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CGSNL Gene Symbol WRKY53
Gene Symbol Synonym OsWRKY53, WRKY-53
Gene Name Synonym Rice WRKY gene53
Allele oswrky53, wrky53, Cr-oswrky53
Chromosome No. 5
Explanation BK005056. WRKY61 in Zhang and Wang (2005) and in Berri et al. (2009). WRKY51 in Wu et al. (2005) and Sun et al. 2014. XB21 interacting protein (XB21IP). the target of miRNA novel-0586-5p (Fang et al. 2017). GO:1900459: positive regulation of brassinosteroid mediated signaling pathway. GO:1903276: regulation of sodium ion export across plasma membrane. GO:1901001: negative regulation of response to salt stress.
Trait Class Vegetative organ - Leaf
Seed - Morphological traits
Seed - Morphological traits - Grain shape
Tolerance and resistance - Disease resistance
Tolerance and resistance - Insect resistance
Tolerance and resistance - Stress tolerance
Character as QTL - Plant growth activity
cDNA Accession No. AK121190
MSU ID LOC_Os05g27730.1
RAP ID Os05g0343400
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Xu J., Wang C., Wang F., Liu Y., Li M., Wang H., Zheng Y., Zhao K., Ji Z.
Plant Biotechnol. J. 2023   
pwl1, a G-type lectin receptor-like kinase, positively regulates leaf senescence and heat tolerance but negatively regulates resistance to Xanthomonas oryzae in rice.
Jia Q., Zhang X., Liu Q., Li J., Wang W., Ma X., Zhu B., Li S., Gong S., Tian J., Yuan M., Zhao Y., Zhou D.X.
Genome Biol. 2023  24(1)  198
A DNA adenine demethylase impairs PRC2-mediated repression of genes marked by a specific chromatin signature.
Yang Y., Zhang Y., Zhang L., Zhou Z., Zhang J., Yang J., Gao X., Chen R., Huang Z., Xu Z., Li L.
Int J Mol Sci 2023  24(10) 
Isolation of <i>Bacillus siamensis</i> B-612, a Strain That Is Resistant to Rice blast disease and an Investigation of the Mechanisms Responsible for Suppressing Rice Blast Fungus.
Yu J., Zhu C., Xuan W., An H., Tian Y., Wang B., Chi W., Chen G., Ge Y., Li J., Dai Z., Liu Y., Sun Z., Xu D., Wang C., Wan J.
Nat Commun 2023  14(1)  3550
Genome-wide association studies identify OsWRKY53 as a key regulator of salt tolerance in rice.
Li J., Chen Y., Zhang R., Wu B., Xiao G.
Plant Signal Behav 2023  18(1)  2292844
Expression identification of three <i>OsWRKY</i> genes in response to abiotic stress and hormone treatments in rice.
Mei E., Tang J., He M., Liu Z., Tian X., Bu Q.
Int J Mol Sci 2022  23(22) 
OsMKKK70 Negatively Regulates cold tolerance at Booting Stage in Rice.
Hao Z., Tian J., Fang H., Fang L., Xu X., He F., Li S., Xie W., Du Q., You X., Wang D., Chen Q., Wang R., Zuo S., Yuan M., Wang G.L., Xia L., Ning Y.
Cell Rep 2022  40(7)  111235
A VQ-motif-containing protein fine-tunes rice immunity and growth by a hierarchical regulatory mechanism.
Yang X., Gu X., Ding J., Yao L., Gao X., Zhang M., Meng Q., Wei S., Fu J.
BMC Genomics 2022  23(1)  278
Gene expression analysis of resistant and susceptible rice cultivars to sheath blight after inoculation with Rhizoctonia solani.
Tian X., He M., Mei E., Zhang B., Tang J., Xu M., Liu J., Li X., Wang Z., Tang W., Guan Q., Bu Q.
Plant Cell 2021   
WRKY53 Integrates Classic Brassinosteroid Signaling and the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Pathway to Regulate Rice Architecture and seed size.
R A O Yuchun, J I A O Ran, W A N G Sheng, W U Xianmei, Y E Hanfei, P A N Chenyang, L I Sanfeng, Dedong X., Z H O U Weiyong, D A I Gaoxing, H U Juan, R E N Deyong, W A N G Yuexing
Rice (N Y) 2021  14(1)  34
SPL36 Encodes a Receptor-like Protein Kinase that Regulates Programmed Cell Death and Defense Responses in Rice.
Ye M., Kuai P., Chen S., Lin N., Ye M., Hu L., Lou Y.
Int J Mol Sci 2021  22(22) 
Silencing a Simple extracellular leucine-rich repeat Gene <i>OsI-BAK1</i> Enhances the Resistance of Rice to Brown Planthopper <i>Nilaparvata lugens</i>.
Viana V.E., Carlos da Maia L., Busanello C., Pegoraro C., Costa de Oliveira A.
Plant Biol (Stuttg) 2021  23 Suppl 1  100-112
When rice gets the chills: comparative transcriptome profiling at germination shows WRKY transcription factor responses.
Han R., He X., Pan X., Shi Q., Wu Z.
Rice (N Y) 2020  13(1)  16
Enhancing xanthine dehydrogenase activity is an effective way to delay leaf senescence and increase rice yield.
Dong Z., Li W., Liu J., Li L., Pan S., Liu S., Gao J., Liu L., Liu X., Wang G.L., Dai L.
Sci Rep 2019  9(1)  5408
The Rice Phosphate Transporter Protein OsPT8 Regulates disease resistance and Plant Growth.
Gong P., Luo Y., Huang F., Chen Y., Zhao C., Wu X., Li K., Yang X., Cheng F., Xiang X., Wu C., Pan G.
Plant Mol. Biol. 2019  100(1-2)  133-149
Disruption of a Upf1-like helicase-encoding gene OsPLS2 triggers light-dependent premature leaf senescence in rice.
Hu L., Ye M., Kuai P., Ye M., Erb M., Lou Y.
New Phytol. 2018  219(3)  1097-1111
OsLRR-RLK1, an early responsive leucine-rich repeat receptor-like kinase, initiates rice defense responses against a chewing herbivore.
Yuenyong W., Chinpongpanich A., Comai L., Chadchawan S., Buaboocha T.
BMC Plant Biol. 2018  18(1)  335
Downstream components of the calmodulin signaling pathway in the rice salt stress response revealed by transcriptome profiling and target identification.
Wang T., Zou T., He Z., Yuan G., Luo T., Zhu J., Liang Y., Deng Q., Wang S., Zheng A., Liu H., Wang L., Li P., Li S.
J Integr Plant Biol 2018   
GRAIN LENGTH AND AWN 1 negatively regulates grain size in rice.
Tian X., Li X., Zhou W., Ren Y., Wang Z., Liu Z., Tang J., Tong H., Fang J., Bu Q.
Plant Physiol. 2017  175(3)  1337-1349
Transcription Factor OsWRKY53 Positively Regulates Brassinosteroid Signaling and Plant Architecture.
Caddell D.F., Park C.J., Thomas N.C., Canlas P.E., Ronald P.C.
Rice (N Y) 2017  10(1)  23
Silencing of the Rice Gene LRR1 Compromises Rice XA21 transcript Accumulation and XA21-Mediated Immunity.
Fang C., Zhang P., Jian X., Chen W., Lin H., Li Y., Lin W.
Plant Sci. 2017  262  115-126
Overexpression of Lsi1 in cold-sensitive rice mediates transcriptional regulatory networks and enhances resistance to chilling stress.
Yang X., Gong P., Li K., Huang F., Cheng F., Pan G.
J. Exp. Bot. 2016  67(9)  2761-76
A single cytosine deletion in the OsPLS1 gene encoding vacuolar-type H+-ATPase subunit A1 leads to premature leaf senescence and seed dormancy in rice.
Yang Y.W., Chen H.C., Jen W.F., Liu L.Y., Chang M.C.
PLoS ONE 2015  10(7)  e0131391
Comparative Transcriptome Analysis of Shoots and Roots of TNG67 and TCN1 Rice Seedlings under Cold Stress and Following Subsequent Recovery: Insights into Metabolic Pathways, Phytohormones, and Transcription Factors.
Sun L.J.a, Huang L.b, Li D.Y.b, Zhang H.J.b, Song F.M.b
Zhiwu Shengli Xuebao/Plant Physiology Journal 2014  50  1651-1658
Comprehensive expression analysis suggests overlapping of rice OsWRKY transcription factor genes during abiotic stress responses
Yoo S.J., Kim S.H., Kim M.J., Ryu C.M., Kim Y.C., Cho B.H., Yang K.Y.
Plant Pathol. J. 2014  30(2)  168-77
Involvement of the OsMKK4-OsMPK1 Cascade and its Downstream Transcription Factor OsWRKY53 in the Wounding Response in Rice.
Chujo T., Miyamoto K., Ogawa S., Masuda Y., Shimizu T., Kishi-Kaboshi M., Takahashi A., Nishizawa Y., Minami E., Nojiri H., Yamane H., Okada K.
PLoS ONE 2014  9(6)  e98737
Overexpression of phosphomimic mutated OsWRKY53 leads to enhanced blast resistance in rice.
Ye M., Song Y., Long J., Wang R., Baerson S.R., Pan Z., Zhu-Salzman K., Xie J., Cai K., Luo S., Zeng R.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2013  110(38)  E3631-9
Priming of jasmonate-mediated antiherbivore defense responses in rice by silicon.
Ding B., Bellizzi Mdel R., Ning Y., Meyers B.C., Wang G.L.
Plant Cell 2012  24(9)  3783-94
HDT701, a histone H4 deacetylase, negatively regulates plant innate immunity by modulating histone H4 acetylation of defense-related genes in rice.
Rice WRKY Working Group
Rice (N Y) 2012  5  3
Nomenclature report on rice WRKYs. -Conflict regarding gene names and its solution
Berri S,Abbruscato P,Faivre-Rampant O,Brasileiro AC,Fumasoni I,Satoh K,Kikuchi S,Mizzi L,Morandini P,Pe ME,Piffanelli P
BMC Plant Biol 2009  9  120
Characterization of WRKY co-regulatory networks in rice and Arabidopsis.
Christian A. Ross Yue Liu Qingxi J. Shen
Journal of integrative plant biology 2007  49(6)  827-842
The WRKY Gene Family in Rice (Oryza sativa)
Chujo,T., Takai,R., Akimoto-Tomiyama,C., Ando,S., Minami,E., Nagamura,Y., Kaku,H., Shibuya,N., Yasuda,M., Nakashita,H., Umemura,K., Okada,A., Okada,K., Nojiri,H. and Yamane,H.
Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2007  1769(7-8)  497-505
Involvement of the elicitor-induced gene OsWRKY53 in the expression of defense-related genes in rice
Ryu,H.S., Han,M., Lee,S.K., Cho,J.I., Ryoo,N., Heu,S., Lee,Y.H., Bhoo,S.H., Wang,G.L., Hahn,T.R. and Jeon,J.S.
Plant Cell Rep. 2006  25(8)  836-847
A comprehensive expression analysis of the WRKY gene superfamily in rice plants during defense response.
Zhang Y., Wang L.
BMC evolutionary biology 2005  5  1
The WRKY transcription factor superfamily: its origin in eukaryotes and expansion in plants.
Kun-Lu Wu, Ze-Jian Guo, Hai-Hua Wang, Li J.
DNA research : an international journal for rapid publication of reports on genes and genomes 2005  12(1)  9-26
The WRKY family of transcription factors in rice and Arabidopsis and their origins.
Xie Z, Zhang ZL, Zou X, Huang J, Ruas P, Thompson D, Shen QJ.
Plant Physiol. 2005  137 (1)  176-189
Annotations and Functional Analyses of the Rice WRKY Gene Superfamily Reveal Positive and Negative Regulators of Abscisic Acid Signaling in Aleurone Cells
Zhang,Z.L., Xie,Z., Zou,X., Casaretto,J., Ho,T.H. and Shen,Q.J.
Plant Physiol. 2004  134 (4)  1500-1513
A Rice WRKY Gene Encodes a Transcriptional Repressor of the Gibberellin Signaling Pathway in Aleurone Cells
Qiu,Y., Jing,S., Fu,J., Li,L. and Yu,D.
Chin. Sci. Bull. 2004  49  2159-2168
Cloning and analysis of expression profile of 13 WRKY genes in rice
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DB Reference
Gramene ID -
Gene Ontology response to gibberellin stimulus( GO:0009739 )
response to salicylic acid stimulus( GO:0009751 )
response to jasmonic acid stimulus( GO:0009753 )
response to abscisic acid stimulus( GO:0009737 )
response to absence of light( GO:0009646 )
sodium ion homeostasis( GO:0055078 )
metal ion homeostasis( GO:0055065 )
response to symbiotic bacterium( GO:0009609 )
response to molecule of bacterial origin( GO:0002237 )
nucleus( GO:0005634 )
positive regulation of defense response( GO:0031349 )
unidimensional cell growth( GO:0009826 )
regulation of cell proliferation( GO:0042127 )
response to water deprivation( GO:0009414 )
transcription factor activity( GO:0003700 )
defense response( GO:0006952 )
response to wounding( GO:0009611 )
sequence-specific DNA binding( GO:0043565 )
defense response to fungus( GO:0050832 )
response to heat( GO:0009408 )
response to cold( GO:0009409 )
response to salt stress( GO:0009651 )
response to brassinosteroid stimulus( GO:0009741 )
brassinosteroid mediated signaling( GO:0009742 )
defense response to insect( GO:0002213 )
response to herbivore( GO:0080027 )
Trait Ontology blast disease( TO:0000074 )
drought tolerance( TO:0000276 )
cold tolerance( TO:0000303 )
heat tolerance( TO:0000259 )
salt tolerance( TO:0006001 )
leaf angle( TO:0000206 )
grain size( TO:0000397 )
seed size( TO:0000391 )
brassinosteroid sensitivity( TO:0002677 )
stem borer resistance( TO:0000454 )
brown planthopper resistance( TO:0000424 )
sheath blight disease resistance( TO:0000255 )
growth and development trait( TO:0000357 )
grain length( TO:0000734 )
light intensity sensitivity( TO:0000460 )
abscisic acid sensitivity( TO:0000615 )
jasmonic acid sensitivity( TO:0000172 )
gibberellic acid sensitivity( TO:0000166 )
Plant Ontology leaf( PO:0025034 )
leaf sheath( PO:0020104 )
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May 29, 2024