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The origins of NF-κB

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Twenty-five years after its identification, the transcription factor NF-κB continues to attract intense effort from a large and diverse research community. Ranjan Sen offers a personal account of the discovery of NF-κB.

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I thank J. Sen, D. Baltimore and S. Smale for comments on this perspective. Supported by the Intramural Research Program of the National Institute on Aging.

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  1. Ranjan Sen is in the Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Immunology, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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