Gene Information
NCBI Gene ID 542432
Symbol mtl1
LocusTag -
Synonyms Mt
Description metallothionein1
Gene Type protein-coding
Pattern mtl1|metallothionein1|mtl1|metallothionein1|MEST5-A12|MT-L|Mt|QAP2b01|ZSS6|csu206|csu606 PCR|csu606_PCR|csuh00606|csuh206|gnp_QAP2b01|gpm386|metallothionein homolog1|metallothionein- like protein|phi072|phi072a|umc1008|umc1011
Corresponding sequence in Trichome EST library


Isolation of a Vicia faba metallothionein-like gene: expression in foliar trichomes.
Foley RC, Singh KB. Plant Mol Biol. 1994 Oct;26(1):435-44.

...... affected by treatment with Cu, Zn or Cd. In the left, in situ hybridization studies demonstrated striking cell specificity with MT expression confined predominantly to trichomes. Possible explanations for the pronounced expression of MT in leaf trichomes are discussed. ......