Identification of a minimal cis-element and cognate trans-factor(s) required for induction of Rac2 gene expression during K562 cell differentiation.

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Rac2 is a Rho family GTPase that is widely expressed in hematopoietic cells and plays a critical role in host defense. This study investigates the mechanisms responsible for increased Rac2 gene expression during myeloid cell differentiation. Treatment of K562 chronic myelogenous leukemia cells with phorbol-12-myristate-13-acetate (PMA) induces… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2009.04.005

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