Gene Symbol: SVP
Description: K-box region and MADS-box transcription factor family protein
Alias: AGAMOUS-like 22, AGL22, AT2G22550, F14M13.6, F14M13_6, FAQ1, Flowering Arabidopsis QTL1, SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE, K-box region and MADS-box transcription factor family protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Hartmann U, Hohmann S, Nettesheim K, Wisman E, Saedler H, Huijser P. Molecular cloning of SVP: a negative regulator of the floral transition in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2000;21:351-60 pubmed
    ..The corresponding gene, SVP (SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE), was cloned through transposon tagging and represents a new member of the MADS-box gene family of ..
  2. Gregis V, Sessa A, Colombo L, Kater M. AGL24, SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE, and APETALA1 redundantly control AGAMOUS during early stages of flower development in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2006;18:1373-82 pubmed
    Loss-of-function alleles of AGAMOUS-LIKE24 (AGL24) and SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) revealed that these two similar MADS box genes have opposite functions in controlling the floral transition in Arabidopsis thaliana, with AGL24 ..
  3. Liu C, Zhou J, Bracha Drori K, Yalovsky S, Ito T, Yu H. Specification of Arabidopsis floral meristem identity by repression of flowering time genes. Development. 2007;134:1901-10 pubmed
    ..partly specify their floral identities by directly repressing a group of flowering time genes, including SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP), AGAMOUS-LIKE 24 (AGL24) and SUPPRESSOR OF OVEREXPRESSION OF CO1 (SOC1)...
  4. Tao Z, Shen L, Liu C, Liu L, Yan Y, Yu H. Genome-wide identification of SOC1 and SVP targets during the floral transition in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2012;70:549-61 pubmed publisher
    ..SUPPRESSOR OF OVEREXPRESSION OF CONSTANS 1 (SOC1) and SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP), two key MADS-domain transcription factors, perceive these signals and function as antagonistic ..
  5. Gregis V, Sessa A, Colombo L, Kater M. AGAMOUS-LIKE24 and SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE determine floral meristem identity in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2008;56:891-902 pubmed publisher
    ..We demonstrate in contrast to previous models that AGAMOUS-LIKE 24 (AGL24) and SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) are also floral meristem identity genes since the ap1-10 agl24-2 svp-41 triple mutant continuously ..
  6. Lee J, Yoo S, Park S, Hwang I, Lee J, Ahn J. Role of SVP in the control of flowering time by ambient temperature in Arabidopsis. Genes Dev. 2007;21:397-402 pubmed
    ..Here we demonstrate that Arabidopsis SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) plays an important role in the response of plants to ambient temperature changes...
  7. Gregis V, Sessa A, Dorca Fornell C, Kater M. The Arabidopsis floral meristem identity genes AP1, AGL24 and SVP directly repress class B and C floral homeotic genes. Plant J. 2009;60:626-37 pubmed publisher the expression of genes such as Apetala 1 (AP1), cauliflower (CAL), AGAMOUS-LIKE 24 (AGL24) and short vegetative phase (SVP)...
  8. Fujiwara S, Oda A, Yoshida R, Niinuma K, Miyata K, Tomozoe Y, et al. Circadian clock proteins LHY and CCA1 regulate SVP protein accumulation to control flowering in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2008;20:2960-71 pubmed publisher
    ..the late-flowering phenotype of the lhy;cca1 double mutant under LL was suppressed through mutations in SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP), a MADS box transcription factor...
  9. Jang S, Torti S, Coupland G. Genetic and spatial interactions between FT, TSF and SVP during the early stages of floral induction in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2009;60:614-25 pubmed publisher
    ..of overexpression of constans 1 (SOC1), as well as their repression by the MADS box transcription factor short vegetative phase (SVP). FT is a mobile signal transmitted from the leaf to the meristem to initiate flowering...

More Information


  1. Pelaz S, Gustafson Brown C, Kohalmi S, Crosby W, Yanofsky M. APETALA1 and SEPALLATA3 interact to promote flower development. Plant J. 2001;26:385-94 pubmed
    ..Taken together, these studies suggest that SEP3 interacts with AP1 to promote normal flower development. ..
  2. Li D, Liu C, Shen L, Wu Y, Chen H, Robertson M, et al. A repressor complex governs the integration of flowering signals in Arabidopsis. Dev Cell. 2008;15:110-20 pubmed publisher
    ..We show that the flowering repressor SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) is controlled by the autonomous, thermosensory, and gibberellin pathways, and directly represses ..
  3. Li C, Chen C, Gao L, Yang S, Nguyen V, Shi X, et al. The Arabidopsis SWI2/SNF2 chromatin Remodeler BRAHMA regulates polycomb function during vegetative development and directly activates the flowering repressor gene SVP. PLoS Genet. 2015;11:e1004944 pubmed publisher
    ..The key flowering repressor gene SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) is such a BRM target...
  4. Shen L, Kang Y, Liu L, Yu H. The J-domain protein J3 mediates the integration of flowering signals in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2011;23:499-514 pubmed publisher
    ..b>SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) acts as a key flowering regulator that represses the expression of FT and SOC1...
  5. Marín González E, Matías Hernández L, Aguilar Jaramillo A, Lee J, Ahn J, Suárez López P, et al. SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE Up-Regulates TEMPRANILLO2 Floral Repressor at Low Ambient Temperatures. Plant Physiol. 2015;169:1214-24 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the floral repressor SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) directly regulates TEM2 but not TEM1 expression at 16°C...
  6. Fornara F, Gregis V, Pelucchi N, Colombo L, Kater M. The rice StMADS11-like genes OsMADS22 and OsMADS47 cause floral reversions in Arabidopsis without complementing the svp and agl24 mutants. J Exp Bot. 2008;59:2181-90 pubmed publisher
    ..MADS-box transcription factors have been shown to play pivotal roles during these transition phases. SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) and AGAMOUS LIKE 24 (AGL24) are important regulators both during the transition to flowering and ..
  7. Liu C, Xi W, Shen L, Tan C, Yu H. Regulation of floral patterning by flowering time genes. Dev Cell. 2009;16:711-22 pubmed publisher
    ..expression of class B and C homeotic genes in floral meristems is regulated by three flowering time genes, SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP), SUPPRESSOR OF OVEREXPRESSION OF CONSTANS 1 (SOC1), and AGAMOUS-LIKE 24 (AGL24), through direct ..
  8. Cho H, Kim J, Lee J, Kim W, Jung J, Park C, et al. SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) protein negatively regulates miR172 transcription via direct binding to the pri-miR172a promoter in Arabidopsis. FEBS Lett. 2012;586:2332-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report that SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) protein is a direct transcriptional regulator of miR172...
  9. Mateos J, Madrigal P, Tsuda K, Rawat V, Richter R, Romera Branchat M, et al. Combinatorial activities of SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE and FLOWERING LOCUS C define distinct modes of flowering regulation in Arabidopsis. Genome Biol. 2015;16:31 pubmed publisher
    ..The MADS-box transcription factors (TFs) FLOWERING LOCUS C (FLC) and SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) form a complex to repress the expression of genes that initiate flowering in Arabidopsis...
  10. Yang C, Huang Y, Lin C, Lin Y, Hsu H, Wang C, et al. MicroRNA396-Targeted SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE Is Required to Repress Flowering and Is Related to the Development of Abnormal Flower Symptoms by the Phyllody Symptoms1 Effector. Plant Physiol. 2015;168:1702-16 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, the flowering negative regulator gene SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) was up-regulated in PnWB-infected C...
  11. Lee J, Ryu H, Chung K, Posé D, Kim S, Schmid M, et al. Regulation of temperature-responsive flowering by MADS-box transcription factor repressors. Science. 2013;342:628-32 pubmed publisher
    ..FLM-? interacts with SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP); SVP is degraded at high temperatures, reducing the abundance of the SVP-FLM-? repressor complex and,..
  12. Hu J, Zhou Y, He F, Dong X, Liu L, Coupland G, et al. miR824-Regulated AGAMOUS-LIKE16 Contributes to Flowering Time Repression in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2014;26:2024-2037 pubmed
    ..Further experiments show that AGL16 can interact directly with SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE and indirectly with FLC, two proteins that form a complex to repress expression of FT...
  13. Gregis V, Andres F, Sessa A, Guerra R, Simonini S, Mateos J, et al. Identification of pathways directly regulated by SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE during vegetative and reproductive development in Arabidopsis. Genome Biol. 2013;14:R56 pubmed publisher
    ..The Arabidopsis MADS-box gene SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) is a key regulator of two developmental phases...
  14. Hwan Lee J, Sook Chung K, Kim S, Ahn J. Post-translational regulation of short vegetative phase as a major mechanism for thermoregulation of flowering. Plant Signal Behav. 2014;9:e28193 pubmed
    ..Recent reports revealed that flowering locus M (FLM) and short vegetative phase (SVP) regulate high ambient temperature-responsive flowering through two different mechanisms: degradation ..
  15. Andres F, Porri A, Torti S, Mateos J, Romera Branchat M, García Martínez J, et al. SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE reduces gibberellin biosynthesis at the Arabidopsis shoot apex to regulate the floral transition. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:E2760-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The MADS box transcription factor SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP) is a critical inhibitor of flowering that directly represses transcription of these genes...
  16. M ndez Vigo B, Mart nez Zapater J, Alonso Blanco C. The flowering repressor SVP underlies a novel Arabidopsis thaliana QTL interacting with the genetic background. PLoS Genet. 2013;9:e1003289 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis of an early flowering line carrying a single Fuk introgression identified Flowering Arabidopsis QTL1 (FAQ1)...
  17. Yoshida R, Fekih R, Fujiwara S, Oda A, Miyata K, Tomozoe Y, et al. Possible role of early flowering 3 (ELF3) in clock-dependent floral regulation by short vegetative phase (SVP) in Arabidopsis thaliana. New Phytol. 2009;182:838-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Late flowering of plants with overexpression of short vegetative phase (SVP) was much more pronounced under SDs and enhanced by constans 2 (co-2) under long days (LDs), ..
  18. Balanzá V, Martínez Fernández I, Ferrandiz C. Sequential action of FRUITFULL as a modulator of the activity of the floral regulators SVP and SOC1. J Exp Bot. 2014;65:1193-203 pubmed publisher
    ..involving FUL and other MADS-box factors with well established roles as floral integrators such as SOC1, short vegetative phase (svp) or flowering locus C (FLC)...
  19. Sawa M, Kay S. GIGANTEA directly activates Flowering Locus T in Arabidopsis thaliana. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:11698-703 pubmed publisher
    ..We found that GI can bind to three FT repressors: SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE (SVP), TEMPRANILLO (TEM)1, and TEM2...
  20. Bechtold U, Penfold C, Jenkins D, Legaie R, Moore J, Lawson T, et al. Time-Series Transcriptomics Reveals That AGAMOUS-LIKE22 Affects Primary Metabolism and Developmental Processes in Drought-Stressed Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2016;28:345-66 pubmed publisher
    ..This approach identified AGAMOUS-LIKE22 (AGL22), as key hub gene in a TF GRN...
  21. Yan Y, Shen L, Chen Y, Bao S, Thong Z, Yu H. A MYB-domain protein EFM mediates flowering responses to environmental cues in Arabidopsis. Dev Cell. 2014;30:437-48 pubmed publisher
    ..the effect of ambient temperature on flowering and is directly promoted by another major FT repressor, SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE. EFM interacts with an H3K36me2 demethylase JMJ30, which forms a negative feedback regulatory loop with ..
  22. Fernandez D, Wang C, Zheng Y, Adamczyk B, Singhal R, Hall P, et al. The MADS-Domain Factors AGAMOUS-LIKE15 and AGAMOUS-LIKE18, along with SHORT VEGETATIVE PHASE and AGAMOUS-LIKE24, Are Necessary to Block Floral Gene Expression during the Vegetative Phase. Plant Physiol. 2014;165:1591-1603 pubmed
    ..agl15 agl18 mutations fail to suppress ft mutations but show additive interactions with short vegetative phase (svp) mutations in ft and suppressor of constans1 (soc1) backgrounds...