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Table 2 Summary of the number of WRKY proteins in diverse plant species

From: Genome-wide analysis of the WRKY gene family in the cucumber genome and transcriptome-wide identification of WRKY transcription factors that respond to biotic and abiotic stresses

Species Name Total Group NG References
I IIa IIb IIc IId IIe III
Ananas comosus AcWRKY 54 12 2 7 13 7 5 8 0 [22]
Arabidopsis thaliana AtWRKY 72 13 4 7 18 7 9 14 0 [16]
Brachypodium distachyon BdWRKY 86 15 3 6 21 6 10 23 2 [57]
Brassica napus BnWRKY 300 78 11 34 55 28 30 51 13 [47]
Cucumis sative CsWRKY 61 14 3 5 17 7 8 7 0 This study
Glycine max GmWRKY 188 32 14 33 42 21 20 26 0 [48]
Gossypium raimondii GrWRKY 112 20 7 16 26 16 13 14 0 [58]
Gossypium arboreum GaWRKY 109 19 7 16 26 14 13 14 0 [58]
Hordeum vulgare HvWRKY 45 8 4 1 11 5 3 13 0 [59]
Manihot esculenta MeWRKY 85 17 5 14 20 8 9 12 0 [60]
Musa acuminate MusaWRKY 153 14 7 11 15 15 13 6 72 [61]
Oryza sativa OsWRKY 103a 15 4 8 15 7 11 36 0 [17]
Populus trichocarpa PtrWRKY 100 22 5 9 27 13 13 10 1 [62]
Pyrus bretschneideri PbrWRKY 103 17 6 10 24 15 16 15 0 [63]
Ricinus communis RcWRKY 47 9 3 10 12 3 5 5 0 [64]
Sesamum indicum SiWRKY 71 12 4 11 18 7 8 7 4 [65]
Solanum lycopersicum SlWRKY 81 15 5 8 16 6 17 11 3 [19]
Solanum tuberosum StWRKY 82 14 6 5 16 15 12 14 0 [66]
Triticum aestivum TaWRKY 160 20 16 3 34 17 11 57 2 [51]
Vitis vinifera VvWRKY 72 15 5 7 22 8 8 7 0 [67]
Zea mays ZmWRKY 120b 15 6 8 22 13 16 30 0 [18]
  1. a98 WRKY genes in japonica and 102 in indica rice. bother 10 ZmWRKY genes were classied in Group II. NG no group