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Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012 Feb;1819(2):104-19. doi: 10.1016/j.bbagrm.2011.10.002. Epub 2011 Oct 17.

The plant heat stress transcription factor (Hsf) family: structure, function and evolution.

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Molecular Cellbiology of Plants, Goethe University Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue-Str. 9, D-60438 Frankfurt/M., Germany. scharf@bio.uni-frankfurt.de

Abstract

Ten years after the first overview of a complete plant Hsf family was presented for Arabidopsis thaliana by Nover et al. [1], we compiled data for 252 Hsfs from nine plant species (five eudicots and four monocots) with complete or almost complete genome sequences. The new data set provides interesting insights into phylogenetic relationships within the Hsf family in plants and allows the refinement of their classification into distinct groups. Numerous publications over the last decade document the diversification and functional interaction of Hsfs as well as their integration into the complex stress signaling and response networks of plants. This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Plant gene regulation in response to abiotic stress.

PMID:
22033015
DOI:
10.1016/j.bbagrm.2011.10.002
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