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pcs-1  -  Protein PCS-1

Caenorhabditis elegans

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  1. A new pathway for heavy metal detoxification in animals. Phytochelatin synthase is required for cadmium tolerance in Caenorhabditis elegans. Vatamaniuk, O.K., Bucher, E.A., Ward, J.T., Rea, P.A. J. Biol. Chem. (2001) [Pubmed]
  2. Worms take the 'phyto' out of 'phytochelatins'. Vatamaniuk, O.K., Bucher, E.A., Ward, J.T., Rea, P.A. Trends Biotechnol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  3. Metalloid tolerance based on phytochelatins is not functionally equivalent to the arsenite transporter Acr3p. Wysocki, R., Clemens, S., Augustyniak, D., Golik, P., Maciaszczyk, E., Tamás, M.J., Dziadkowiec, D. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2003) [Pubmed]
  4. A cyanobacterial protein with similarity to phytochelatin synthases catalyzes the conversion of glutathione to gamma-glutamylcysteine and lacks phytochelatin synthase activity. Harada, E., von Roepenack-Lahaye, E., Clemens, S. Phytochemistry (2004) [Pubmed]
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