Day 358 (22q12.3-22q13.2): EP300, a gene activator

Day 358 has 136 protein-coding genes (browser view) including EP300 (E1A binding protein p300).

EP300 is an important regulatory protein similar to CEBPA which we saw on┬áDay 343 (19p11-19q13.11): a bZIP transcription factor. It is an example of a gene that’s named simply for the weight of its protein: all that was known about it as first was that it was about 300 kilodaltons.

Click here to see all 8469744 letters of Day 358 with EP300 underlined.

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