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Gene Products, tat

Trans-acting transcription factors produced by retroviruses such as HIV. They are nuclear proteins whose expression is required for viral replication. The tat protein stimulates LONG TERMINAL REPEAT-driven RNA synthesis for both viral regulatory and viral structural proteins. Tat stands for trans-activation of transcription.

Year introduced: 1991(1990)

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.260.755.199, D12.776.930.900.199, D12.776.964.900.750.750, D12.776.964.925.984.400

MeSH Unique ID: D015696

Entry Terms:

  • Gene Product, tat
  • tat Gene Product
  • tat Gene Products
  • tat Protein

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