PlantTFDB
Plant Transcription Factor Database
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Brachypodium stacei
WRKY Family
Species TF ID Description
Brast01G006600.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G091900.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G102300.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G105100.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G105200.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G105300.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G105400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G105500.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G105600.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G145800.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G156300.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G166000.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G191600.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G196100.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G208400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G210100.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G210800.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G234500.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G288400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G288400.2.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G319500.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G357300.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G357400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast01G359800.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast02G162800.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast02G171400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast02G214500.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast02G253300.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast02G260400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast02G301400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast02G313600.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast02G313600.2.pWRKY family protein
Brast02G314800.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast02G342300.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast02G389200.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast03G061500.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast03G074200.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast03G074200.2.pWRKY family protein
Brast03G212500.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast03G215300.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast03G266800.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast04G033600.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast04G042200.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast04G095100.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast04G119400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast04G229500.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast04G276000.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G012700.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G012700.2.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G012700.3.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G078900.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G101400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G126400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G126500.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G160800.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G202900.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G202900.2.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G202900.3.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G291200.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G291300.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G291500.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast05G300700.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast06G011100.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast06G066900.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast06G066900.2.pWRKY family protein
Brast06G075200.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast06G239600.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast07G015600.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast07G041900.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast07G121100.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast07G227900.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast08G011700.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast08G016800.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast08G019700.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast08G021900.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast08G044400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast08G051400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast08G084500.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast08G084600.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast08G087100.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast08G157100.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast08G162400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast08G181200.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast09G042100.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast09G114600.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast09G161300.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast09G161300.2.pWRKY family protein
Brast09G191800.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast09G196200.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast10G026400.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast10G026500.1.pWRKY family protein
Brast10G074900.1.pWRKY family protein
WRKY Family Introduction

WRKY transcription factors are one of the largest families of transcriptional regulators in plants and form integral parts of signalling webs that modulate many plant processes. Here, we review recent significant progress in WRKY transcription factor research. New findings illustrate that WRKY proteins often act as repressors as well as activators, and that members of the family play roles in both the repression and de-repression of important plant processes. Furthermore, it is becoming clear that a single WRKY transcription factor might be involved in regulating several seemingly disparate processes. Mechanisms of signalling and transcriptional regulation are being dissected, uncovering WRKY protein functions via interactions with a diverse array of protein partners, including MAP kinases, MAP kinase kinases, 14-3-3 proteins, calmodulin, histone deacetylases, resistance proteins and other WRKY transcription factors. WRKY genes exhibit extensive autoregulation and cross-regulation that facilitates transcriptional reprogramming in a dynamic web with built-in redundancy.

The defining feature of WRKY transcription factors is their DNA binding domain. This is called the WRKY domain after the almost invariant WRKY amino acid sequence at the N-terminus. In a few WRKY proteins, the WRKY amino acid sequences have been replaced by WRRY, WSKY, WKRY, WVKY or WKKY. The WRKY domain is about 60 residues in length, and as well as containing the WRKY signature it also has an atypical zinc-finger structure at the C-terminus. The zinc-finger structure is either Cx4-5Cx22-23HxH or Cx7Cx23HxC. Initially, in the absence of a complete gene family from any plant species, the WRKY transcription factors were divided into three groups based on the number of WRKY domains (two domains in Group I proteins and one in the others) and the structure of their zinc fingers (C2HC in Group III proteins).

Rushton PJ, Somssich IE, Ringler P, Shen QJ.
WRKY transcription factors.
Trends Plant Sci, 2010. 15(5): p. 247-58.
PMID: 20304701