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Descriptor English: Transcription Factors
Descriptor Spanish: Factores de Transcripción
Descriptor Portuguese: Fatores de Transcrição
Descriptor French: Facteurs de transcription
Entry term(s): Factor, Transcription
Factors, Transcription
Transcription Factor
Tree number(s): D12.776.930
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014157
Scope note: Endogenous substances, usually proteins, which are effective in the initiation, stimulation, or termination of the genetic transcription process.
Annotation: in genetic transcription; /biosyn /physiol permitted; regulatory proteins go here or under REPRESSOR PROTEINS or VIRAL REGULATORY PROTEINS
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Bacterial Proteins (1973-1976)
Proteins (1966-1976)
Transcription, Genetic (1973-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 77
History Note: 77
Related: Trans-Activators MeSH
DeCS ID: 14549
Unique ID: D014157
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/16
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Transcription Factors - Preferred
Concept UI M0021788
Scope note Endogenous substances, usually proteins, which are effective in the initiation, stimulation, or termination of the genetic transcription process.
Preferred term Transcription Factors
Entry term(s) Factor, Transcription
Factors, Transcription
Transcription Factor



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