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Genome Biol. 2004;5(6):226. Epub 2004 May 28.

An overview of the basic helix-loop-helix proteins.

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Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK. S.Jones@sussex.ac.uk

Abstract

The basic helix-loop-helix proteins are dimeric transcription factors that are found in almost all eukaryotes. In animals, they are important regulators of embryonic development, particularly in neurogenesis, myogenesis, heart development and hematopoiesis.

PMID:
15186484
PMCID:
PMC463060
DOI:
10.1186/gb-2004-5-6-226
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