Basic mutant information   
Mutant name mes16-2
Mutant/Transgenic mutant
Ecotype Col-0
Mutagenesis type T-DNA insertion_knock out
(Semi-)Dominant/Recessive recessive
Description SALK_151578
1: Christ B, Schelbert S, Aubry S, Süssenbacher I, Müller T, Kräutler B, Hörtensteiner S
MES16, a member of the methylesterase protein family, specifically demethylates fluorescent chlorophyll catabolites during chlorophyll breakdown in Arabidopsis.
Plant Physiol. 2012 Feb;158(2):628-41

Mutated genes   
Locus name AT4G16690
Alias MES16
Organism Arabidopsis thaliana
Description METHYL ESTERASE 16. Encodes a protein shown to have carboxylesterase activity, methyl IAA esterase activity, and methyl jasmonate esterase activity.
Phenotype information   
Natural senescenceChlorophyll contenthigh