Official Full Name
mediator complex subunit 27
The activation of gene transcription is a multistep process that is triggered by factors that recognize transcriptional enhancer sites in DNA. These factors work with co-activators to direct transcriptional initiation by the RNA polymerase II apparatus. The protein encoded by this gene is a subunit of the CRSP (cofactor required for SP1 activation) complex, which, along with TFIID, is required for efficient activation by SP1. This protein is also a component of other multisubunit complexes e.g. thyroid hormone receptor-(TR-) associated proteins which interact with TR and facilitate TR function on DNA templates in conjunction with initiation factors and cofactors.
MED27; mediator complex subunit 27; cofactor required for Sp1 transcriptional activation, subunit 8, 34kDa , CRSP8; mediator of RNA polymerase II transcription subunit 27; CRSP34; TRAP37; CRSP complex subunit 8; p37 TRAP/SMCC/PC2 subunit; transcriptional; transcriptional coactivator CRSP34; cofactor required for Sp1 transcriptional activation, subunit 8, 34kDa; CRSP8; CRAP34; FLJ42238; MGC11274; zgc:66302