Octamer transcription factor

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An octamer transcription factor is a transcription factor which binds to the "ATTTGCAT" sequence.[1]

Examples include:


  1. ^ Petryniak B, Staudt LM, Postema CE, McCormack WT, Thompson CB (1990). "Characterization of chicken octamer-binding proteins demonstrates that POU domain-containing homeobox transcription factors have been highly conserved during vertebrate evolution". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 87 (3): 1099–103. doi:10.1073/pnas.87.3.1099. PMC 53418. PMID 1967834.

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