Plant NADPH Oxidases

Gad Miller, Ron Mittler

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

1 Scopus citations

Abstract

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are signaling molecules that play important roles in many processes in plants, including development, immunity, and acclimation to different environmental stimuli. The intensity, duration and localization of ROS signals are determined by a delicate equilibrium between ROS production, scavenging, and transport mechanism within the ROS network. Within this network of genes, plant NADPH oxidases (NOXs), or respiratory burst oxidase homologues (RBOHs), comprise a small, but highly important, conserved gene family that generates ROS. RBOH-generated ROS drive signaling cascades regulating key cellular processes, tissue specific programs, and systemic responses via cell-to-cell communication. In addition, RBOH proteins serve as regulatory hubs for calcium signaling and other secondary messengers, such as NO. In this chapter we summarize the current understanding of the activity, regulation and different roles of RBOH proteins in plants.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNADPH Oxidases Revisited
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Function to Structure
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages445-465
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9783031237522
ISBN (Print)9783031237515
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2023

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2023.

Keywords

  • Development
  • NADPH oxidase
  • Oxidative burst
  • Plant
  • RBOH
  • ROS
  • Signal transduction
  • Stress
  • Systemic signaling

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Plant NADPH Oxidases'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this