Ethylene-responsive element binding protein

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Ethylene-responsive element binding protein
NMR structure of the GCC-BOX binding domain of EREBP (green) complexed with DNA (brown) based on the PDB 1GCC coordinates.
Symbol EREBP
Entrez 827464
UniProt O80337
AP2 domain
PDB 3gcc EBI.jpg
Structure of the GCC-box binding domain.[1]
Symbol AP2
Pfam PF00847
Pfam clan CL0081
InterPro IPR001471
SCOP 3gcc

Ethylene-responsive element binding protein (EREBP) is a homeobox gene from Arabidopsis thaliana and other plants which encodes a transcription factor.[2] EREBP is responsible in part for mediating the response in plants to the plant hormone ethylene.[3][4]


  1. ^ Allen MD, Yamasaki K, Ohme-Takagi M, Tateno M, Suzuki M (September 1998). "A novel mode of DNA recognition by a beta-sheet revealed by the solution structure of the GCC-box binding domain in complex with DNA". EMBO J. 17 (18): 5484–96. doi:10.1093/emboj/17.18.5484. PMC 1170874. PMID 9736626. 
  2. ^ Riechmann JL, Meyerowitz EM (June 1998). "The AP2/EREBP family of plant transcription factors". Biol. Chem. 379 (6): 633–46. doi:10.1515/bchm.1998.379.6.633. PMID 9687012. 
  3. ^ Ohme-Takagi M, Shinshi H (February 1995). "Ethylene-inducible DNA binding proteins that interact with an ethylene-responsive element". Plant Cell 7 (2): 173–82. doi:10.1105/tpc.7.2.173. PMC 160773. PMID 7756828. 
  4. ^ Büttner M, Singh KB (May 1997). "Arabidopsis thaliana ethylene-responsive element binding protein (AtEBP), an ethylene-inducible, GCC box DNA-binding protein interacts with an ocs element binding protein". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 94 (11): 5961–6. doi:10.1073/pnas.94.11.5961. PMC 20889. PMID 9159183. 

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