SBP

Description

Cardon et al. (1999): The Arabidopsis thaliana SPL gene family represents a group of structurally diverse genes encoding putative transcription factors found apparently only in plants. The distinguishing characteristic of the SPL gene family is the SBP-box encoding a conserved protein domain of 76 amino acids in length, the SBP-domain, which is responsible for the interaction with DNA. We present here characterisation of 12 members of the SPL gene family. These genes show highly diverse genomic organisations and are found scattered over the Arabidopsis genome. Some SPL genes are constitutively expressed, while transcriptional activity of others is under developmental control. Based on phylogenetic reconstruction, gene structure and expression patterns, they can be divided into subfamilies. In addition to the Arabidopsis SPL genes, we isolated and determined the sequences of three SBP-box genes from Antirrhinum majus and seven from Zea mays.

References:


1) Cardon, G; Höhmann, S; Klein, J; Nettesheim, K; Saedler, H; Huijser, P. 1999. Molecular characterisation of the Arabidopsis SBP-box genes. Gene. 237(1):91-104 PubMed
2) Guo, AY; Zhu, QH; Gu, X; Ge, S; Yang, J; Luo, J. 2008. Genome-wide identification and evolutionary analysis of the plant specific SBP-box transcription factor family. Gene 418(1-2):1-8 PubMed
3) Klein, J; Saedler, H; Huijser, P. 1996. A new family of DNA binding proteins includes putative transcriptional regulators of the Antirrhinum majus floral meristem identity gene SQUAMOSA. Mol. Gen. Genet. 250(1):7-16 PubMed


Summary

Name: SBP
Class: TF
Number of species containing the TAP: 106
Number of available proteins: 2020

The colour code corresponds to the rules for the domains:

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Domain rules:


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Phylogenetic tree for Archeaplastida:

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TAP distribution:

The following table shows the distribution of SBP over all species included in TAPscan. The values for e.g. a specific kingdom are shown in the tree below if you expand the tree for that kingdom.

Minimum Maximum Average Median Standard deviation
05817.151512.42

List of species containing SBP sorted by kingdomcladesupergrouporderfamily:

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expand kingdom Archaeplastida (2041 proteins in 106 species)