VEGFA gene expression is inhibited by the TFAP2A homodimer

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R-HSA-8864936
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Homo sapiens
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Binding of TFAP2A (AP-2 alpha) dimer to AP-2 response elements in the VEGFA gene promoter results in repression of VEGFA expression (Ruiz et al. 2004). CITED2, a transcription co-factor of TFAP2A, also represses VEGFA transcription, but the mechanism has not been established (Li et al. 2012).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
14744778 Activator protein 2alpha inhibits tumorigenicity and represses vascular endothelial growth factor transcription in prostate cancer cells

Ruiz, M, Pettaway, C, Song, R, Stoeltzing, O, Ellis, L, Bar-Eli, M

Cancer Res. 2004
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