CEBPA binds MYC gene:E2F1

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R-HSA-9618582
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Reaction [binding]
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Homo sapiens
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CEBPA interacts with E2F1 (Keeshan et al. 2003) bound to the promoter of the MYC gene (Johansen et al. 2001, D'Alo' et al.2003, also inferred from mouse homologs). CEBPA inhibits the transcriptional activation activity of E2F1 and inhibits transcription of MYC. By inhibiting MYC, CEBPA inhibits cell proliferation and promotes differentiation (Johansen et al. 2001, D'Alo' et al. 2003). The N terminus of the p42 isoform of CEBPA is required for interaction with E2F factors (inferred from mouse homologs) and therefore the p30 isoform, which lacks the N terminus, has a reduced ability to inhibit proliferation.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
11340171 c-Myc is a critical target for c/EBPalpha in granulopoiesis

Johansen, LM, Iwama, A, Lodie, TA, Sasaki, K, Felsher, DW, Golub, TR, Tenen, DG

Mol. Cell. Biol. 2001
12702500 Transcription activation function of C/EBPalpha is required for induction of granulocytic differentiation

Keeshan, K, Santilli, G, Corradini, F, Perrotti, D, Calabretta, B

Blood 2003
12869508 The amino terminal and E2F interaction domains are critical for C/EBP alpha-mediated induction of granulopoietic development of hematopoietic cells

D'Alo', F, Johansen, LM, Nelson, EA, Radomska, HS, Evans, EK, Zhang, P, Nerlov, C, Tenen, DG

Blood 2003
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