Gene Symbol: TCP20
Description: TEOSINTE BRANCHED 1, cycloidea, PCF (TCP)-domain family protein 20
Alias: ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA TEOSINTE BRANCHED 1, AT-TCP20, ATTCP20, CYCLOIDEA, PCF (TCP)-DOMAIN FAMILY PROTEIN 20, PCF (TCP)-domain family protein 20, PCF1, TEOSINTE BRANCHED 1, cycloidea, TEOSINTE BRANCHED 1, cycloidea, PCF (TCP)-domain family protein 20
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Danisman S, van der Wal F, Dhondt S, Waites R, de Folter S, Bimbo A, et al. Arabidopsis class I and class II TCP transcription factors regulate jasmonic acid metabolism and leaf development antagonistically. Plant Physiol. 2012;159:1511-23 pubmed publisher
    TEOSINTE BRANCHED1/CYCLOIDEA/PROLIFERATING CELL FACTOR1 (TCP) transcription factors control developmental processes in plants...
  2. Zhu P, Wang Y, Qin N, Wang F, Wang J, Deng X, et al. Arabidopsis small nucleolar RNA monitors the efficient pre-rRNA processing during ribosome biogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113:11967-11972 pubmed
    ..Overall, our study reveals the vital and possibly conserved role of a snoRNA in monitoring the efficiency of pre-rRNA processing during ribosome biogenesis. ..
  3. Tremousaygue D, Garnier L, Bardet C, Dabos P, Herve C, Lescure B. Internal telomeric repeats and 'TCP domain' protein-binding sites co-operate to regulate gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana cycling cells. Plant J. 2003;33:957-66 pubmed
    ..present in Arabidopsis crude cell extract and can bind a transcription factor, At-TCP20, from the Teosinte branched 1, Cycloidea, PCF (TCP)-domain protein family...
  4. Li C, Potuschak T, COLON CARMONA A, Gutierrez R, Doerner P. Arabidopsis TCP20 links regulation of growth and cell division control pathways. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005;102:12978-83 pubmed
    ..shape in aerial organs, are regulated by the balance of positively and negatively acting teosinte-branched, cycloidea, PCNA factor (TCP) genes in the distal meristem boundary zone where cells become mitotically quiescent before ..
  5. Herve C, Dabos P, Bardet C, Jauneau A, Auriac M, Ramboer A, et al. In vivo interference with AtTCP20 function induces severe plant growth alterations and deregulates the expression of many genes important for development. Plant Physiol. 2009;149:1462-77 pubmed publisher
    b>AtTCP20 is a transcription factor belonging to the Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) TCP-P subfamily, characterized by its capacity to bind to site II motifs (TGGGCY). Our aim was to understand the role of AtTCP20 in plant development...
  6. 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
    Analyses of the functions of TEOSINTE-LIKE1, CYCLOIDEA, and PROLIFERATING CELL FACTOR1 (TCP) transcription factors have been hampered by functional redundancy between its individual members...
  7. 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
    ..factor prey library by yeast two-hybrid assay and isolated six class I members of the TEOSINTE BRANCHED1/CYCLOIDEA/PCF (TCP) transcription factor family. Specific interactions were verified in planta...
  8. Wang X, Gao J, Zhu Z, Dong X, Wang X, Ren G, et al. TCP transcription factors are critical for the coordinated regulation of isochorismate synthase 1 expression in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 2015;82:151-62 pubmed publisher
    ..28 (WRKY28), NAC (NAM/ATAF1,ATAF2/CUC2) family transcription factor 019 (NAC019), as well as among TCP8, TCP9 and TCP20, suggesting a complex coordinated regulatory mechanism underlying ICS1 expression...
  9. Guan P, Ripoll J, Wang R, Vuong L, Bailey Steinitz L, Ye D, et al. Interacting TCP and NLP transcription factors control plant responses to nitrate availability. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017;114:2419-2424 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report that teosinte branched1/cycloidea/proliferating cell factor1-20 (TCP20) and NIN-like protein (NLP) transcription factors NLP6 and NLP7, which act ..

More Information


  1. Andriankaja M, Danisman S, Mignolet Spruyt L, Claeys H, Kochanke I, Vermeersch M, et al. Transcriptional coordination between leaf cell differentiation and chloroplast development established by TCP20 and the subgroup Ib bHLH transcription factors. Plant Mol Biol. 2014;85:233-45 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, we provide evidence for a mechanism whereby the transcriptional regulators SAC51 and TCP20 antagonistically regulate the expression of these four subgroup Ib bHLH genes...
  2. 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
    ..Altogether, we conclude that GA-regulated DELLA-TCP interactions in inflorescence shoot apex provide a novel mechanism to control plant height. ..
  3. Guan P, Wang R, Nacry P, Breton G, Kay S, Pruneda Paz J, et al. Nitrate foraging by Arabidopsis roots is mediated by the transcription factor TCP20 through the systemic signaling pathway. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:15267-72 pubmed publisher
    ..transcription factors in the yeast one-hybrid system, the transcription factor gene TEOSINTE BRANCHED1/CYCLOIDEA/PROLIFERATING CELL FACTOR1-20 (TCP20) was identified...
  4. 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. ..