CDK7 gene is a member of the cyclin-dependent protein kinase family that is important regulators of cell cycle progression (1). CDK7 forms a trimeric complex with cyclin H and MAT1, which functions as a CDK-activating kinase (CAK). CDK7 is an essential component of the transcription factor TFIIH that is involved in transcription initiation and DNA repair. CDK7 is thought to serve as a direct link between the regulation of transcription and the cell cycle (2).
CDK7: CAK1, STK1, CDKN7, p39MO15
1. Fisher, R. P.;A novel cyclin associates with MO15/CDK7 to form the CDK-activating kinase. Cell 78: 713-724, 1994.
2. Larochelle, S. Requirements for Cdk7 in the assembly of Cdk1/cyclin B and activation of Cdk2 revealed by chemical genetics in human cells. Molec. Cell 25: 839-850, 2007.
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