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Gene product: myosin essential light chain
Organism: C. intestinalis
Summary of experimentsCi-Tbx6b and Ci-Tbx6c bind to 5'-GWTCACACCT-3' in vitro.

Ci-Tbx6b is necessary for expression at the 110-cell stage and at the tailbud stage, Ci-Tbx6c is only necessary at the 110-cell stage (Yagi 2005)
Activity reported

Ci-Tbx6b regulates Ci-MLC3 in muscle in C. intestinalis (1, 2)

Ci-Tbx6c regulates Ci-MLC3 in muscle in C. intestinalis (1, 2)
Sequences available
ID Gene Description Organism Dataset Dataset ID
s00282 Ci-MLC3 -3000:+200 region of ci0100146710 C. intestinalis JGI 1 ci0100146710
s00283 Ci-MLC3 -3000:+200 region of ci0200210066 C. intestinalis JGI 2 ci0200210066
s00284 Ci-MLC3 -3000:+200 region of ENSCING00000004811 C. intestinalis JGI 2 ENSCING00000004811
  1. Kusakabe T., Yoshida, R., Ikeda, Y., Tsuda, M. (2004). "Computational discovery of DNA motifs associated with cell type-specific gene expression in Ciona." Dev Biol 276:563-580. (PUBMED)
  2. Yagi, K., Takatori, N., Satou, Y., Satoh, N. (2005). "Ci-Tbx6b and Ci-Tbx6c are key mediators of the maternal effect gene Ci-macho1 in muscle cell differentiation in Ciona intestinalis embryos." Dev Biol 282:535-549. (PUBMED)