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Table 1 Names and characteristics of fiber development-related genes

From: Structure, expression differentiation and evolution of duplicated fiber developmental genes in Gossypium barbadense and G. hirsutum

Gene Accession code Potential function
14-3-3L DQ402076 14-3-3-like, may participate in the regulation of fiber elongation.
CAP AB014884 adenylyl cyclase associated protein, may play a functional role during early stages of cotton fiber development.
CEL AY574906 endo-1,4-beta-glucanase, necessary for plant cellulose biosynthesis.
CelA1 GHU58283 cellulose synthase
CelA3 AF150630 cellulose synthase catalytic subunit
CIPK1 EF363689 calcineurin B-like (CBL) protein-interacting protein kinases, was highly expressed in the elongating phase in developing fiber
Exp1 DQ204495 alpha-expansin 1.
Exp DQ060250 Expansin, directly modify the mechanical properties of cell walls, enable turgor-driven cell extension, and likely affect length and quality of cotton fibers.
ACT1 AY305723 actin1, plays a major role in fiber elongation.
BG DQ103699 β-1,4-glucanase, plays an important role in the loosing of the primary cell wall and in the promotion of secondary cell wall synthesis.
ManA2 AY187062 beta-mannosidase, glycosyl hydrolase
Pel DQ073046 pectate lyase, exclusively degrade the de-esterified pectin, may play an important role in the process of normal fiber elongation in cotton.
POD2 AY074794 bacterial-induced peroxidase
RacA DQ667981 small GTPase gene, might play an important role in the early stage of fiber development.
RacB DQ315791 small GTPase gene, might play an important role in the early stage of fiber development.
Sus1 U73588 sucrose synthase, play an important role in the initiation and elongation of cotton fiber by influencing carbon partitioning to cellulose synthesis.
LTP3 AF228333 Lipid transfer protein gene, involved in cutin synthesis during the fiber primary cell wall synthesis stage
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