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NASC ID: N9847

Name: irx5-1

ABRC stock number: CS9847

Description: gene name irregular xylem5 (irx5), gene product member of the CESA gene family believed to the catalytic subunit of the cellulose synthase complex ATCESA4. Required for secondary cell wall cellulose biosynthesis.

Donation Date: 2008-01-31

Donated by:  University of Manchester Simon Turner

Donor Number: pBL3-41

Part of : Homozygous lines

Stock type: individual line

Material type: seed

Comment: recessive mutation

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Germplasm Info

Seed type: Transposon insertion

Mutagen: transposon insertion

Background: Landsberg erecta

Segregation status: homozygous

Marker used: kanamycin

Transformation method: From transposon tagging screen. Selected on Kanamycin

Associated Polymorphisms

When available, select a locus to display it at the AIP or view the EMBL record at the EBI.

Allele: Locus: AGI code:
  • irx5-1
  • irx
EMBL accession:


Xylem vessels in the stem are irregular and appear collapsed.Plants are darker green and smaller than WT. Stems are weak and leaves tend to be turned down.


Taylor, N. G., et al. 2003. Interactions among three distinct CesA proteins essential for cellulose synthesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 100(3):1450-5.PubMed ID: 12538856.