Gene Symbol: TT16
Description: K-box region and MADS-box transcription factor family protein
Alias: ABS, AGAMOUS-like 32, AGL32, ARABIDOPSIS BSISTER, MKD15.12, MKD15_12, TRANSPARENT TESTA16, K-box region and MADS-box transcription factor family protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Mizzotti C, Mendes M, Caporali E, Schnittger A, Kater M, Battaglia R, et al. The MADS box genes SEEDSTICK and ARABIDOPSIS Bsister play a maternal role in fertilization and seed development. Plant J. 2012;70:409-20 pubmed publisher
    ..In the arabidopsis bsister (abs) mutant, the endothelium, which is the most inner cell layer of the integuments that surround the ..
  2. Nesi N, Debeaujon I, Jond C, Stewart A, Jenkins G, Caboche M, et al. The TRANSPARENT TESTA16 locus encodes the ARABIDOPSIS BSISTER MADS domain protein and is required for proper development and pigmentation of the seed coat. Plant Cell. 2002;14:2463-79 pubmed Arabidopsis led to the isolation of three allelic yellow-seeded mutants, which defined the novel TRANSPARENT TESTA16 (TT16) locus...
  3. Kaufmann K, Anfang N, Saedler H, Theissen G. Mutant analysis, protein-protein interactions and subcellular localization of the Arabidopsis B sister (ABS) protein. Mol Genet Genomics. 2005;274:103-18 pubmed
    ..However, investigation of the first loss-of-function mutant for a B(sister) gene (ABS/TT16 from Arabidopsis) revealed only a weak phenotype affecting endothelium formation...
  4. Erdmann R, Gramzow L, Melzer R, Theissen G, Becker A. GORDITA (AGL63) is a young paralog of the Arabidopsis thaliana B(sister) MADS box gene ABS (TT16) that has undergone neofunctionalization. Plant J. 2010;63:914-24 pubmed publisher
    ..The loss-of-function phenotype of the A. thaliana B(sister) gene ABS is mild: mutants show reduced seed coloration and defects in endothelium development...
  5. Ehlers K, Bhide A, Tekleyohans D, Wittkop B, Snowdon R, Becker A. The MADS Box Genes ABS, SHP1, and SHP2 Are Essential for the Coordination of Cell Divisions in Ovule and Seed Coat Development and for Endosperm Formation in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS ONE. 2016;11:e0165075 pubmed publisher
    ..The MADS box gene ARABIDOPSIS BSISTER (ABS or TT16) is required, together with SEEDSTICK (STK) for the formation of endothelium, part of the seed ..
  6. Xu W, Bobet S, Le Gourrierec J, Grain D, De Vos D, Berger A, et al. TRANSPARENT TESTA 16 and 15 act through different mechanisms to control proanthocyanidin accumulation in Arabidopsis testa. J Exp Bot. 2017;68:2859-2870 pubmed publisher
    ..Interestingly tt16 and tt15 mutants display a very similar flavonoid profiles and patterns of PA accumulation...
  7. Coen O, Fiume E, Xu W, De Vos D, Lu J, Pechoux C, et al. Developmental patterning of the sub-epidermal integument cell layer in Arabidopsis seeds. Development. 2017;144:1490-1497 pubmed publisher
    ..This work demonstrates the different responses of epidermal and sub-epidermal integument cell layers to fertilization. ..
  8. de Folter S, Shchennikova A, Franken J, Busscher M, Baskar R, Grossniklaus U, et al. A Bsister MADS-box gene involved in ovule and seed development in petunia and Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2006;47:934-46 pubmed
    ..An fbp24 knock-down line appeared to closely resemble the Arabidopsis B(s) mutant abs and a detailed and comparative analysis led to the conclusion that both FBP24 and ABS are necessary to determine ..