cyclic AMP-responsive element binding protein

cyclic AMP-responsive element binding protein

[¦sī·klik ¦ā¦em¦pē ri¦spän·ṡiv ¦el·ə·mənt ¦bīnd·iŋ ′prō‚tēn]
(cell and molecular biology)
A deoxyribonucleic acid-binding transcription factor that becomes modified in response to an extracellular signal. Abbreviated CREB.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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