Evolutionary Relationship and Structural Characterization of the EPF/EPFL Gene Family

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Takata, Naoki ; Yokota, Kiyonobu ; Ohki, Shinya ; Mori, Masashi ; Taniguchi, Toru ; Kurita, Manabu (2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 8, issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065183, pmc: PMC3670920
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Organismal Evolution | Molecular Cell Biology | Plant Phylogenetics | Signal Transduction | Developmental Biology | Divergent Evolution | Medicine | Forms of Evolution | Plant Evolution | Protein Structure | Plant Physiology | Q | R | Evolutionary Biology | Proteins | Science | Biochemistry | Evolutionary Developmental Biology | Plant Growth and Development | Phylogenetics | Plant Science | Evolutionary Systematics

EPF1-EPF2 and EPFL9/Stomagen act antagonistically in regulating leaf stomatal density. The aim of this study was to elucidate the evolutionary functional divergence of EPF/EPFL family genes. Phylogenetic analyses showed that AtEPFL9/Stomagen-like genes are conserved onl... View more
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