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Table 1 Number of Triticeae genes orthologous to Arabidopsis (At), rice (Os) [3, 18], Brachypodium (Bd) MPKs [11] identified from the genomic database (Ensembl Plants) for wheat (Ta), barley (Hv), A. tauschii (Aet), T. urartu (Tu), and from the TSA database (GenBank) for rye (Sc) and triticale (Ts)

From: Analysis of MAPK and MAPKK gene families in wheat and related Triticeae species

AtMPKs Os Bd Ta a Hv Sc Ts a Aet Tu
AtMPK3 1 1 1 (3) 1 1 1 (1) 1 1
AtMPK4 1 1 1 (3) 1 1 1 (1) 1
AtMPK6 1 1 1 (3) 1 1 1 (1) 1
AtMPK7 1 2 1 (4) 1 1 1 (1) 1 1
AtMPK11 1b 1 1 (3) 1 1 1 (2) 1 1
AtMPK14 1 1 1 (3) 1 1 1 (1) 1 1
AtMPK16 2 1 1 (3) 1 1 1 (2) 1 1
AtMPK17 2 1 1 (3) 1 1 1 (3) 1 1
AtMPK20 5 5 5 (15) 5 5 5 (10) 5 4
Other MPKs
OsMPK21 2 2 2 (3) 2c 1 2 (4) 2 1
MPK24 1 (3) 1 1 1 (1) 1 1
MPK25 1 (3) 1 1 1 (1) 1
Total 17 16 17 (52) 17 16 17 (28) 17 12
  1. aNumbers in brackets indicate number of copies for polyploid genomes
  2. bOsMPK11 was first reported as OsMPK4–2 [18]
  3. cGenBank accession identified for HvMPK21–2, but no corresponding sequence found in Ensembl Plants