MADS box

MADS box

A conserved 168 to 180 base pair nucleotide sequence found in genes of the MADS box family, which encode the DNA-binding MADS proteins, most of which are transcription factors and are thought to have evolved from a type-II topoisomerase.
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GbSEP and other MADS box proteins obtained from GenBank were aligned with the software Vector NTI suit 10.0 program.
Functional characterization of OsMADS18, a member of the AP1/SQUA subfamily of MADS box genes.
Inflorescence meristem identity in rice is specified by overlapping functions of three AP1/FUL-like MADS box genes and PAP2, a SEPALLATA MADS box gene.
Our project will provide new insights into the network controlled by SEEDSTICK (STK), a MADS box transcription factor, which is the master regulator in the production of seeds.
Dennis, "MADS box genes control vernalization-induced flowering in cereals," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
Dennis, "MADS box genes control vernalization-induced fl owering in cereals," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
That's an invaluable timesaver, especially since two of their targets, known as "NAC" and "MADS box transcription factor" genes, act as master switches, each controlling many other genes in the so-called senescence network.
Two clones presented homologies to MADS box proteins from A.
MADS box genes expressed in developing inflorescences of rice and sorghum.
MADS box genes in plant ontogeny and phylogeny: Haeckel's "biogenetic law" revisited.