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Table 1 Putative cis-acting regulatory elements identified in the promoter sequence of BpMYC4 using the PlantCARE database

From: Cloning and expression of BpMYC4 and BpbHLH9 genes and the role of BpbHLH9 in triterpenoid synthesis in birch

Cis element Position Sequence Function of site
5’UTR Py-rich stretch +458 TTTCTTCTCT cis-acting element conferring high transcription levels
ABRE +773 CGCACGTGTC cis-acting element involved in abscisic acid response
ATGCAAAT motif −540 ATACAAAT cis-acting regulatory element associated with the TGAGTCA motif
CAAT-box −65, −54, +265, +829,
+137, +669, −409,
−831, −66, −555, +287,
−830, +219, +828, +538
CAATT,
CAAAT,
CAAT,
CCAAT
common cis-acting element in promoter and enhancer regions
G-Box −376, −775, −376, +843,
−775
CACGTT,
CACGTC
cis-acting regulatory element involved in light response
GCN4_motif −321 TGTGTCA cis-regulatory element involved in endosperm expression
HSE −478, −677, −676 AGAAAATTCG,
AAAAAATTTC
cis-acting element involved in heat stress response
MBS −599 TAACTG MYB binding site involved in drought-inducibility
Sp1 +49, −642, −629, −661 CC(G/A)CCC, GGGCGG light-responsive element
TATA-box −35, +37, +39, +40, +41, +43, +157, −210, −211, −212, −213, +214, −223, +238, −241, +251, −252, +253, +278, +296, −299, −346, +348, +349, +350, +351, −503, −532, −541, −543, −545, +655, +762, +793, +798, −801 TATATAAATC, TCTATATATT, TATATATA, ATATAT, TATA,TTTTA, TATAAAAT, TATAAAA, TATAAA,TATAA, TATACA core promoter element located next to −30 of transcription start
TC-rich repeats +156, −886 ATTTTCTTCA, GTTTTCTTAC cis-acting element involved in defense and stress response
TGG-motif −619 GGTTGCCA part of a light-responsive element
circadian −432 CAANNNNATC cis-acting regulatory element involved in circadian control