only its C‐terminal TM helix shows homology with EcMscS's pore‐lining domain. MSL10 has been shown to provide a mechanosensitive activity in plant cells and Xenopus oocytes. However, its structural organization and function in plants are just beginning to be elucidated.
Maksaev, Grigory; Veley, Kira M.; and Haswell, Elizabeth S., "A Structure-Function Approach to Understanding the Dual Functions of the Plant Mechanosensitive Ion Channel MSL10" (2015). Biology Faculty Publications & Presentations. 106.
Author version of abstract from 59th annual meeting of the Biophysical Society, Feb. 7‐11, 2015, Baltimore; Copyright © 2015 Biophysical Society. Published in Biophysical Journal 2015 Jan; 108(2):562A-563A. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2014.11.3082