Plant Transcription Factor Database
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Transcription Factor Information
Basic Information | Signature Domain | Sequence | 
Basic Information? help Back to Top
TF ID AT2G40220.1
Common NameABI4, ATABI4, ERF052, GIN6, ISI3, SAN5, SIS5, SUN6, T7M7.16
Taxonomic ID
Taxonomic Lineage
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; rosids; malvids; Brassicales; Brassicaceae; Camelineae; Arabidopsis
Family ERF
Protein Properties Length: 328aa    MW: 35671 Da    PI: 6.6756
Description ERF family protein
Gene Model
Gene Model ID Type Source Coding Sequence
AT2G40220.1genomeTAIRView CDS
Signature Domain? help Back to Top
Signature Domain
No. Domain Score E-value Start End HMM Start HMM End
          AP2   2 gykGVrwdkkrgrWvAeIrdpsengkrkrfslgkfgtaeeAakaaiaarkkleg 55 
                  +y+GVr+++ +g+WvAeIr+p++   r+r +lg+f tae+Aa+a+++a+ +l+g
                  59****999.**********954...5**********************99987 PP

Protein Features ? help Back to Top
3D Structure
Database Entry ID E-value Start End InterPro ID Description
PROSITE profilePS5103222.23454111IPR001471AP2/ERF domain
PfamPF008476.3E-1254103IPR001471AP2/ERF domain
CDDcd000184.19E-1954109No hitNo description
SuperFamilySSF541711.18E-2054111IPR016177DNA-binding domain
SMARTSM003803.4E-3954117IPR001471AP2/ERF domain
Gene3DG3DSA:3.30.730.104.1E-2954111IPR001471AP2/ERF domain
PRINTSPR003672.5E-105566IPR001471AP2/ERF domain
PRINTSPR003672.5E-107793IPR001471AP2/ERF domain
Gene Ontology ? help Back to Top
GO Term GO Category GO Description
GO:0005983Biological Processstarch catabolic process
GO:0006952Biological Processdefense response
GO:0006970Biological Processresponse to osmotic stress
GO:0009414Biological Processresponse to water deprivation
GO:0009738Biological Processabscisic acid-activated signaling pathway
GO:0009744Biological Processresponse to sucrose
GO:0009747Biological Processhexokinase-dependent signaling
GO:0009749Biological Processresponse to glucose
GO:0009873Biological Processethylene-activated signaling pathway
GO:0010119Biological Processregulation of stomatal movement
GO:0010353Biological Processresponse to trehalose
GO:0010449Biological Processroot meristem growth
GO:0010896Biological Processregulation of triglyceride catabolic process
GO:0031930Biological Processmitochondria-nucleus signaling pathway
GO:0032880Biological Processregulation of protein localization
GO:0045893Biological Processpositive regulation of transcription, DNA-templated
GO:0048316Biological Processseed development
GO:0048527Biological Processlateral root development
GO:0005634Cellular Componentnucleus
GO:0003700Molecular Functiontranscription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding
GO:0005515Molecular Functionprotein binding
GO:0043565Molecular Functionsequence-specific DNA binding
GO:0044212Molecular Functiontranscription regulatory region DNA binding
Plant Ontology ? help Back to Top
PO Term PO Category PO Description
PO:0000025anatomyroot tip
PO:0009009anatomyplant embryo
PO:0020149anatomyquiescent center
PO:0007131developmental stageseedling development stage
PO:0025374developmental stageseed dormant stage
Sequence ? help Back to Top
Protein Sequence    Length: 328 aa     Download sequence    Send to blast
3D Structure ? help Back to Top
PDB ID Evalue Query Start Query End Hit Start Hit End Description
Search in ModeBase
Expression -- Microarray ? help Back to Top
Source ID E-value
Expression AtlasAT2G40220-
Expression -- Description ? help Back to Top
Source Description
UniprotDEVELOPMENTAL STAGE: Levels increase in embryos from globular stage onward during seed maturation. In seedlings, levels in cotyledons and hypocotyls decrease progressively to disappear 3 days after germination, except after glucose treatment that makes levels constant. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:11115891, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12970489}.
UniprotTISSUE SPECIFICITY: In seeds, mostly in embryo, and seedlings, especially in vascular tissues. Confined to the hypocotyl, cotyledons, the root cap, and the root quiescent center. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:11115891, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12970489, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16844907, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9634591}.
Functional Description ? help Back to Top
Source Description
TAIREncodes a member of the DREB subfamily A-3 of ERF/AP2 transcription factor family (ABI4). The protein contains one AP2 domain. There is only one member in this family. Involved in abscisic acid (ABA) signal transduction, ABA-mediated glucose response, and hexokinase-dependent sugar responses. Acts downstream of GUN1 in retrograde signaling. Expressed most abundantly in developing siliques and to a lesser degree in seedlings.
UniProtTranscription regulator that probably binds to the GCC-box pathogenesis-related promoter element. Binds also to the S-box (5'-CACTTCCA-3') photosynthesis-associated nuclear genes-related (PhANGs-related) promoter element, and thus acts as a transcription inhibitor. Involved in the regulation of gene expression by stress factors and by components of stress signal transduction pathways. May have a function in the deetiolation process. Confers sensitivity to abscisic acid (ABA), and regulates the ABA signaling pathway during seed germination, upon nitrate-mediated lateral root inhibition, in hexokinase-dependent sugar responses (including feed-back regulation of photosynthesis and mobilization of storage lipid during germination), and in response to osmotic stress mediated by NaCl, KCl or mannitol. Plays a role in sucrose sensing or signaling, especially at low fluence far red light. Also involved in plant response to glucose treatment, especially at low concentration and in young seedlings. Required for the trehalose-mediated root inhibition and starch accumulation in cotyledons, probably by inhibiting starch breakdown. However, seems to not be involved in sugar-mediated senescence. Required for the ABA-dependent beta-amino-butyric acid (BABA) signaling pathway. BABA primes ABA synthesis and promotes resistance to drought and salt, and leads to a prime callose accumulation that confers resistance against necrotrophic pathogens such as A.brassicicola and P.cucumerina. Seems to be involved in resistance to S.sclerotiorum probably by regulating the ABA-mediated stomatal closure apparently by antagonistic interaction with oxalate. Negative regulator of low water potential-induced Pro accumulation whose effect is decreased by high levels of sugar. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:10629000, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10950871, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10972884, ECO:0000269|PubMed:10972885, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11115891, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11172073, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11439129, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11851911, ECO:0000269|PubMed:11996676, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12136027, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12529517, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12857824, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15053765, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15118859, ECO:0000269|PubMed:15502012, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16098105, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16113213, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16339784, ECO:0000269|PubMed:16844907, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17031512, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9144963, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9418043, ECO:0000269|PubMed:9634591}.
Function -- GeneRIF ? help Back to Top
  1. Double-mutant analysis showed that ABA-insensitive 4 (ABI4) is epistatic to AtLPP2 but ABA-insensitive 3 (ABI3) is not.
    [PMID: 15960620]
  2. Impaired responses to light, sugars, and abscisic acid in ABI mutants of A. thaliana.
    [PMID: 16098105]
  3. ABI4 functions as a repressor of lipid breakdown.
    [PMID: 16844907]
  4. results show GUN1 & ABI4 are common to all 3 plastid-to-nucleus retrograde signaling pathways; model proposed in which indicators of aberrant plastid function are integrated upstream of GUN1 in plastids leading to ABI4-mediated repression of nuclear genes
    [PMID: 17395793]
  5. Study defines abscisic acid(ABA)-induced resistance to L. maculans as a subset of the ABA responses regulated via ABI-1 and ABI4.
    [PMID: 17427804]
  6. The abi4 phenotype of Arabidopsis expressing tomator ASR1 is the result of competition between the foreign ASR1 and the endogenous ABI4 on specific promoter DNA sequences.
    [PMID: 18363631]
  7. ABI4 binds directly to the promoter region of ABI5 and SBE2.2, and its own promoter, and activates expression in vivo through a CE1-like element.
    [PMID: 19392689]
  8. ABI4 plays a central role in mediating mitochondrial retrograde signals to induce the expression of AOX1a.
    [PMID: 19482916]
  9. Data suggest that ABI4 mediates abscisic acid and cytokinin inhibition of lateral root formation via reduction of polar auxin transport and that the resulting decrease in root auxin leads to a reduction in lateral root development.
    [PMID: 21097710]
  10. one-hybrid assays demonstrated synergistic action of ABI4 with ABI5 or related bZIP factors in regulating target promoters, and mutant analyses showed that ABI4 and these bZIPs share some functions
    [PMID: 21243515]
  11. ABI4 promoter activity during seedling development was followed, focusing on the roots.
    [PMID: 21448003]
  12. The study examined ABI4 protein accumulation indirectly, using transgenic lines expressing fusions to beta-glucuronidase. Inclusion of ABI4 coding sequence reduced the ratio of activity to transcript by ~150-fold when controlled by the ABI4 promoter.
    [PMID: 21504878]
  13. ABI4 is essential for the activation of DGAT1 in Arabidopsis seedlings during nitrogen deficiency.
    [PMID: 21515696]
  14. Low ascorbate triggers ABA- and jasmonate-dependent signaling pathways that together regulate growth through ABI4.
    [PMID: 21926335]
  15. suppressor mutation causing the phenotype of soa1 occurred in the ABI4 (ABA insensitive 4) gene
    [PMID: 23196831]
  16. ABI4 downregulates expression of the sodium transporter HKT1;1 in Arabidopsis roots and affects salt tolerance.
    [PMID: 23240817]
  17. this study suggests that ABI4 is a key factor that regulates primary seed dormancy by mediating the balance between abscisic acid and gibberellins biogenesis.
    [PMID: 23818868]
  18. The abi4, cbfA and cbp mutants showed weaker drought-tolerance after a herbicide norflurazon treatment, which indicated the physiological role of these key transcription factors.
    [PMID: 23832569]
  19. ABI4 and ABI5 synergistically regulate DGAT1 expression in Arabidopsis seedlings under stress.
    [PMID: 23942253]
  20. The degradation of ABI4 protein through the PEST motif is mediated by the 26S proteasome in response to changes in the sugar levels.
    [PMID: 24046063]
  21. Chromatin immunoprecipitation-qPCR and transient expression analysis showed that ABI4 directly binds to the GSQ11/ANAC060 promoter to activate transcription.
    [PMID: 24625790]
  22. RAV1 plays an important role in abscisic acid signaling by modulating the expression of ABI3, ABI4, and AbI5 during seed germination and early seedling development.
    [PMID: 25231920]
  23. MYB96-ABI4 module regulates lipid mobilization specifically in the embryo to ensure proper seed germination under suboptimal conditions.
    [PMID: 25869652]
Binding Motif ? help Back to Top
Motif ID Method Source Motif file
MP00674SELEXTransfer from GRMZM2G093595Download
Motif logo
Cis-element ? help Back to Top
Regulation -- Description ? help Back to Top
Source Description
UniProtINDUCTION: Only in young seedlings by ABA, imbibition, glucose, 2-deoxy-glucose (2DG), trehalose, and osmotic stress. {ECO:0000269|PubMed:12857824, ECO:0000269|PubMed:12970489, ECO:0000269|PubMed:17031512}.
Regulation -- PlantRegMap ? help Back to Top
Source Upstream Regulator Target Gene
Regulation -- ATRM (Manually Curated Upstream Regulators) ? help Back to Top
Source Upstream Regulator (A: Activate/R: Repress)
ATRM AT1G54060 (R), AT2G20180 (R), AT2G40220 (A)
Regulation -- ATRM (Manually Curated Target Genes) ? help Back to Top
Source Target Gene (A: Activate/R: Repress)
ATRM AT1G69180(A), AT2G19450(A), AT2G36270(A), AT2G40220(A), AT3G24650(A), AT4G27160(A), AT5G03650(A), AT5G65165(A)
Regulation -- Hormone ? help Back to Top
Source Hormone
AHDabscisic acid
Interaction ? help Back to Top
Source Intact With
Phenotype -- Mutation ? help Back to Top
Source ID
T-DNA ExpressAT2G40220
Annotation -- Nucleotide ? help Back to Top
Source Hit ID E-value Description
GenBankAF0409590.0AF040959.1 Arabidopsis thaliana AP2 domain family transcription factor homolog (ABI4) gene, complete cds.
GenBankAF0852790.0AF085279.1 Arabidopsis thaliana ABA-regulated gene cluster, complete sequence.
GenBankCP0026850.0CP002685.1 Arabidopsis thaliana chromosome 2, complete sequence.
Annotation -- Protein ? help Back to Top
Source Hit ID E-value Description
RefseqNP_181551.10.0ethylene-responsive transcription factor ABI4
SwissprotA0MES80.0ABI4_ARATH; Ethylene-responsive transcription factor ABI4
TrEMBLR0HUE31e-151R0HUE3_9BRAS; Uncharacterized protein
STRINGAT2G40220.10.0(Arabidopsis thaliana)
Orthologous Group ? help Back to Top
LineageOrthologous Group IDTaxa NumberGene Number
Representative plantOGRP6161718
Publications ? help Back to Top
  1. Wang ML, et al.
    A cluster of ABA-regulated genes on Arabidopsis thaliana BAC T07M07.
    Genome Res., 1999. 9(4): p. 325-33
  2. Quesada V,Ponce MR,Micol JL
    Genetic analysis of salt-tolerant mutants in Arabidopsis thaliana.
    Genetics, 2000. 154(1): p. 421-36
  3. Finkelstein RR,Lynch TJ
    The Arabidopsis abscisic acid response gene ABI5 encodes a basic leucine zipper transcription factor.
    Plant Cell, 2000. 12(4): p. 599-609
  4. Arenas-Huertero F,Arroyo A,Zhou L,Sheen J,León P
    Analysis of Arabidopsis glucose insensitive mutants, gin5 and gin6, reveals a central role of the plant hormone ABA in the regulation of plant vegetative development by sugar.
    Genes Dev., 2000. 14(16): p. 2085-96
  5. Huijser C, et al.
    The Arabidopsis SUCROSE UNCOUPLED-6 gene is identical to ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE-4: involvement of abscisic acid in sugar responses.
    Plant J., 2000. 23(5): p. 577-85
  6. Laby RJ,Kincaid MS,Kim D,Gibson SI
    The Arabidopsis sugar-insensitive mutants sis4 and sis5 are defective in abscisic acid synthesis and response.
    Plant J., 2000. 23(5): p. 587-96
  7. Riechmann JL,Ratcliffe OJ
    A genomic perspective on plant transcription factors.
    Curr. Opin. Plant Biol., 2000. 3(5): p. 423-34
  8. S
    Regulation and function of the Arabidopsis ABA-insensitive4 gene in seed and abscisic acid response signaling networks.
    Plant Physiol., 2000. 124(4): p. 1752-65
  9. Riechmann JL, et al.
    Arabidopsis transcription factors: genome-wide comparative analysis among eukaryotes.
    Science, 2000. 290(5499): p. 2105-10
  10. Oswald O,Martin T,Dominy PJ,Graham IA
    Plastid redox state and sugars: interactive regulators of nuclear-encoded photosynthetic gene expression.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2001. 98(4): p. 2047-52
  11. Rook F, et al.
    Impaired sucrose-induction mutants reveal the modulation of sugar-induced starch biosynthetic gene expression by abscisic acid signalling.
    Plant J., 2001. 26(4): p. 421-33
  12. Nakamura S,Lynch TJ,Finkelstein RR
    Physical interactions between ABA response loci of Arabidopsis.
    Plant J., 2001. 26(6): p. 627-35
  13. Signora L,De Smet I,Foyer CH,Zhang H
    ABA plays a central role in mediating the regulatory effects of nitrate on root branching in Arabidopsis.
    Plant J., 2001. 28(6): p. 655-62
  14. To JP,Reiter WD,Gibson SI
    Mobilization of seed storage lipid by Arabidopsis seedlings is retarded in the presence of exogenous sugars.
    BMC Plant Biol., 2002. 2: p. 4
  15. Nambara E, et al.
    A screen for genes that function in abscisic acid signaling in Arabidopsis thaliana.
    Genetics, 2002. 161(3): p. 1247-55
  16. Brocard IM,Lynch TJ,Finkelstein RR
    Regulation and role of the Arabidopsis abscisic acid-insensitive 5 gene in abscisic acid, sugar, and stress response.
    Plant Physiol., 2002. 129(4): p. 1533-43
  17. Niu X,Helentjaris T,Bate NJ
    Maize ABI4 binds coupling element1 in abscisic acid and sugar response genes.
    Plant Cell, 2002. 14(10): p. 2565-75
  18. Brocard-Gifford IM,Lynch TJ,Finkelstein RR
    Regulatory networks in seeds integrating developmental, abscisic acid, sugar, and light signaling.
    Plant Physiol., 2003. 131(1): p. 78-92
  19. Brady SM,Sarkar SF,Bonetta D,McCourt P
    The ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE 3 (ABI3) gene is modulated by farnesylation and is involved in auxin signaling and lateral root development in Arabidopsis.
    Plant J., 2003. 34(1): p. 67-75
  20. León P,Sheen J
    Sugar and hormone connections.
    Trends Plant Sci., 2003. 8(3): p. 110-6
  21. Price J,Li TC,Kang SG,Na JK,Jang JC
    Mechanisms of glucose signaling during germination of Arabidopsis.
    Plant Physiol., 2003. 132(3): p. 1424-38
  22. Arroyo A,Bossi F,Finkelstein RR,Le
    Three genes that affect sugar sensing (abscisic acid insensitive 4, abscisic acid insensitive 5, and constitutive triple response 1) are differentially regulated by glucose in Arabidopsis.
    Plant Physiol., 2003. 133(1): p. 231-42
  23. Dekkers BJ,Schuurmans JA,Smeekens SC
    Glucose delays seed germination in Arabidopsis thaliana.
    Planta, 2004. 218(4): p. 579-88
  24. Ton J,Mauch-Mani B
    Beta-amino-butyric acid-induced resistance against necrotrophic pathogens is based on ABA-dependent priming for callose.
    Plant J., 2004. 38(1): p. 119-30
  25. Pourtau N, et al.
    Interactions of abscisic acid and sugar signalling in the regulation of leaf senescence.
    Planta, 2004. 219(5): p. 765-72
  26. Pandey GK, et al.
    The calcium sensor calcineurin B-like 9 modulates abscisic acid sensitivity and biosynthesis in Arabidopsis.
    Plant Cell, 2004. 16(7): p. 1912-24
  27. Guimar
    Oxalate production by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum deregulates guard cells during infection.
    Plant Physiol., 2004. 136(3): p. 3703-11
  28. Katagiri T, et al.
    An important role of phosphatidic acid in ABA signaling during germination in Arabidopsis thaliana.
    Plant J., 2005. 43(1): p. 107-17
  29. Acevedo-Hernández GJ,León P,Herrera-Estrella LR
    Sugar and ABA responsiveness of a minimal RBCS light-responsive unit is mediated by direct binding of ABI4.
    Plant J., 2005. 43(4): p. 506-19
  30. Jakab G, et al.
    Enhancing Arabidopsis salt and drought stress tolerance by chemical priming for its abscisic acid responses.
    Plant Physiol., 2005. 139(1): p. 267-74
  31. Verslues PE,Bray EA
    Role of abscisic acid (ABA) and Arabidopsis thaliana ABA-insensitive loci in low water potential-induced ABA and proline accumulation.
    J. Exp. Bot., 2006. 57(1): p. 201-12
  32. He XJ, et al.
    AtNAC2, a transcription factor downstream of ethylene and auxin signaling pathways, is involved in salt stress response and lateral root development.
    Plant J., 2005. 44(6): p. 903-16
  33. Nakano T,Suzuki K,Fujimura T,Shinshi H
    Genome-wide analysis of the ERF gene family in Arabidopsis and rice.
    Plant Physiol., 2006. 140(2): p. 411-32
  34. Penfield S,Li Y,Gilday AD,Graham S,Graham IA
    Arabidopsis ABA INSENSITIVE4 regulates lipid mobilization in the embryo and reveals repression of seed germination by the endosperm.
    Plant Cell, 2006. 18(8): p. 1887-99
  35. Ramon M,Rolland F,Thevelein JM,Van Dijck P,Leyman B
    ABI4 mediates the effects of exogenous trehalose on Arabidopsis growth and starch breakdown.
    Plant Mol. Biol., 2007. 63(2): p. 195-206
  36. Underwood BA,Vanderhaeghen R,Whitford R,Town CD,Hilson P
    Simultaneous high-throughput recombinational cloning of open reading frames in closed and open configurations.
    Plant Biotechnol. J., 2006. 4(3): p. 317-24
  37. Uhrig JF, et al.
    The role of Arabidopsis SCAR genes in ARP2-ARP3-dependent cell morphogenesis.
    Development, 2007. 134(5): p. 967-77
  38. Koussevitzky S, et al.
    Signals from chloroplasts converge to regulate nuclear gene expression.
    Science, 2007. 316(5825): p. 715-9
  39. Kaliff M,Staal J,Myrenås M,Dixelius C
    ABA is required for Leptosphaeria maculans resistance via ABI1- and ABI4-dependent signaling.
    Mol. Plant Microbe Interact., 2007. 20(4): p. 335-45
  40. Adie BA, et al.
    ABA is an essential signal for plant resistance to pathogens affecting JA biosynthesis and the activation of defenses in Arabidopsis.
    Plant Cell, 2007. 19(5): p. 1665-81
  41. Yabuta Y, et al.
    Light regulation of ascorbate biosynthesis is dependent on the photosynthetic electron transport chain but independent of sugars in Arabidopsis.
    J. Exp. Bot., 2007. 58(10): p. 2661-71
  42. Chung S,Parish RW
    Combinatorial interactions of multiple cis-elements regulating the induction of the Arabidopsis XERO2 dehydrin gene by abscisic acid and cold.
    Plant J., 2008. 54(1): p. 15-29
  43. Dekkers BJ,Schuurmans JA,Smeekens SC
    Interaction between sugar and abscisic acid signalling during early seedling development in Arabidopsis.
    Plant Mol. Biol., 2008. 67(1-2): p. 151-67
  44. Bassel GW, et al.
    Elucidating the germination transcriptional program using small molecules.
    Plant Physiol., 2008. 147(1): p. 143-55
  45. Shkolnik D,Bar-Zvi D
    Tomato ASR1 abrogates the response to abscisic acid and glucose in Arabidopsis by competing with ABI4 for DNA binding.
    Plant Biotechnol. J., 2008. 6(4): p. 368-78
  46. Wang C,Wang H,Zhang J,Chen S
    A seed-specific AP2-domain transcription factor from soybean plays a certain role in regulation of seed germination.
    Sci. China, C, Life Sci., 2008. 51(4): p. 336-45
  47. Teng S,Rognoni S,Bentsink L,Smeekens S
    The Arabidopsis GSQ5/DOG1 Cvi allele is induced by the ABA-mediated sugar signalling pathway, and enhances sugar sensitivity by stimulating ABI4 expression.
    Plant J., 2008. 55(3): p. 372-81
  48. Papdi C, et al.
    Functional identification of Arabidopsis stress regulatory genes using the controlled cDNA overexpression system.
    Plant Physiol., 2008. 147(2): p. 528-42
  49. Yamagishi K, et al.
    CHOTTO1, a double AP2 domain protein of Arabidopsis thaliana, regulates germination and seedling growth under excess supply of glucose and nitrate.
    Plant Cell Physiol., 2009. 50(2): p. 330-40
  50. Gao MJ, et al.
    Repression of seed maturation genes by a trihelix transcriptional repressor in Arabidopsis seedlings.
    Plant Cell, 2009. 21(1): p. 54-71
  51. Oh E, et al.
    Genome-wide analysis of genes targeted by PHYTOCHROME INTERACTING FACTOR 3-LIKE5 during seed germination in Arabidopsis.
    Plant Cell, 2009. 21(2): p. 403-19
  52. Roschzttardtz H, et al.
    A nuclear gene encoding the iron-sulfur subunit of mitochondrial complex II is regulated by B3 domain transcription factors during seed development in Arabidopsis.
    Plant Physiol., 2009. 150(1): p. 84-95
  53. Bu Q, et al.
    The Arabidopsis RING finger E3 ligase RHA2a is a novel positive regulator of abscisic acid signaling during seed germination and early seedling development.
    Plant Physiol., 2009. 150(1): p. 463-81
  54. Bossi F, et al.
    The Arabidopsis ABA-INSENSITIVE (ABI) 4 factor acts as a central transcription activator of the expression of its own gene, and for the induction of ABI5 and SBE2.2 genes during sugar signaling.
    Plant J., 2009. 59(3): p. 359-74
  55. Giraud E,Van Aken O,Ho LH,Whelan J
    The transcription factor ABI4 is a regulator of mitochondrial retrograde expression of ALTERNATIVE OXIDASE1a.
    Plant Physiol., 2009. 150(3): p. 1286-96
  56. Kakizaki T, et al.
    Coordination of plastid protein import and nuclear gene expression by plastid-to-nucleus retrograde signaling.
    Plant Physiol., 2009. 151(3): p. 1339-53
  57. Staneloni RJ,Rodriguez-Batiller MJ,Casal JJ
    Abscisic acid, high-light, and oxidative stress down-regulate a photosynthetic gene via a promoter motif not involved in phytochrome-mediated transcriptional regulation.
    Mol Plant, 2008. 1(1): p. 75-83
  58. Zhu Q, et al.
    The Arabidopsis AP2/ERF transcription factor RAP2.6 participates in ABA, salt and osmotic stress responses.
    Gene, 2010. 457(1-2): p. 1-12
  59. Osakabe K,Osakabe Y,Toki S
    Site-directed mutagenesis in Arabidopsis using custom-designed zinc finger nucleases.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2010. 107(26): p. 12034-9
  60. Yu S,Ligang C,Liping Z,Diqiu Y
    Overexpression of OsWRKY72 gene interferes in the abscisic acid signal and auxin transport pathway of Arabidopsis.
    J. Biosci., 2010. 35(3): p. 459-71
  61. Mu
    Arabidopsis plants deficient in plastidial glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase show alterations in abscisic acid (ABA) signal transduction: interaction between ABA and primary metabolism.
    J. Exp. Bot., 2011. 62(3): p. 1229-39
  62. Shkolnik-Inbar D,Bar-Zvi D
    ABI4 mediates abscisic acid and cytokinin inhibition of lateral root formation by reducing polar auxin transport in Arabidopsis.
    Plant Cell, 2010. 22(11): p. 3560-73
  63. Reeves WM,Lynch TJ,Mobin R,Finkelstein RR
    Direct targets of the transcription factors ABA-Insensitive(ABI)4 and ABI5 reveal synergistic action by ABI4 and several bZIP ABA response factors.
    Plant Mol. Biol., 2011. 75(4-5): p. 347-63
  64. Talboys PJ,Zhang HM,Paul Knox J
    ABA signalling modulates the detection of the LM6 arabinan cell wall epitope at the surface of Arabidopsis thaliana seedling root apices.
    New Phytol., 2011. 190(3): p. 618-26
  65. Zhang ZW, et al.
    Mg-protoporphyrin, haem and sugar signals double cellular total RNA against herbicide and high-light-derived oxidative stress.
    Plant Cell Environ., 2011. 34(6): p. 1031-42
  66. Shkolnik-Inbar D,Bar-Zvi D
    Expression of ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE 4 (ABI4) in developing Arabidopsis seedlings.
    Plant Signal Behav, 2011. 6(5): p. 694-6
  67. Cheng J, et al.
    Plastid signals confer Arabidopsis tolerance to water stress.
    Z. Naturforsch., C, J. Biosci., 2011 Jan-Feb. 66(1-2): p. 47-54
  68. Finkelstein R,Lynch T,Reeves W,Petitfils M,Mostachetti M
    Accumulation of the transcription factor ABA-insensitive (ABI)4 is tightly regulated post-transcriptionally.
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