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Table 5 Important TF genes that were more highly expressed in somatic embryos as compared to leaf tissues, ranked in order of TF family

From: Global scale transcriptome analysis of Arabidopsis embryogenesis in vitro

Gene ID Gene short name TF family Description
AT3G26790 FUS3 ABI3VP1 Regulator of gene expression during late embryogenesis
AT1G28300 LEC2 ABI3VP1
AT3G24650 ABI3 ABI3VP1 Essential for seed maturation and a central regulator in ABA signalling
AT4G37750 ANT AP2-EREBP Required for control of cell proliferation
AT5G57390 AIL5 AP2-EREBP Essential for the developmental transition between the embryonic and vegetative phases
AT5G17430 BBM AP2-EREBP Similar to AINTEGUMENTA expressed in embryos
AT5G64750 ABR1 AP2-EREBP Involved in ABA signalling
AT4G11140 CRF1 AP2-EREBP Members of ERF subfamily; cytokinin response factors function redundantly to regulate the development of embryos, cotyledons and leaves
AT1G68550 CRF10 AP2-EREBP
AT3G25890 CRF11 AP2-EREBP
AT4G23750 CRF2 AP2-EREBP
AT5G53290 CRF3 AP2-EREBP
AT4G27950 CRF4 AP2-EREBP
AT2G46310 CRF5 AP2-EREBP
AT3G20840 PLT1 AP2-EREBP A key effector for establishment of the stem cell niche during embryonic pattern formation
AT1G51190 PLT2 AP2-EREBP
AT1G19850 MP ARF TF (IAA24) mediating embryo axis formation and vascular development
AT2G41070 EEL bZIP Homologous to ABI5; Located in the nucleus and expressed during seed maturation in the cotyledons and later in the whole embryo
AT2G36270 ABI5 bZIP Regulates a subset of LEA genes; involved in ABA signalling during seed maturation and germination
AT3G54810 GATA8 C2C2-Gata Expressed in the embryo axis and involved in germination
AT3G50870 GATA18 C2C2-Gata A transcriptional regulator required to position the proembryo boundary in the early embryo
AT5G07500 PEI1 C2H2 An embryo-specific zinc finger TF required for heart-stage embryo formation
AT5G47670 L1L CCAAT-HAP3 A regulator of embryo development
AT1G62360 STM HOMEOBOX Required for shoot apical meristem (SAM) formation during embryogenesis and for SAM function throughout the lifetime of the plant
AT5G13790 AGL15 MADS Preferentially expressed during embryogenesis and key regulator of embryogenesis
AT5G53950 CUC2 NAC With CUC1 redundantly required for embryonic apical meristem formation and cotyledon separation
AT3G15170 CUC1 NAC Involved in shoot apical meristem formation and auxin-mediated lateral root formation
AT1G66600 ABO3 WRKY Involved in ABA signalling