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Transcription Factor AP-1

"Transcription Factor AP-1" 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 multiprotein complex composed of the products of c-jun and c-fos proto-oncogenes. These proteins must dimerize in order to bind to the AP-1 recognition site, also known as the TPA-responsive element (TRE). AP-1 controls both basal and inducible transcription of several genes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Transcription Factor AP-1" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Transcription Factor AP-1" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 241 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2002
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.