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Plant Transcription Factor Database (PlantTFDB) provides a comprehensive, high-quality resource of plant transcription factors (TFs), regulatory elements and interactions between them. In the latest version, It contains 320 370 TFs, classified into 58 families, from 165 species. Abundant functional and evolutionary annotations (e.g., GO, functional description, binding motifs, cis-element, regulation, references, orthologous groups and phylogenetic tree, etc.) are provided for identified TFs. In addition, multiple online tools are set up for TF identification, regulation prediction and functional enrichment analyses.

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PlantTFDB 4.0: toward a central hub for transcription factors and regulatory interactions in plants

Jinpu Jin, Feng Tian, De-Chang Yang, Yu-Qi Meng, Lei Kong, Jingchu Luo and Ge Gao
Nucleic Acids Research 2016

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An Arabidopsis Transcriptional Regulatory Map Reveals Distinct Functional and Evolutionary Features of Novel Transcription Factors

Jinpu Jin, Kun He, Xing Tang, Zhe Li, Le Lv, Yi Zhao, Jingchu Luo and Ge Gao
Molecular Biology and Evolution 2015

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PlantTFDB 3.0: a portal for the functional and evolutionary study of plant transcription factors

Jinpu Jin, He Zhang, Lei Kong, Ge Gao and Jingchu Luo
Nucleic Acids Research 2014

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  • 1470330 (National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Beijing, China)

  • 2006AA02Z334 (China High-Tech Program, Beijing, China)

  • 2009FY120100 (National Basic Research Program of China, Beijing, China)

  • 2011CBA01102 (National Basic Research Program of China, Beijing, China)

  • 2012AA020409 (China High-Tech Program, Beijing, China)

  • 31071160 (National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Beijing, China)

  • 31171242 (National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Beijing, China)