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A protein (mucoepidermoid carcinoma-translocated 1, transducer of regulated cAMP response element-binding protein 1, TORC1, 634 aa) that activates genes with a cre promoter, e.g. genes for IL-8 and BDNF. A fusion protein made up of exon 1 from MECT1 and exons 2–5 of the MAML2 gene binds CREB and is characteristic of mucoepidermoid carcinoma.

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