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Third-party-funded project

Title:
NF-AT Transcription Factors as Regulators of Apotosis and Cancerogenesis of peripheral T Cells

Project management at the University of Würzburg:

Participating scientists:

Abstract:
NF-AT Transcription Factors control the apoptosis and - possibly - also the cancerogenesis of lymphocytes. By (1.) ectopic expression of individual NF-AT proteins after retroviral infection of T cells, (2.) the creation of conditional NF-ATc1 k.o. mice and, finally, (3.) the analysis of NF-AT expression in human lymphomas we want to study the molecular mechanisms involved in the control of apoptosis (and cancerogenesis) of lymphocytes.

Key words:
    NF-AT Transcription Factors
    Apoptosis
    Lymphomas

Projekt period: from 01.2000 to 12.2003

Funding institution:
DFG ( FOR 303/TP A2 ) ,Granting date: 06.11.2000

Preceding project:
DFG-FOR 303 A2-1

Publications: