Plant Transcription factor database - Universität Potsdam
version: 3.0

C3H Family


Li & Thomas. 1998: We used virtual subtraction, a new gene isolation strategy, to isolate several genes of interest that are expressed in Arabidopsis embryos. These genes have demonstrated biological properties or have the potential to be involved in important biological processes. One gene isolated by virtual subtraction is PEI. It encodes a protein containing a Cys3His zinc finger domain associated with a number of animal and fungal transcription factors. In situ hybridization results showed that PEI1 is expressed throughout the embryo from globular to late cotyledon stage.

Members of this family
  SHOULD possess zf-CCCH domain
  SHOULD NOT possess PHD SNF2_N zf-C2H2 domains

Domain alignments

This family is also present in:


General references

Li, Z; Thomas, TL. 1998. PEI1, an embryo-specific zinc finger protein gene required for heart-stage embryo formation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 10(3):383-98 PUBMEDID:9501112