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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2019-02-27 17:29 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2019-06-19 19:15 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2019-06-19 19:15 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Phytochrome A
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
Donor organism
Donor organism
Avena sativa - Oat, AVESA
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Biological function
PHYTOCHROME A is a photoreceptor responsible for response to red/far-red light.

The protein is important in the de-etiolation of seedlings during emergence, preventing excessive elongation growth, sensing degree of shade, and perception of daylength. It has also been implicated in flowering time regulation and gene regulation in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology

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