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TATA-Box Binding Protein

"TATA-Box Binding Protein" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A general transcription factor that plays a major role in the activation of eukaryotic genes transcribed by RNA POLYMERASES. It binds specifically to the TATA BOX promoter element, which lies close to the position of transcription initiation in RNA transcribed by RNA POLYMERASE II. Although considered a principal component of TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR TFIID it also takes part in general transcription factor complexes involved in RNA POLYMERASE I and RNA POLYMERASE III transcription.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "TATA-Box Binding Protein" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "TATA-Box Binding Protein" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 85 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 1994 and 1999
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