Hematopoietic transcriptional regulation by the myeloid zinc finger gene, MZF-1

Robert A Hromas, B. Davis, F. J. Rauscher, M. Klemsz, D. Tenen, S. Hoffman, Dawei Xu, J. F. Morris

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Abstract

Transcriptional regulators control much of hematopoiesis. One such transcriptional regulator is the myeloid zinc finger gene MZF-1. MZF-1 has been localized to the telomere of chromosome 19q, where a large number of related zinc finger genes reside. It has been found to be essential in granulopoiesis. It is a bi-functional transcriptional regulator, repressing transcription in non-hematopoietic cells, and activating transcription in cells of hematopoietic origins. Its consensus DNA binding site has been isolated, and sites in several promoters of myeloid-specific genes, such as CD34, lactoferrin, and myeloperoxidase, have been defined. In co-transfection experiments MZF-1 has been found to regulate transcription from the CD34 promoter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)158-164
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Topics in Microbiology and Immunology
Volume211
StatePublished - Dec 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

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Zinc Fingers
Genes
Lactoferrin
Telomere
Hematopoiesis
Peroxidase
Transfection
Chromosomes
Binding Sites
DNA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology (medical)

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Hromas, R. A., Davis, B., Rauscher, F. J., Klemsz, M., Tenen, D., Hoffman, S., ... Morris, J. F. (1996). Hematopoietic transcriptional regulation by the myeloid zinc finger gene, MZF-1. Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology, 211, 158-164.

Hematopoietic transcriptional regulation by the myeloid zinc finger gene, MZF-1. / Hromas, Robert A; Davis, B.; Rauscher, F. J.; Klemsz, M.; Tenen, D.; Hoffman, S.; Xu, Dawei; Morris, J. F.

In: Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology, Vol. 211, 01.12.1996, p. 158-164.

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Hromas, RA, Davis, B, Rauscher, FJ, Klemsz, M, Tenen, D, Hoffman, S, Xu, D & Morris, JF 1996, 'Hematopoietic transcriptional regulation by the myeloid zinc finger gene, MZF-1', Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology, vol. 211, pp. 158-164.
Hromas, Robert A ; Davis, B. ; Rauscher, F. J. ; Klemsz, M. ; Tenen, D. ; Hoffman, S. ; Xu, Dawei ; Morris, J. F. / Hematopoietic transcriptional regulation by the myeloid zinc finger gene, MZF-1. In: Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology. 1996 ; Vol. 211. pp. 158-164.
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