PlantTFDB
Plant Transcription Factor Database
v4.0
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Aethionema arabicum
ERF Family
Species TF ID Description
AA102G00261ERF family protein
AA118G00064ERF family protein
AA1225G00001ERF family protein
AA127G00014ERF family protein
AA127G00015ERF family protein
AA127G00016ERF family protein
AA12G00072ERF family protein
AA12G00088ERF family protein
AA12G00125ERF family protein
AA130G00005ERF family protein
AA1352G00001ERF family protein
AA152G00005ERF family protein
AA15G00095ERF family protein
AA15G00147ERF family protein
AA17G00121ERF family protein
AA17G00123ERF family protein
AA1G00053ERF family protein
AA1G00130ERF family protein
AA21G00234ERF family protein
AA21G00242ERF family protein
AA21G00481ERF family protein
AA228G00003ERF family protein
AA23G00014ERF family protein
AA245G00006ERF family protein
AA245G00010ERF family protein
AA26G00147ERF family protein
AA26G00230ERF family protein
AA26G00331ERF family protein
AA26G00370ERF family protein
AA26G00700ERF family protein
AA29G00244ERF family protein
AA29G00257ERF family protein
AA2G00045ERF family protein
AA2G00164ERF family protein
AA30G00360ERF family protein
AA31G00055ERF family protein
AA31G00078ERF family protein
AA31G00082ERF family protein
AA31G00169ERF family protein
AA31G00205ERF family protein
AA31G00259ERF family protein
AA31G00404ERF family protein
AA31G00459ERF family protein
AA31G00871ERF family protein
AA32G00368ERF family protein
AA32G00429ERF family protein
AA32G00603ERF family protein
AA32G01080ERF family protein
AA343G00002ERF family protein
AA35G00052ERF family protein
AA37G00190ERF family protein
AA386G00001ERF family protein
AA39G00204ERF family protein
AA39G00394ERF family protein
AA39G00420ERF family protein
AA39G00477ERF family protein
AA39G00494ERF family protein
AA39G00687ERF family protein
AA39G00725ERF family protein
AA3G00048ERF family protein
AA3G00152ERF family protein
AA3G00320ERF family protein
AA40G00256ERF family protein
AA40G00266ERF family protein
AA40G00675ERF family protein
AA41G00042ERF family protein
AA43G00001ERF family protein
AA44G00013ERF family protein
AA44G00033ERF family protein
AA44G00413ERF family protein
AA44G00541ERF family protein
AA44G00567ERF family protein
AA46G00120ERF family protein
AA46G00212ERF family protein
AA4G00211ERF family protein
AA4G00243ERF family protein
AA53G00285ERF family protein
AA53G00826ERF family protein
AA53G01310ERF family protein
AA53G01314ERF family protein
AA53G01387ERF family protein
AA54G00055ERF family protein
AA54G00084ERF family protein
AA54G00262ERF family protein
AA57G00021ERF family protein
AA57G00022ERF family protein
AA57G00127ERF family protein
AA5G00115ERF family protein
AA60G00147ERF family protein
AA61G00209ERF family protein
AA61G00489ERF family protein
AA63G00051ERF family protein
AA65G00303ERF family protein
AA65G00318ERF family protein
AA65G00326ERF family protein
AA69G00005ERF family protein
AA77G00031ERF family protein
AA809G00001ERF family protein
AA87G00382ERF family protein
AA8G00011ERF family protein
AA8G00234ERF family protein
AA955G00002ERF family protein
ERF Family Introduction

The AP2/ERF superfamily is defined by the AP2/ERF domain, which consists of about 60 to 70 amino acids and is involved in DNA binding. These three families have been defined as follows. The AP2 family proteins contain two repeated AP2/ERF domains, the ERF family proteins contain a single AP2/ERF domain, and the RAV family proteins contain a B3 domain, which is a DNA-binding domain conserved in other plant-specific transcription factors, in addition to the single AP2/ERF domain.

It has been demonstrated that the AP2/ERF proteins have important functions in the transcriptional regulation of a variety of biological processes related to growth and development, as well as various responses to environmental stimuli.

After finding the tobacco ERFs, many proteins in the ERF family were identified and implicated in many diverse functions in cellular processes, such as hormonal signal transduction, response to biotic and abiotic stresses, regulation of metabolism, and in developmental processes in various plant species.

Toshitsugu Nakano, Kaoru Suzuki, Tatsuhito Fujimura, and Hideaki Shinshi.
Genome-wide analysis of the ERF gene family in Arabidopsis and rice.
Plant Physiol, 2006. 140(2): p. 411-32.
PMID: 16407444


The first class are proteins which bind to ethylene response elements (ERE) or GCC boxes (tobacco EREBPs, Arabidopsis AtEBP and AtERF1-5, and tomato Pti4-6) found in the promoters of ethylene-inducible pathogenesis related genes. The GCC box is an 11 bp sequence (TAAGAGCCGCC) with a core GCCGCC sequence that is required for binding.
The second class includes proteins that bind to the C-repeat or dehydration response element (DRE) in the promoters of genes that are turned on in response to low temperatures and/or water deficit (CBF1, CBF2, CBF3/DREB1A and DREB2A). The C-repeat/DREs contain the core sequence CCGAC.

Nole-Wilson S, Krizek BA.
DNA binding properties of the Arabidopsis floral development protein AINTEGUMENTA.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2000 Nov 1;28(21):4076-82. Erratum in: Nucleic Acids Res 2001 Mar 1;29(5):1261.
PMID: 11058102