Transcription Factor MYC (image) University of Würzburg Share Print E-Mail Caption The transcription factor MYC ensures that cells can produce the proteins necessary for their functions. Or, to put it differently: Only when the gas pump attendant has done its job can the trip begin. Credit Graphic: Research Group Wolf Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.