LEC1

Summary

Gene Symbol: LEC1
Description: Histone superfamily protein
Alias: AtLEC1, EMB 212, EMB212, EMBRYO DEFECTIVE 212, LEAFY COTYLEDON 1, NF-YB9, NUCLEAR FACTOR Y, SUBUNIT B9, T26F17.20, T26F17_20
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. ncbi LEAFY COTYLEDON1 controls seed storage protein genes through its regulation of FUSCA3 and ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE3
    Yasuaki Kagaya
    Life Science Research Center, Mie University, Tsu, 514 8507 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:399-406. 2005
  2. ncbi Arabidopsis LEAFY COTYLEDON1 is sufficient to induce embryo development in vegetative cells
    T Lotan
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Cell 93:1195-205. 1998
  3. ncbi Leafy cotyledon genes are essential for induction of somatic embryogenesis of Arabidopsis
    Malgorzata D Gaj
    Department of Genetics, University of Silesia, 40 032, Katowice, Poland
    Planta 222:977-88. 2005
  4. pmc CONSTANS and the CCAAT box binding complex share a functionally important domain and interact to regulate flowering of Arabidopsis
    Stephan Wenkel
    Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, D 50829 Cologne, Germany
    Plant Cell 18:2971-84. 2006
  5. pmc Repression of the LEAFY COTYLEDON 1/B3 regulatory network in plant embryo development by VP1/ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE 3-LIKE B3 genes
    Masaharu Suzuki
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Plant Physiol 143:902-11. 2007
  6. pmc The GCR1, GPA1, PRN1, NF-Y signal chain mediates both blue light and abscisic acid responses in Arabidopsis
    Katherine M Warpeha
    Laboratory for Molecular Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Plant Physiol 143:1590-600. 2007
  7. pmc LEAFY COTYLEDON1 is a key regulator of fatty acid biosynthesis in Arabidopsis
    Jinye Mu
    State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics and National Plant Gene Research Center, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    Plant Physiol 148:1042-54. 2008
  8. doi Arabidopsis NF-YB subunits LEC1 and LEC1-LIKE activate transcription by interacting with seed-specific ABRE-binding factors
    Akiko Yamamoto
    Bioscience and Biotechnology Center, Nagoya University, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Plant J 58:843-56. 2009
  9. doi Elongation-related functions of LEAFY COTYLEDON1 during the development of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Astrid Junker
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Corrensstraße 3, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant J 71:427-42. 2012
  10. pmc Interactions and CCAAT-binding of Arabidopsis thaliana NF-Y subunits
    Valentina Calvenzani
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e42902. 2012

Scientific Experts

  • Astrid Junker
  • Masaharu Suzuki
  • Malgorzata D Gaj
  • Roderick W Kumimoto
  • Akiko Yamamoto
  • Andrew Schneider
  • Mingkun Huang
  • Yasuaki Kagaya
  • Shuanghe Cao
  • Haiyan Jia
  • Ben F Holt
  • Roberto Mantovani
  • Nerina Gnesutta
  • Valentina Calvenzani
  • Jinye Mu
  • Katherine M Warpeha
  • Tsukaho Hattori
  • Ryoko Toyoshima
  • Stephan Wenkel
  • Lenwood S Heath
  • Abraham J Koo
  • Ruth Grene
  • Haitham Elmarakeby
  • Delasa Aghamirzaie
  • Arati N Poudel
  • Eva Collakova
  • Yilong Hu
  • Xingliang Hou
  • Xu Liu
  • Yuge Li
  • Donald R McCarty
  • Alessandra M Calogero
  • Krystal K Gayler
  • Jan R Risinger
  • Chamindika L Siriwardana
  • Nicholas Siefers
  • Mariangela Lorenzo
  • Chiara Tonelli
  • Barbara Testoni
  • Katia Petroni
  • Giuliana Gusmaroli
  • Michiko Kagaya
  • Shin Takeda
  • Fuyou Fu
  • Helin Tan
  • Jian Zhang
  • Tai Wang
  • Xiaohui Yang
  • Xiu Jie Wang
  • Yan Liang
  • Kang Chong
  • Qi Zheng
  • Jianru Zuo
  • Jennifer Yeh
  • Julia Adamiak
  • Snehali Upadhyay
  • Mary Beth Anderson
  • Yevgeniya R Lapik
  • Lon S Kaufman
  • Samuel I Hawkins
  • T Lotan
  • Lionel Gissot
  • Franziska Turck
  • José Le Gourrierec
  • George Coupland
  • Alon Samach
  • Kamy Singer
  • Rie Okuda
  • Haruko Usui
  • J J Harada
  • K M Yee
  • M A West
  • R Lo
  • K Yamagishi
  • R W Kwong
  • R B Goldberg
  • R L Fischer
  • M Ohto

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi LEAFY COTYLEDON1 controls seed storage protein genes through its regulation of FUSCA3 and ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE3
    Yasuaki Kagaya
    Life Science Research Center, Mie University, Tsu, 514 8507 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:399-406. 2005
    Arabidopsis ABSCISIC ACID INSENSEITIVE3 (ABI3), FUSCA3 (FUS3) and LEAFY COTYLEDON1 (LEC1) encode key transcription factors that control seed maturation events, including seed storage protein (SSP) accumulation...
  2. ncbi Arabidopsis LEAFY COTYLEDON1 is sufficient to induce embryo development in vegetative cells
    T Lotan
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Cell 93:1195-205. 1998
    The Arabidopsis LEAFY COTYLEDON1 (LEC1) gene is required for the specification of cotyledon identity and the completion of embryo maturation...
  3. ncbi Leafy cotyledon genes are essential for induction of somatic embryogenesis of Arabidopsis
    Malgorzata D Gaj
    Department of Genetics, University of Silesia, 40 032, Katowice, Poland
    Planta 222:977-88. 2005
    The capacity for somatic embryogenesis was studied in lec1, lec2 and fus3 mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh...
  4. pmc CONSTANS and the CCAAT box binding complex share a functionally important domain and interact to regulate flowering of Arabidopsis
    Stephan Wenkel
    Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, D 50829 Cologne, Germany
    Plant Cell 18:2971-84. 2006
    ..During plant evolution, the number of genes encoding HAP proteins was greatly amplified, and these proteins may have acquired novel functions, such as mediating the effect of CCT domain proteins on gene expression...
  5. pmc Repression of the LEAFY COTYLEDON 1/B3 regulatory network in plant embryo development by VP1/ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE 3-LIKE B3 genes
    Masaharu Suzuki
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Plant Physiol 143:902-11. 2007
    Plant embryo development is regulated by a network of transcription factors that include LEAFY COTYLEDON 1 (LEC1), LEC1-LIKE (L1L), and B3 domain factors, LEAFY COTYLEDON 2 (LEC2), FUSCA3 (FUS3), and ABSCISIC ACID INSENSITIVE 3 (ABI3) of ..
  6. pmc The GCR1, GPA1, PRN1, NF-Y signal chain mediates both blue light and abscisic acid responses in Arabidopsis
    Katherine M Warpeha
    Laboratory for Molecular Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60607, USA
    Plant Physiol 143:1590-600. 2007
    ..Pirin1 (PRN1; one of four members of an iron-containing subgroup of the cupin superfamily), and a nuclear factor Y heterotrimer comprised of A5, B9, and possibly C9...
  7. pmc LEAFY COTYLEDON1 is a key regulator of fatty acid biosynthesis in Arabidopsis
    Jinye Mu
    State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics and National Plant Gene Research Center, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    Plant Physiol 148:1042-54. 2008
    ..Here, we show that overexpression of the Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) LEAFY COTYLEDON1 (LEC1) gene causes globally increased expression of fatty acid biosynthetic genes, which are involved in key reactions of ..
  8. doi Arabidopsis NF-YB subunits LEC1 and LEC1-LIKE activate transcription by interacting with seed-specific ABRE-binding factors
    Akiko Yamamoto
    Bioscience and Biotechnology Center, Nagoya University, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Plant J 58:843-56. 2009
    b>LEAFY COTYLEDON 1 (LEC1) plays vital roles in the regulation of seed maturation in Arabidopsis. LEC1 encodes a homolog of yeast HAP3 or mammalian NF-YB/CBF-A subunit of trimeric CCAAT binding factor (CBF)...
  9. doi Elongation-related functions of LEAFY COTYLEDON1 during the development of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Astrid Junker
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Corrensstraße 3, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant J 71:427-42. 2012
    The transcription factor LEAFY COTYLEDON1 (LEC1) controls aspects of early embryogenesis and seed maturation in Arabidopsis thaliana...
  10. pmc Interactions and CCAAT-binding of Arabidopsis thaliana NF-Y subunits
    Valentina Calvenzani
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e42902. 2012
    ..We previously identified a large NF-Y gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana, composed of 29 members, and characterized their expression patterns in various plant tissues...
  11. pmc Multifunctionality of the LEC1 transcription factor during plant development
    Astrid Junker
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research IPK, Gatersleben, Germany
    Plant Signal Behav 7:1718-20. 2012
    b>LEC1 acts as a key regulator of embryogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana, but is involved in a wide range of functions, all the way from embryo morphogenesis to seed maturation...
  12. pmc A distal CCAAT/NUCLEAR FACTOR Y complex promotes chromatin looping at the FLOWERING LOCUS T promoter and regulates the timing of flowering in Arabidopsis
    Shuanghe Cao
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019
    Plant Cell 26:1009-17. 2014
    ..Additionally, we show that NUCLEAR FACTOR Y (NF-Y) binds a CCAAT box in the distal enhancer element and that CCAAT disruption dramatically reduces FT ..
  13. pmc Regulation of the seed to seedling developmental phase transition by the LAFL and VAL transcription factor networks
    Haiyan Jia
    Horticultural Sciences Department, Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol 3:135-45. 2014
    ..The AFL B3 factors together with LEC1-type HAP3 transcription factors promote embryo maturation; whereas the VAL B3 factors repress the LEC1/AFL (LAFL) ..
  14. pmc Arabidopsis LEAFY COTYLEDON1 Mediates Postembryonic Development via Interacting with PHYTOCHROME-INTERACTING FACTOR4
    Mingkun Huang
    Key Laboratory of South China Agricultural Plant Molecular Analysis and Genetic Improvement, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510650, China University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
    Plant Cell 27:3099-111. 2015
    ..Recent studies suggest LEAFY COTYLEDON1 (LEC1), initially identified as a central regulator in embryogenesis and seed maturation in Arabidopsis thaliana, plays a ..
  15. doi Potential targets of VIVIPAROUS1/ABI3-LIKE1 (VAL1) repression in developing Arabidopsis thaliana embryos
    Andrew Schneider
    Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 24061, USA
    Plant J 85:305-19. 2016
    ..Seed development and metabolism are positively regulated by transcription factors belonging to the LAFL (LEC1, AB13, FUSCA3 and LEC2) regulatory network...
  16. pmc NUCLEAR FACTOR Y transcription factors have both opposing and additive roles in ABA-mediated seed germination
    Roderick W Kumimoto
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e59481. 2013
    In the model organism Arabidopsis thaliana the heterotrimeric transcription factor NUCLEAR FACTOR Y (NF-Y) has been shown to play multiple roles in facilitating plant growth and development...