Upstream Stimulatory Factors
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Ubiquitously expressed basic HELIX-LOOP-HELIX MOTIF transcription factors. They bind CANNTG sequences in the promoters of a variety of GENES involved in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism.
|Upstream Stimulatory Factors
- Upstream Stimulatory Factors
- USF Transcription Factors
- Helix-Loop-Helix Activator USF
- Helix Loop Helix Activator USF
- USF, Helix-Loop-Helix Activator
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Upstream Stimulatory Factors" by people in Profiles.
Upstream stimulatory factor 1 activates GATA5 expression through an E-box motif. Biochem J. 2012 Aug 15; 446(1):89-98.
The linkage and association of the gene encoding upstream stimulatory factor 1 with type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome in the Chinese population. Diabetologia. 2005 Oct; 48(10):2018-24.
USF-1 and USF-2 trans-repress IL-1beta-induced iNOS transcription in mesangial cells. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2002 Oct; 283(4):C1065-72.