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activator protein

A protein that stimulates the expression of a gene.
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In the case of the sporulation network, a sensor protein recognizes environmental threats and alerts an activator protein that controls sporulation.
GM2 gangliosidosis, AB variant, is a rare form of GM2 gangliosidosis resulting from a lack of GM2 activator protein, it is associated with autosomal recessive mutations in GM2A.
Demel et al., "Frequent expression of the B-cell-specific activator protein in Reed- Sternberg cells of classical Hodgkin's disease provides further evidence for its Bcell origin," Blood, vol.
Furuichi, "[Ca.sup.2+]-dependent activator protein for secretion 2 and autistic-like phenotypes," Neuroscience Research, vol.
NF[kappa]B: nuclear factor-kappa B; STAT3: signal transducer and activator of transcription 3; AP-1: activator protein 1; Ac: acetyl group; Ub: ubiquitin.
A host of transcription factors has been implicated in control of epidermal differentiation and function, including activator protein 1 (AP1), AP2, Sp1, POU domain proteins, and CCAAT enhancer binding proteins [7].
We also explore the recent literature on the molecular mechanisms of curcumin mediated alterations in gene expression mediated via activator protein 1 (AP-1)/nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-kappaB) signalling in chondrocytes, osteoblasts and synovial fibroblasts.
ATP-binding cassette transporter Al gene transcription is downregulated by activator protein 2[alpha].
ToxT, an AraC-like activator protein, directly activates transcription of the ctxAB, tcpABQCRDSTEF, tcpI, tagA orf23 mop tagD, aldA, acfD and acfA operons (7) (Fig.
A low-molecular compound that inhibits an activator protein 1 (AP-1), T-5224 alleviates inflammation and joint destruction so it is expected to be used as a basic remedy for RA.
The lnxI regulatory protein is responsible for induction of the homoserine lactone-signaling molecule ("auto-inducer"), which, at a critical concentration threshold, triggers the luxR transcriptional activator protein in the colony of bacteria that is responsible for transcription of to luciferase and thus bioluminescence.
Irene Weber continued her investigation of the catabolite gene activator protein that she had started during her postdoctoral studies with Dr.