John J Rushton

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In the rat homologue of the mouse Q/TL region, grc-G/C, a TL-like gene (RT1.N) has been identified recently. This paper reports on a Q-like gene, designated RT1.0, that maps in the same region. It contains a 5' untranslated region (UT), signal peptide, alpha 3 domain, transmembrane region, cytoplasmic domain (three exons) and 3'UT region. Comparison with(More)
The A-Myb and c-Myb transcription factors share a highly conserved DNA-binding domain and activate the same promoters in reporter gene assays. However, the two proteins have distinct biological activities, and expressing them individually in human cells leads to the activation of distinct sets of endogenous genes, suggesting that each protein has a unique(More)
The c-Myb, A-Myb and B-Myb transcription factors have nearly identical DNA-binding domains, activate the same reporter gene constructs in animal cells, but have different biological roles. The Myb proteins are often coexpressed in the same cells, raising questions about whether they activate similar or distinct gene expression profiles, and whether they(More)
A simian virus 40 (SV40) T-antigen mutant containing only the N-terminal 136 amino acids, able to bind to Rb and p300 but not p53, partially inhibited p53-mediated transcription without affecting the ability of p53 to bind DNA. These results suggest that SV40 T antigen can regulate p53-mediated transcription either directly through protein-protein(More)
The vertebrate A-Myb, B-Myb, and c-Myb proteins comprise a family of related transcription factors that share a highly conserved DNA binding domain. Although all three proteins are capable of binding the same sites in DNA, they have distinct, but overlapping patterns of expression and are presumed to be regulated independently. Here we show that the(More)
The CD4 molecule is subject to complex regulation during T cell differentiation and activation. The elements regulating CD4 gene expression have only partially been defined. In this report, we identified a promoter element located in the first intron of the CD4 gene. This promoter preferentially functions in T cell lines and is preferentially active in(More)
The retinoblastoma tumor suppressor protein has been shown to bind directly and inhibit a transcriptionally-important amino-terminal kinase domain of TATA-binding protein-associated factor TAFII250. Cyclin D1 also is able to associate with the amino terminus of TAFII250 in a region very similar to or overlapping the Rb-binding site. In this study, we have(More)
The TATA-binding protein-associated factor TAF(II)250, the largest subunit of TFIID, was first identified as the cell cycle regulatory protein CCG1. The ts13 Syrian hamster ovary fibroblast cell line, which contains a temperature-sensitive point mutation in TAF(II)250/CCG1, is arrested in G1 following a shift to the nonpermissive temperature. Here we(More)
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