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The rice Os01g0129200 was reported as ZOS1-02 in 2007 [1] by researchers from the India. It is a member of C2H2 transcription factor gene family.

Annotated Information

Gene Symbol

  • Os01g0129200 <=> ZOS1-02


  • The Cys 2/His 2 zinc-finger proteins (ZFPs) constitute one of the largest transcription factor class regulatory protein families in eukaryotes. [1] [2]
  • The classical C2H2 zinc finger domain is involved in a wide range of functions and can bind to DNA, RNA and proteins.
  • Plant Q-type C2H2 zinc finger transcription factors play an important role in plant tolerance to various environmental stresses such as drought, cold, osmotic stress, wounding and mechanical loading.
  • The ZFPs not only interact with DNA or chromatin but their interactions with RNA and other proteins are also well documented in lower as well as higher eukaryotes.

Labs working on this gene

  • Interdisciplinary Centre for Plant Genomics and Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, New Delhi 110021, India
  • Division of Genetics, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012, India
  • Plant Disease Resistance Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, 2-1-2 Kannondai, Tsukuba 305-8602 Ibaraki, Japan


  1. 1.0 1.1 Xu H, Watanabe KA, Zhang L, Shen QJ. WRKY transcription factor genes in wild rice Oryza nivara. DNA Res. 2016 Aug;23(4):311-23. doi: 10.1093/dnares/dsw025. PubMed PMID: 27345721; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4991837.
  2. Englbrecht CC, Schoof H, Böhm S. Conservation, diversification and expansion of C2H2 zinc finger proteins in the Arabidopsis thaliana genome. BMC Genomics. 2004 Jul 5;5(1):39. PubMed PMID: 15236668; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC481060.

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