Sunday, January 29, 2006

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entry Q01371 [WC1_NEUCR] White collar 1 protein

May function as a transcription factor involved in light regulation. Binds and affects blue light regulation of the AL-3 gene. WC1 and WC2 proteins interact via homologous PAS domains, bind to promoters of light regulated genes such as FRQ, and activate transcription.