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Gene Symbol: VEL1
Description: vernalization5/VIN3-like protein
Alias: VIL2, VIN3-Like 2, vernalization5/VIN3-like, vernalization5/VIN3-like 1, vernalization5/VIN3-like protein
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Sung S, Schmitz R, Amasino R. A PHD finger protein involved in both the vernalization and photoperiod pathways in Arabidopsis. Genes Dev. 2006;20:3244-8 pubmed
    ..In addition, VIL1 regulates FLM independently of VIN3 in a photoperiod-dependent manner. ..
  2. De Lucia F, Crevillen P, Jones A, Greb T, Dean C. A PHD-polycomb repressive complex 2 triggers the epigenetic silencing of FLC during vernalization. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:16831-6 pubmed publisher
    ..homologue], FIE [an ESC homologue], MSI1 [p55 homologue]), and three related PHD finger proteins, VRN5, VIN3, and VEL1. The PHD-PRC2 activity increases H3K27me3 throughout the locus to levels sufficient for stable silencing...
  3. Kim D, Sung S. The Plant Homeo Domain finger protein, VIN3-LIKE 2, is necessary for photoperiod-mediated epigenetic regulation of the floral repressor, MAF5. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:17029-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we show that a Plant Homeo Domain finger-containing protein, VIN3-LIKE 2 (VIL2), is necessary to maintain the epigenetically repressed state of MAF5 and permit more rapid flowering in ..
  4. Derkacheva M, Steinbach Y, Wildhaber T, Mozgov√° I, Mahrez W, Nanni P, et al. Arabidopsis MSI1 connects LHP1 to PRC2 complexes. EMBO J. 2013;32:2073-85 pubmed publisher
    ..The LHP1-MSI1 interaction forms a positive feedback loop to recruit PRC2 to chromatin that carries H3K27me3. Consequently, this can provide a mechanism for the faithful inheritance of local epigenetic information through replication. ..