Plant Transcription factor database - Universität Potsdam
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Physcomitrella patens HMG Family


Griess et al. 1993: HMG boxes were initially identified as DNA-binding domains of the human RNA polymerase I (pol I) transcription factor hUBF and the animal high-mobility-group (HMG) protein family HMG1.

Members of this family
  SHOULD possess HMG_box domain
  SHOULD NOT possess ARID YABBY domains

Domain alignments

This family is also present in:


There are 9 gene models in this family

Gene modelDescriptionDomains
106639 estExt_fgenesh1_pm.C_880025 HMG_box
121034 e_gw1.34.410.1 HMG_box
169862 estExt_fgenesh1_pg.C_2230007 HMG_box
19258 gw1.106.59.1 HMG_box
19259 gw1.106.60.1 HMG_box
210318 estExt_Genewise1.C_610004 HMG_box
21655 gw1.199.74.1 HMG_box Rtt106 SSrecog
54994 fgenesh1_pm.scaffold_2000035 HMG_box
95275 fgenesh1_pg.scaffold_277000017 HMG_box

General references

Grasser, KD; Teo, SH; Lee, KB; Broadhurst, RW; Rees, C; Hardman, CH; Thomas, JO. 1998. DNA-binding properties of the tandem HMG boxes of high-mobility-group protein 1 (HMG1). Eur. J. Biochem. 253(3):787-95 PUBMEDID:9654080
Griess, EA; Rensing, SA; Grasser, KD; Maier, UG; Feix, G. 1993. Phylogenetic relationships of HMG box DNA-binding domains. J. Mol. Evol. 37(2):204-10 PUBMEDID:8411210
Wissmüller, S; Kosian, T; Wolf, M; Finzsch, M; Wegner, M. 2006. The high-mobility-group domain of Sox proteins interacts with DNA-binding domains of many transcription factors. Nucleic Acids Res. 34(6):1735-44 PUBMEDID:16582099