Gene Symbol: TCP15
Description: TCP family transcription factor
Alias: AtTCP15, T6C23.11, T6C23_11, TEOSINTE BRANCHED1/CYCLOIDEA/PCF 15, TCP family transcription factor
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Giraud E, Ng S, Carrie C, Duncan O, Low J, Lee C, et al. TCP transcription factors link the regulation of genes encoding mitochondrial proteins with the circadian clock in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell. 2010;22:3921-34 pubmed publisher
    ..TCP2, TCP3, TCP11, and TCP15 were found to interact with different components of the core circadian clock in both yeast two-hybrid and direct ..
  2. Kieffer M, Master V, Waites R, Davies B. TCP14 and TCP15 affect internode length and leaf shape in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2011;68:147-58 pubmed publisher
    ..Reporter gene analysis and use of SRDX fusions suggested that TCP14 and TCP15 modulate cell proliferation in the developing leaf blade and specific floral tissues; a role that was not apparent ..
  3. Kim S, Son G, Bhattacharjee S, Kim H, Nam J, Nguyen P, et al. The Arabidopsis immune adaptor SRFR1 interacts with TCP transcription factors that redundantly contribute to effector-triggered immunity. Plant J. 2014;78:978-89 pubmed publisher
    ..Specific interactions were verified in planta. Although single or double T-DNA mutant tcp8, tcp14 or tcp15 lines were not more susceptible to bacteria expressing AvrRps4, the triple tcp8 tcp14 tcp15 mutant displayed ..
  4. Steiner E, Efroni I, Gopalraj M, Saathoff K, Tseng T, Kieffer M, et al. The Arabidopsis O-linked N-acetylglucosamine transferase SPINDLY interacts with class I TCPs to facilitate cytokinin responses in leaves and flowers. Plant Cell. 2012;24:96-108 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we present evidence that two closely related class I TCP transcription factors, TCP14 and TCP15, act with SPY to promote CK responses...
  5. Lucero L, Uberti Manassero N, Arce A, Colombatti F, Alemano S, Gonzalez D. TCP15 modulates cytokinin and auxin responses during gynoecium development in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2015;84:267-82 pubmed publisher
    We studied the role of Arabidopsis thaliana TCP15, a member of the TEOSINTE BRANCHED1-CYCLOIDEA-PCF (TCP) transcription factor family, in gynoecium development...
  6. Li Z, Li B, Dong A. The Arabidopsis transcription factor AtTCP15 regulates endoreduplication by modulating expression of key cell-cycle genes. Mol Plant. 2012;5:270-80 pubmed publisher that the Arabidopsis TCP (CINCINNATA-like TEOSINTE BRANCHED1-CYCLOIDEA-PCF)-family transcription factor gene AtTCP15 is expressed in trichomes, as well as in rapidly dividing and vascular tissues...
  7. Chen G, Sun J, Liu M, Liu J, Yang W. SPOROCYTELESS is a novel embryophyte-specific transcription repressor that interacts with TPL and TCP proteins in Arabidopsis. J Genet Genomics. 2014;41:617-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, we propose that SPL and SPEARs most likely belong to a novel transcription repressor family in land plants which may play a variety of developmental roles in plants. ..
  8. Peng Y, Chen L, Lu Y, Wu Y, Dumenil J, Zhu Z, et al. The ubiquitin receptors DA1, DAR1, and DAR2 redundantly regulate endoreduplication by modulating the stability of TCP14/15 in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2015;27:649-62 pubmed publisher
    ..DA1, DAR1, and DAR2 physically interact with the transcription factors TCP14 and TCP15, which repress endoreduplication by directly regulating the expression of cell-cycle genes...
  9. Resentini F, Felipo Benavent A, Colombo L, Blázquez M, Alabadi D, Masiero S. TCP14 and TCP15 mediate the promotion of seed germination by gibberellins in Arabidopsis thaliana. Mol Plant. 2015;8:482-5 pubmed publisher

More Information


  1. Steiner E, Livne S, Kobinson Katz T, Tal L, Pri Tal O, Mosquna A, et al. The Putative O-Linked N-Acetylglucosamine Transferase SPINDLY Inhibits Class I TCP Proteolysis to Promote Sensitivity to Cytokinin. Plant Physiol. 2016;171:1485-94 pubmed publisher
    ..We previously showed that SPY interacts physically and functionally with TCP14 and TCP15 to promote CK responses...
  2. Valsecchi I, Guittard Crilat E, Maldiney R, Habricot Y, Lignon S, Lebrun R, et al. The intrinsically disordered C-terminal region of Arabidopsis thaliana TCP8 transcription factor acts both as a transactivation and self-assembly domain. Mol Biosyst. 2013;9:2282-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, many Molecular Recognition Features (MoRFs) were predicted, indicating that TCP8 could interact with several partners to fulfill a fine regulation of transcription in response to various stimuli. ..
  3. Viola I, Camoirano A, Gonzalez D. Redox-Dependent Modulation of Anthocyanin Biosynthesis by the TCP Transcription Factor TCP15 during Exposure to High Light Intensity Conditions in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2016;170:74-85 pubmed publisher
    ..In this work, we describe that the class-I TCP protein TCP15 inhibits anthocyanin accumulation during exposure of plants to high light intensity by modulating the expression ..
  4. Danisman S, van Dijk A, Bimbo A, van der Wal F, Hennig L, de Folter S, et al. Analysis of functional redundancies within the Arabidopsis TCP transcription factor family. J Exp Bot. 2013;64:5673-85 pubmed publisher
    ..Altogether, this work shows the power of combining classical genetic and molecular approaches with bioinformatics predictions to unravel functional redundancies in the TCP transcription factor family...
  5. Davière J, Wild M, Regnault T, Baumberger N, Eisler H, Genschik P, et al. Class I TCP-DELLA interactions in inflorescence shoot apex determine plant height. Curr Biol. 2014;24:1923-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Consistent with this model, the quadruple mutant tcp8 tcp14 tcp15 tcp22 exhibits severe dwarfism and reduced responsiveness to GA action...
  6. Uberti Manassero N, Lucero L, Viola I, Vegetti A, Gonzalez D. The class I protein AtTCP15 modulates plant development through a pathway that overlaps with the one affected by CIN-like TCP proteins. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:809-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Expression of the repressor fusion from the AtTCP15 promoter produces small plants with leaves whose margins progressively curve upwards, starting from the basal ..
  7. Viola I, Güttlein L, Gonzalez D. Redox modulation of plant developmental regulators from the class I TCP transcription factor family. Plant Physiol. 2013;162:1434-47 pubmed publisher
    ..Mutation of Cys-20 in the class I protein TCP15 abolished its redox sensitivity...