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NCED3  -  9-cis-epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase NCED3

Arabidopsis thaliana

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Disease relevance of NCED3


High impact information on NCED3


Chemical compound and disease context of NCED3


Biological context of NCED3

  • By contrast, antisense suppression and disruption of AtNCED3 gave a drought-sensitive phenotype [7].

Associations of NCED3 with chemical compounds


Other interactions of NCED3

  • AtNCED5, AtNCED6, AtNCED9, and AtNCED3 contribute to expression in developing seeds with high levels of AtNCED6 present at an early stage [6].


  1. HOS10 encodes an R2R3-type MYB transcription factor essential for cold acclimation in plants. Zhu, J., Verslues, P.E., Zheng, X., Lee, B.H., Zhan, X., Manabe, Y., Sokolchik, I., Zhu, Y., Dong, C.H., Zhu, J.K., Hasegawa, P.M., Bressan, R.A. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2005) [Pubmed]
  2. Regulation of ABA level and water-stress tolerance of Arabidopsis by ectopic expression of a peanut 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase gene. Wan, X.R., Li, L. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2006) [Pubmed]
  3. Upregulation of an Arabidopsis RING-H2 gene, XERICO, confers drought tolerance through increased abscisic acid biosynthesis. Ko, J.H., Yang, S.H., Han, K.H. Plant J. (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. Uncoupling the effects of abscisic acid on plant growth and water relations. Analysis of sto1/nced3, an abscisic acid-deficient but salt stress-tolerant mutant in Arabidopsis. Ruggiero, B., Koiwa, H., Manabe, Y., Quist, T.M., Inan, G., Saccardo, F., Joly, R.J., Hasegawa, P.M., Bressan, R.A., Maggio, A. Plant Physiol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  5. A novel inhibitor of 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase in abscisic acid biosynthesis in higher plants. Han, S.Y., Kitahata, N., Sekimata, K., Saito, T., Kobayashi, M., Nakashima, K., Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K., Shinozaki, K., Yoshida, S., Asami, T. Plant Physiol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  6. Molecular characterization of the Arabidopsis 9-cis epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase gene family. Tan, B.C., Joseph, L.M., Deng, W.T., Liu, L., Li, Q.B., Cline, K., McCarty, D.R. Plant J. (2003) [Pubmed]
  7. Regulation of drought tolerance by gene manipulation of 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase, a key enzyme in abscisic acid biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. Iuchi, S., Kobayashi, M., Taji, T., Naramoto, M., Seki, M., Kato, T., Tabata, S., Kakubari, Y., Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K., Shinozaki, K. Plant J. (2001) [Pubmed]
  8. Both abscisic acid (ABA)-dependent and ABA-independent pathways govern the induction of NCED3, AAO3 and ABA1 in response to salt stress. Barrero, J.M., Rodríguez, P.L., Quesada, V., Piqueras, P., Ponce, M.R., Micol, J.L. Plant Cell Environ. (2006) [Pubmed]
  9. A stress-inducible gene for 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase involved in abscisic acid biosynthesis under water stress in drought-tolerant cowpea. Iuchi, S., Kobayashi, M., Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K., Shinozaki, K. Plant Physiol. (2000) [Pubmed]
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