AP-1 (transcription factor)

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In molecular biology, Activator protein 1, AP-1, is a transcription factor composed of dimers of proteins belonging to the c-Fos, c-Jun, ATF and JDP families. AP-1 upregulates transcription of genes containing the TPA response element (TRE; 5'-TGAG/CTCA-3).[1]

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  1. Hess J, Angel P, Schorpp-Kistner M (2004). "AP-1 subunits: quarrel and harmony among siblings". J. Cell. Sci. 117 (Pt 25): 5965–73. doi:10.1242/jcs.01589. PMID 15564374.

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