PlantRegMap/PlantTFDB v5.0
Plant Transcription Factor Database
Actinidia chinensis
Nin-like Family
Species TF ID Description
Achn019631Nin-like family protein
Achn045931Nin-like family protein
Achn046361Nin-like family protein
Achn046371Nin-like family protein
Achn046381Nin-like family protein
Achn076051Nin-like family protein
Achn094971Nin-like family protein
Achn138351Nin-like family protein
Achn177831Nin-like family protein
Achn177841Nin-like family protein
Achn177851Nin-like family protein
Achn184391Nin-like family protein
Achn237771Nin-like family protein
Achn272111Nin-like family protein
Achn273861Nin-like family protein
Achn273871Nin-like family protein
Achn273891Nin-like family protein
Achn273911Nin-like family protein
Achn273921Nin-like family protein
Achn280691Nin-like family protein
Achn336751Nin-like family protein
Achn343181Nin-like family protein
Achn375941Nin-like family protein
Achn385891Nin-like family protein
Nin-like Family Introduction

Nodule inception initially relies on cell competence in a narrow infection zone located just behind the growing root tip. Older nodules then regulate the number of nodules on a root system by suppressing the development of nodule primordia. Nin (for nodule inception) is required for the formation of infection threads and the initiation of primordia. NIN protein has regional similarity to transcription factors, and the predicted DNA-binding/dimerization domain identifies and typifies a consensus motif conserved in plant proteins with a function in nitrogen-controlled development.

The nitrogen regulation of nodule organogenesis and Chlamydomonas gametogenesis together with the conserved domain embedding the RWP-RK motif of NIN and Mid indicate that this domain is involved in the regulation of genes controlled by nitrogen status. Because the conserved domain was found only in proteins from algae and higher plants, this class of regulator proteins probably evolved after the common ancestor of algae and plants diverged from the other eukaryotes.

Schauser L, Roussis A, Stiller J, Stougaard J.
A plant regulator controlling development of symbiotic root nodules
Nature. 1999 Nov 11;402(6758):191-5.
PMID: 10647012