The ubiquitously expressed cellular upstream stimulatory factor (USF) consists of USF-1 and USF-2 polypeptides which independently exhibit site-specific DNA binding and are members of the c-Myc-related family of regulatory factors containing helix-loop-helix domains. USF also contains a leucine repeat that is required for efficient DNA binding. USF was originally identified as an up- stream stimulatory factor that binds the core sequence CACGTG in the adeno- virus late promoter. These findings, together with the demonstration of coop- erative interaction between USF and the initiator-binding protein, TFII-I, raises the possibility of a more general involvement of USF in transcriptional regula- tion. While expression of both USF-1 and USF-2 species is ubiquitous, different ratios of USF homo- and heterodimers are found in different cell types.
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
epithelial cell line derived from an endometrium adenocarcinoma, fetal membranes were collected from women who underwent planned cesarean delivery at term, before labor and without rupture of membranes
Chromatin IP Sequencing
Myers - Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology
Faster ChIP protocol & AMpure XP size selection for ChIP-seq (Myers)