Adenovirus Transcription

  • Phillip A. Sharp
Part of the The Viruses book series (VIRS)


The emphasis in this chapter is on the regulation and kinetics of adenovirus transcription. Recent references have been selected to provide readers with starting points to explore the background literature. A more complete treatment of earlier work on the subject can be found in Tooze (1980). Two excellent recent reviews on the topic are Flint (1982) and Ziff (1980).


Transcription Unit Early Region Viral Promoter Adenovirus Type Promoter Site 
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  • Phillip A. Sharp
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  1. 1.Center for Cancer Research and Department of BiologyMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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