Genomes and Genes

PFS2

Summary

Gene Symbol: PFS2
Description: Homeodomain-like superfamily protein
Alias: F2I9.12, F2I9_12, HIGH EXPRESSION OF OSMOTICALLY RESPONSIVE GENE 9, HOS9, PRETTY FEW SEEDS 2, WOX6, WUSCHEL RELATED HOMEOBOX 6, Homeodomain-like superfamily protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Zhu J, Shi H, Lee B, Damsz B, Cheng S, Stirm V, et al. An Arabidopsis homeodomain transcription factor gene, HOS9, mediates cold tolerance through a CBF-independent pathway. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004;101:9873-8 pubmed
    ..Here we report the identification and characterization of a mutant, hos9-1 (for high expression of osmotically responsive genes), in which the reporter construct was hyperactivated by low ..
  2. Park S, Hwang S, Hauser B. The phenotype of Arabidopsis ovule mutants mimics the morphology of primitive seed plants. Proc Biol Sci. 2004;271:311-6 pubmed
    ..This investigation describes the PRETTY FEW SEEDS2 (PFS2) locus, which regulates ovule patterning...
  3. Park S, Zheng Z, Oppenheimer D, Hauser B. The PRETTY FEW SEEDS2 gene encodes an Arabidopsis homeodomain protein that regulates ovule development. Development. 2005;132:841-9 pubmed
    ..In peptide alignments spanning the homeodomain and the WOX domain, PFS2 shared 95% amino acid identity with the PRESSED FLOWER and WUSCHEL proteins...
  4. Pillitteri L, Bemis S, Shpak E, Torii K. Haploinsufficiency after successive loss of signaling reveals a role for ERECTA-family genes in Arabidopsis ovule development. Development. 2007;134:3099-109 pubmed
    ..Finally, genetic interaction of the ER family and the WOX-family gene, PFS2, reveals their contribution to integument development through interrelated mechanisms.