Gene Symbol: SPL8
Description: squamosa promoter binding protein-like 8
Alias: squamosa promoter binding protein-like 8, squamosa promoter binding protein-like 8
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Unte U, Sorensen A, Pesaresi P, Gandikota M, Leister D, Saedler H, et al. SPL8, an SBP-box gene that affects pollen sac development in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2003;15:1009-19 pubmed
    ..For one of these genes, SPL8, we isolated three independent transposon-tagged mutants, all of which exhibited a strong reduction in fertility...
  2. Wang J, Schwab R, Czech B, Mica E, Weigel D. Dual effects of miR156-targeted SPL genes and CYP78A5/KLUH on plastochron length and organ size in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell. 2008;20:1231-43 pubmed publisher
  3. Xing S, Salinas M, Höhmann S, Berndtgen R, Huijser P. miR156-targeted and nontargeted SBP-box transcription factors act in concert to secure male fertility in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2010;22:3935-50 pubmed publisher
    The SBP-box transcription factor SQUAMOSA PROMOTER BINDING PROTEIN-LIKE8 (SPL8) is required for proper development of sporogenic tissues in Arabidopsis thaliana...
  4. Smaczniak C, Immink R, Muiño J, Blanvillain R, Busscher M, Busscher Lange J, et al. Characterization of MADS-domain transcription factor complexes in Arabidopsis flower development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:1560-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, members of other transcription factor families were identified as interaction partners of floral MADS-domain proteins suggesting various specific combinatorial modes of action. ..
  5. Xing S, Salinas M, Garcia Molina A, Höhmann S, Berndtgen R, Huijser P. SPL8 and miR156-targeted SPL genes redundantly regulate Arabidopsis gynoecium differential patterning. Plant J. 2013;75:566-77 pubmed publisher
    b>SPL8 and miR156-targeted SPL genes are known to play an essential role in Arabidopsis anther development...