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Gene Review

NPR4  -  NPR1-like protein 4

Arabidopsis thaliana

Synonyms: ATNPR4, T16H5.20, T16H5_20
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Disease relevance of NPR4

  • Plants with T-DNA insertions in NPR4 are more susceptible to the virulent bacterial pathogen Pseudomonas syringe pv. tomato DC3000 [1].

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Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of NPR4

  • The NPR4 protein shares 36% identity with NPR1 and interacts with the same spectrum of TGA transcription factors in yeast two-hybrid assays [1].


  1. An Arabidopsis NPR1-like gene, NPR4, is required for disease resistance. Liu, G., Holub, E.B., Alonso, J.M., Ecker, J.R., Fobert, P.R. Plant J. (2005) [Pubmed]
  2. Negative regulation of defense responses in Arabidopsis by two NPR1 paralogs. Zhang, Y., Cheng, Y.T., Qu, N., Zhao, Q., Bi, D., Li, X. Plant J. (2006) [Pubmed]
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