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1992). , 1988). While the regulatory role of this motif in gene expression is still uncertain, it seems unlikely that it is specific to ABA or VPl regulation. To summarize, there would not appear to be a single cis-acting element that is specific to ABA or VPl regulated gene expression. Em and Cl appear to require different combinations of regulatory sequences and may activated by different mechanisms. This difference in mechanism may contribute to the strikingly different interaction seen between VPl trans-activation and ABA regulation of these two genes.