Genome-wide identification of WRKY, bZIP, SBP, and bHLH transcription factors in kiwifruit (Actinidia spp.) and analysis of some responses to biotic and abiotic stress

Z.B. Jing, Z.D. Liu, C.C. Yao, X. Wang
WRKY, bZIP, SBP and bHLH transcription factors play important roles in various biotic and abiotic stress responses. To date, WRKY, bZIP, SBP and bHLH genes in kiwifruit (Actinidia spp.) remain little understood. In this study, we identified 97 AcWRKY genes, 80 AcbZIP genes, 25 AcSBP genes, and 137 AcbHLH genes in the kiwifruit genome. In this paper, we will give examples based on the WRKY family of expression patterns of their responses to biotic and abiotic stress. The genome-wide identification and characterization of kiwifruit WRKY, bZIP, SBP and bHLH transcription factors may provide insights into evolutionary history and is an useful resource for further functional analyses of kiwifruit.
Jing, Z.B., Liu, Z.D., Yao, C.C. and Wang, X. (2018). Genome-wide identification of WRKY, bZIP, SBP, and bHLH transcription factors in kiwifruit (Actinidia spp.) and analysis of some responses to biotic and abiotic stress. Acta Hortic. 1218, 91-100
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1218.11
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1218.11
kiwifruit, transcription factor, WRKY, bZIP, SBP, bHLH
English

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