BMAL1:CLOCK,NPAS2 activates circadian gene expression

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R-HSA-1368108
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Homo sapiens
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As inferred from mouse, BMAL1:CLOCK (ARNTL:CLOCK) and BMAL1:NPAS2 (ARNTL:NPAS2) heterodimers bind to sequence elements (E boxes) in the promoters of target genes and enhance transcription (Gekakis et al. 1998, reviewed in Munoz and Baler 2003).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
12868535 The circadian E-box: when perfect is not good enough Chronobiol Int 2003
9616112 Role of the CLOCK protein in the mammalian circadian mechanism Science 1998
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