Complex of proteins responsible for identifying any gene on the chromosome which determine when, where and how much the gene is expressed. TFs bind to the promoter of the gene. There are over 60 families of essentially structurally unrelated transcription factors described in plants. NAC, ERF and WRKY are important in plant-microbe interactions.
Adapted from: Tronsmo, A.M., Collinge, D.B., Djurle, A., Munk, L., Yuen, J. and. Tronsmo, A. 2020 Plant pathology and plant diseases. CABI, Wallingford.
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