Table 1

List of candidate transcription factors surveyed in this study

Transcription Factor

Symbol

OMIM1 #

TESS2 # (mice)

Opsin(s) affected

Ref(s)


Activator Protein 1

AP-1

165160

T00032

SWS1

[37]

Cone-rod homeobox-protein

CRX/OTX

602225

T03461

SWS2

[41]

Nuclear Factor kappa B

NFκB

164011

T00588

SWS1

[37]

Photoreceptor-specific nuclear receptor

PNR

604485

T03723*

SWS

[39]

Retinoic Acid Receptor α

RARα

180240

T01327

SWS1

[35]

Retinoic Acid Receptor β

RARβ

180220

T01328

SWS1

[35]

Retinoic Acid Receptor γ

RARγ

180190

T01329

SWS1

[35]

Retinoid X Receptor α

RXRα

180245

T01331

-

-

Retinoid X Receptor β

RXRβ

180246

T01332

-

-

Retinoid X Receptor γ

RXRγ

180247

T01333

SWS

[40]

Thyroid Hormone Receptor α

THRα

190120

T01173

SWS1

[36]

Thyroid Hormone Receptor β

THRβ

190160

T00851*

SWS1, RH2

[36,38]


1 Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/omim webcite)

2 Transcription Element Search System (http://www.cbil.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/tess/tess webcite)

* TESS # for human sequences

O'Quin et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:120   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-120

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