Elk-1
Gene-regulating protein found in lung and testis. Binds to DNA at purine-rich sites. Substrate for MAP kinases; once phosphorylated forms complex with other transcription factors, binds to the serum response element (SRE) and induces transcription of fos.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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