Negative regulation of c-myc transcription involves myc family proteins. Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract Expression of the c-myc gene is suppressed in NIH 3T3 mouse fibroblast cells infected with recombinant retroviruses expressing high levels of v-myc (10-fold greater than those of c-myc). Suppression of steady state levels of c-myc mRNA occurred at least in part at the level of transcription from c-myc promoters P1 and P2, and involved v-myc protein since cells infected with constructs containing frameshifts and deletions in v-myc had normal levels of c-myc mRNA and protein. Suppression of c-myc expression was also observed …

publication date

  • January 1, 1988