Plant Transcription factor database - Universität Potsdam
version: 3.0

Carica papaya MYB-related Family


Martin & Paz-Ares. 1997: The cloning of the first transcription factor from plants, the C1 gene of maize, indicated that plants use transcription factors that are structurally related to those of animals in their control of gene expression, because C1 showed significant structural homology to the vertebrate cellular proto-oncogene c-MYB. Since 1987, the catalogue of MYB-related transcription factors has increased considerably in size due, primarily, to the ever-expanding number of MYB genes identified in higher plants (Arabidopsis thaliana is estimated to contain more than a hundred MYB genes). In vertebrates, the MYB-related proto-oncogenes comprise a small family with a central role in controlling cellular proliferation and commitment to development. However, while the functions of some plant MYB genes are relatively well understood they are, at present, quite distinct from their animal counterparts.

Members of this family
  SHOULD possess Myb_DNA-binding domain
  SHOULD NOT possess ARID G2-like Response_reg SNF2_N trihelix domains

Domain alignments

Benchmark against A. thaliana

The Sensitivity and Positive Predictive Value (PPV) were assessed for the families MYB and MYB-related jointly. The data reported by Yanhui et al. 2006 for A. thaliana were taken as gold standard.

The gold standard reported 198 members for this families, 184 of which are present in ArabTFDB, giving a PPV of 0.88. Fourteen additional members not present in ArabTFDB might be false negatives, giving a Sensitivity of 0.93.

This family is also present in:


There are 63 gene models in this family

Gene modelDescriptionDomains
evm.TU.supercontig_102.28 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_1055.1 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_106.29 Linker_histone Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_108.27 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_114.57 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_116.38 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_12.24 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_13.233 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_13.234 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_13.235 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_138.12 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_138.21 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_138.9 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_16.156 DIRP Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_178.23 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_18.10 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_18.14 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_18.96 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_184.25 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_189.23 Bromodomain Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_19.154 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_19.214 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_2092.1 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_21.26 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_25.107 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_25.113 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_25.83 Linker_histone Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_26.13 Myb_DNA-binding SWIRM
evm.TU.supercontig_27.253 Myb_DNA-binding ZZ
evm.TU.supercontig_27.256 Myb_DNA-binding ZZ
evm.TU.supercontig_27.257 Myb_DNA-binding ZZ
evm.TU.supercontig_28.65 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_29.111 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_3.56 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_30.71 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_31.36 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_31.71 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_35.9 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_37.143 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_43.113 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_48.68 DIRP Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_49.71 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_5.308 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_51.140 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_56.18 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_6.10 Linker_histone Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_6.122 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_62.133 Myb_DNA-binding SWIRM ZZ
evm.TU.supercontig_62.153 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_64.122 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_65.22 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_65.37 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_7.134 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_73.50 Myb_DNA-binding ZZ
evm.TU.supercontig_81.134 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_85.76 Bromodomain Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_87.78 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_89.64 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_90.57 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_92.112 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_95.73 Myb_DNA-binding
evm.TU.supercontig_96.55 Myb_DNA-binding

General references

Jin, H; Martin, C. 1999. Multifunctionality and diversity within the plant MYB-gene family. Plant Mol. Biol. 41(5):577-85 PUBMEDID:10645718
Klempnauer, KH; Sippel, AE. 1987. The highly conserved amino-terminal region of the protein encoded by the v-myb oncogene functions as a DNA-binding domain. EMBO J. 6(9):2719-25 PUBMEDID:2824190
Martin, C; Paz-Ares, J. 1997. MYB transcription factors in plants. Trends Genet. 13(2):67-73 PUBMEDID:9055608