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MSH1  -  MUTL protein-like protein 1

Arabidopsis thaliana

Synonyms: ATMSH1, CHLOROPLAST MUTATOR, CHM, CHM1, MUTL protein homolog 1
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Disease relevance of CHM

  • The CHM gene was shown to encode a protein related to the MutS protein of Escherichia coli that is involved in mismatch repair and DNA recombination [1].

High impact information on CHM


  1. Substoichiometric shifting in the plant mitochondrial genome is influenced by a gene homologous to MutS. Abdelnoor, R.V., Yule, R., Elo, A., Christensen, A.C., Meyer-Gauen, G., Mackenzie, S.A. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2003) [Pubmed]
  2. Altered mitochondrial gene expression in a maternal distorted leaf mutant of Arabidopsis induced by chloroplast mutator. Sakamoto, W., Kondo, H., Murata, M., Motoyoshi, F. Plant Cell (1996) [Pubmed]
  3. Mutations at the Arabidopsis CHM locus promote rearrangements of the mitochondrial genome. Martínez-Zapater, J.M., Gil, P., Capel, J., Somerville, C.R. Plant Cell (1992) [Pubmed]
  4. An unusual mitochondrial atp9-rpl16 cotranscript found in the maternal distorted leaf mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana: implication of GUG as an initiation codon in plant mitochondria. Sakamoto, W., Tan, S.H., Murata, M., Motoyoshi, F. Plant Cell Physiol. (1997) [Pubmed]
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