ROP GTPases and Cell Shape
Plants produce multiple forms of the Rho-like GTPases in the Ras superfamily that are evolutionarily distinct from their animal and fungal counterparts.
KeywordsArginine NADPH Cytosol Threonine Guanine
The preparation of this chapter was enabled by the support from the Israel Science Foundation (ISF 1244/11), the Israeli Centers for Research Excellence (I-CORE 757/12), the ISF-NCSF (ISF-China 1125/13), and the German Research Foundation’s Germany–Palestinian Authority–Israel Trilateral Program (DFG KU 931/13-1) to SY.
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