Nuclear factor I (NF-I) is a family of closely related transcription factors. They constitutively bind as dimers to specific sequences of DNA with high affinity.[1] Family members contain an unusual DNA binding domain that binds to the recognition sequence 5'-TTGGCXXXXXGCCAA-3'.[2]

Subtypes include:


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  2. ^ Walter F. Boron (2003). Medical Physiology: A Cellular And Molecular Approaoch. Elsevier/Saunders. pp. 125–126. ISBN 1-4160-2328-3.