Plant Transcription Factor Database
Previous version: v3.0
Raphanus raphanistrum
CAMTA Family
Species TF ID Description
RrC10120_p1CAMTA family protein
RrC10531_p1CAMTA family protein
RrC1314_p1CAMTA family protein
RrC1548_p3CAMTA family protein
RrC1740_p2CAMTA family protein
RrC3123_p2CAMTA family protein
RrC332_p4CAMTA family protein
RrC579_p1CAMTA family protein
RrC9921_p1CAMTA family protein
CAMTA Family Introduction

The CAMTA family of calmodulin binding transcription factors comprises six members in Arabidopsis (Bouche et al., 2002; Finkler et al., 2007). Each protein includes an IQ domain for calmodulin binding; ankyrin repeats for protein interactions; the TIG domain, which has nonspecific DNA binding activity; and the CG-1 domain, which has specific DNA binding activity. The CG-1 domain recognizes the core consensus sequence, vCGCGb, referred to as the CG-1 element (da Costa e Silva, 1994). This sequence matches the CM2 sequence, CCGCGT, and overlaps the ICEr1 element. Thus, the possibility was raised that one or more of the CAMTA proteins might have a role in regulating CBF2 expression.

Finkler A, Ashery-Padan R, Fromm H.
CAMTAs: calmodulin-binding transcription activators from plants to human.
FEBS Lett, 2007. 581(21): p. 3893-8.
PMID: 17689537