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date: 09 August 2020


A Dictionary of Biomedicine

John Lackie

, Brian NationBrian Nation

A family of transcription factors (CCAAT-box enhancer binding proteins) that promote the expression of proteins involved in a range of cellular activities including the control of cellular proliferation, growth, and differentiation and have a role in the development and maintenance of metabolically important processes including adipocyte differentiation. They form homo- or heterodimers that bind to the CCAAT box motif in DNA and then recruit coactivators.... ...

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