PlantRegMap/PlantTFDB v5.0
Plant Transcription Factor Database
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Raphanus sativus
CAMTA Family
Species TF ID Description
Rsa1.0_00401.1_g00009.1CAMTA family protein
Rsa1.0_00692.1_g00004.1CAMTA family protein
Rsa1.0_00782.1_g00001.1CAMTA family protein
Rsa1.0_00826.1_g00016.1CAMTA family protein
Rsa1.0_01228.1_g00008.1CAMTA family protein
Rsa1.0_01415.1_g00004.1CAMTA family protein
Rsa1.0_01719.1_g00001.1CAMTA family protein
Rsa1.0_02097.1_g00001.1CAMTA family protein
Rsa1.0_06002.1_g00002.1CAMTA family protein
Rsa1.0_06785.1_g00002.1CAMTA 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