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Table 4 The most abundant putative transcriptional factors (TFs) in cotton resistant to Verticillium infection

From: Transcriptome profiling of Gossypium barbadense inoculated with Verticillium dahliae provides a resource for cotton improvement

TF family Description Total ESTs
NAC No apical meristem (NAM) protein 527
G2-like Golden 2-like (GLK) 440
MYB Myb-like DNA-binding domain 372
BHLH Basic/helix-loop-helix domain 331
MYB-related N-terminal myb-domain 321
bZIP Basic leucine zipper (bZIP) motif 271
ERF Single AP2/ERF domain 270
C3H Zinc finger, C-x8-C-x5-C-x3-H type 265
WRKY WRKY DNA-binding domain 225
C2H2 Zinc finger, C2H2 type 218
Dof DNA binding with one zinc finger 169
ARF Auxin response factor 157
B3 ERF-B3 family 94
GRAS Three initially identified members GAI, RGA, and SCR 84
Trihelix Trihelix DNA-binding domain 76
FAR1 Far-red-impaired Response 1 56
HD-ZIP HD domain with leucine zipper motif 51
M-type MADS-box transcription factors 50
GATA Binds to DNA sequence "GATA" 49
LBD Lateral organ boundary domain (LBD) gene family 48
HB-other Homeobox domain 46
TCP Non-canonical basic-Helix-Loop-Helix (bHLH) structure 42