Gene regulation: Protein escorts to the transcription ball

J. W. Chin, J. J. Kohler, T. L. Schneider, A. Schepartz

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A new way by which the potency of a eukaryotic transcription factor can be regulated has been discovered, in which nuclear factors increase the concentration of the transcription factor's active form by modulating an otherwise unfavorable equilibrium between monomeric and dimeric forms of the protein.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R929-R932
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 16 1999


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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