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Mol Cell. 2001 Nov;8(5):937-46.

Recognition of specific DNA sequences.

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Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA.

Abstract

Proteins that recognize specific DNA sequences play a central role in the regulation of transcription. The tremendous increase in structural information on protein-DNA complexes has uncovered a remarkable structural diversity in DNA binding folds, while at the same time revealing common themes in binding to target sites in the genome.

PMID:
11741530
DOI:
10.1016/s1097-2765(01)00392-6
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