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Mesh term POU Domain Factors

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DNA-Binding Proteins
Transcription Factors


A family of transcription factors characterized by the presence of a bipartite DNA-binding domain known as the POU domain. The POU domain contains two subdomains, a POU-specific domain and a POU-homeodomain. The POU domain was originally identified as a region of approximately 150 amino acids shared between the Pit-1, Oct-1, Oct-2, and Unc-86 transcription factors.

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Octamer Transcription Factors
Transcription Factor Brn-3
Transcription Factor Pit-1

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