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Sci. STKE, 30 January 2007
Vol. 2007, Issue 371, p. pe5
[DOI: 10.1126/stke.3712007pe5]


Split Personality of Transcription Factors Inside and Outside the Nuclear Border

José R. Naranjo* and Britt Mellström

Centro Nacional de Biotecnología, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, Spain.

Abstract: Growing evidence indicates that transcription factors may have functions entirely distinct from the regulation of gene transcription. Here we describe three transcription factors that, when outside the nucleus, regulate calcium homeostasis by three independent but convergent mechanisms.

*Corresponding author. E-mail: naranjo{at}

Citation: J. R. Naranjo, B. Mellström, Split Personality of Transcription Factors Inside and Outside the Nuclear Border. Sci. STKE 2007, pe5 (2007).

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Ca2+-Operated Transcriptional Networks: Molecular Mechanisms and In Vivo Models.
B. Mellstrom, M. Savignac, R. Gomez-Villafuertes, and J. R. Naranjo (2008)
Physiol Rev 88, 421-449
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