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ARG1  -  arginase 1

Solanum lycopersicum

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Disease relevance of ARG1

  • Infection of wild-type plants with a virulent strain of Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato also up-regulated LeARG2 expression and arginase activity [1].

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Associations of ARG1 with chemical compounds

  • In mammalian cells, induced expression of arginase in response to wound trauma and pathogen infection plays an important role in regulating the metabolism of L-arginine to either polyamines or nitric oxide (NO) [1].


  1. Regulation of plant arginase by wounding, jasmonate, and the phytotoxin coronatine. Chen, H., McCaig, B.C., Melotto, M., He, S.Y., Howe, G.A. J. Biol. Chem. (2004) [Pubmed]
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