CEBPA

(redirected from CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein alpha)

CEBPA

A gene on chromosome 19q13.1 that encodes a transcription factor which binds as a homodimer to various promoters and enhancers, and as a heterodimer to CEBP-beta and CEBP-gamma. CEBP-alpha also interacts with CDK2 and CDK4, inhibiting them and causing growth arrest.