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activator protein

A protein that stimulates the expression of a gene.
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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.
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.
Concentrations of an activator protein for sphingolipid hydrolysis in liver and brain samples from patients with lysosomal storage diseases.
NF-[kappa]B is known to interact with a large number of other transcription factors, including activator protein 1.
Growth of malignant cells could be regulated by various leptin-induced second messengers like STAT3 (signal transducers and activators of transcription 3), AP-1 (transcription activator protein 1), MAPK (mitogen-activated protein kinase) and ERKs (extracellular signal-regulated kinases).
Luteolin also interacts with a bacterial receptor, nodulation D (NodD) transcriptional activator protein, and induces transcription of bacterial nod genes.