Gene Symbol: RAV1
Description: related to ABI3/VP1 1
Alias: AtRAV1, EDF4, ETHYLENE RESPONSE DNA BINDING FACTOR 4, T6J4.2, T6J4_2, related to ABI3/VP1 1, related to ABI3/VP1 1
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Hu Y, Wang Y, Liu X, Li J. Arabidopsis RAV1 is down-regulated by brassinosteroid and may act as a negative regulator during plant development. Cell Res. 2004;14:8-15 pubmed
    b>RAV1 is a novel DNA-binding protein with two distinct DNA-binding domains unique in higher plants, but its role in plant growth and development remains unknown...
  2. Feng C, Chen Y, Wang C, Kong Y, Wu W, Chen Y. Arabidopsis RAV1 transcription factor, phosphorylated by SnRK2 kinases, regulates the expression of ABI3, ABI4, and ABI5 during seed germination and early seedling development. Plant J. 2014;80:654-68 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, the molecular mechanism of Arabidopsis RAV (Related to ABI3/VP1) transcription factor RAV1 involving ABA signaling was investigated...
  3. Yamasaki K, Kigawa T, Inoue M, Tateno M, Yamasaki T, Yabuki T, et al. Solution structure of the B3 DNA binding domain of the Arabidopsis cold-responsive transcription factor RAV1. Plant Cell. 2004;16:3448-59 pubmed
    ..report the NMR solution structure of the B3 domain of the Arabidopsis thaliana cold-responsive transcription factor RAV1. The structure consists of a seven-stranded open beta-barrel and two alpha-helices located at the ends of the ..
  4. Fu M, Kang H, Son S, Kim S, Nam K. A subset of Arabidopsis RAV transcription factors modulates drought and salt stress responses independent of ABA. Plant Cell Physiol. 2014;55:1892-904 pubmed publisher
    Arabidopsis RAV1, RAV1L and RAV2/TEM2 are Related to ABI3/VP1 (RAV) transcription factors that contain both plant-specific B3 and AP2 domains...
  5. Kagaya Y, Ohmiya K, Hattori T. RAV1, a novel DNA-binding protein, binds to bipartite recognition sequence through two distinct DNA-binding domains uniquely found in higher plants. Nucleic Acids Res. 1999;27:470-8 pubmed
    We have cloned and characterized two novel DNA binding proteins designated RAV1 and RAV2 from Arabidopsis thaliana. RAV1 and RAV2 contain two distinct amino acid sequence domains found only in higher plant species...
  6. Woo H, Kim J, Kim J, Kim J, Lee U, Song I, et al. The RAV1 transcription factor positively regulates leaf senescence in Arabidopsis. J Exp Bot. 2010;61:3947-57 pubmed publisher
    ..This study reports the isolation and functional analysis of RAV1, which encodes a RAV family transcription factor...
  7. Mittal A, Gampala S, Ritchie G, Payton P, Burke J, Rock C. Related to ABA-Insensitive3(ABI3)/Viviparous1 and AtABI5 transcription factor coexpression in cotton enhances drought stress adaptation. Plant Biotechnol J. 2014;12:578-89 pubmed publisher
    ..Transgenic cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) expressing AtRAV1/2 and/or AtABI5 showed resistance to imposed drought stress under field and greenhouse conditions and exhibited ..
  8. Chen W, Li P, Chen M, Lee Y, Yang C. FOREVER YOUNG FLOWER Negatively Regulates Ethylene Response DNA-Binding Factors by Activating an Ethylene-Responsive Factor to Control Arabidopsis Floral Organ Senescence and Abscission. Plant Physiol. 2015;168:1666-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results reveal that FYF regulates flower senescence/abscission by negatively regulating EDF1/2/3/4, which is the downstream gene in the ethylene response, by activating FUF1 in Arabidopsis. ..
  9. Kagaya Y, Hattori T. Arabidopsis transcription factors, RAV1 and RAV2, are regulated by touch-related stimuli in a dose-dependent and biphasic manner. Genes Genet Syst. 2009;84:95-9 pubmed
    Transcription factors, RAV1 and RAV2 from Arabidopsis thaliana, contain two distinct DNA-binding domains, AP2/EREBP and B3, both of which are uniquely found in plants...

More Information


  1. Chen L, Lee J, Weber H, Tohge T, Witt S, Roje S, et al. Arabidopsis BPM proteins function as substrate adaptors to a cullin3-based E3 ligase to affect fatty acid metabolism in plants. Plant Cell. 2013;25:2253-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, this work demonstrates a link between fatty acid metabolism and E3 ligase activities in plants and establishes CUL3-based E3 ligases as key regulators in transcriptional processes that involve ERF/AP2 family members. ..
  2. Ikeda M, Ohme Takagi M. A novel group of transcriptional repressors in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Physiol. 2009;50:970-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We demonstrated that factors that contain the R/KLFGV motif, namely, RAV1, RAV2, HsfB1 and HsfB2b, exhibited the repressive activity.
  3. Mittal A, Jiang Y, Ritchie G, Burke J, Rock C. AtRAV1 and AtRAV2 overexpression in cotton increases fiber length differentially under drought stress and delays flowering. Plant Sci. 2015;241:78-95 pubmed publisher
    ..In three years of field trials, we show that AtRAV1 and AtRAV2-overexpressing cotton had ∼5% significantly longer fibers with only marginal decreases in yields ..