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Regulatory factor X, 3 (influences HLA class II expression)
Identifiers
Symbols RFX3; MGC87155; bA32F11.1
External IDs OMIM601337 MGI106582 HomoloGene7917 GeneCards: RFX3 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 5991 19726
Ensembl ENSG00000080298 ENSMUSG00000040929
UniProt P48380 P48381
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_002919 XM_001001257
RefSeq (protein) NP_002910 XP_001001257
Location (UCSC) Chr 9:
3.21 - 3.52 Mb
Chr 19:
27.83 - 28.08 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Transcription factor RFX3 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the RFX3 gene.[1][2]

This gene is a member of the regulatory factor X gene family, which encodes transcription factors that contain a highly-conserved winged helix DNA binding domain. The protein encoded by this gene is structurally related to regulatory factors X1, X2, X4, and X5. It is a transcriptional activator that can bind DNA as a monomer or as a heterodimer with other RFX family members. Two transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been described for this gene, and at least one of the variants utilizes alternative polyadenylation signals.[2]

References

Further reading

  • Emery P, Durand B, Mach B, Reith W (1996). "RFX proteins, a novel family of DNA binding proteins conserved in the eukaryotic kingdom.". Nucleic Acids Res. 24 (5): 803–7. doi:10.1093/nar/24.5.803. PMID 8600444.  
  • Iwama A, Pan J, Zhang P, et al. (1999). "Dimeric RFX proteins contribute to the activity and lineage specificity of the interleukin-5 receptor alpha promoter through activation and repression domains.". Mol. Cell. Biol. 19 (6): 3940–50. PMID 10330134.  
  • Morotomi-Yano K, Yano K, Saito H, et al. (2002). "Human regulatory factor X 4 (RFX4) is a testis-specific dimeric DNA-binding protein that cooperates with other human RFX members.". J. Biol. Chem. 277 (1): 836–42. doi:10.1074/jbc.M108638200. PMID 11682486.  
  • Nakayama A, Murakami H, Maeyama N, et al. (2003). "Role for RFX transcription factors in non-neuronal cell-specific inactivation of the microtubule-associated protein MAP1A promoter.". J. Biol. Chem. 278 (1): 233–40. doi:10.1074/jbc.M209574200. PMID 12411430.  
  • Strausberg RL, Feingold EA, Grouse LH, et al. (2003). "Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences.". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99 (26): 16899–903. doi:10.1073/pnas.242603899. PMID 12477932.  
  • Maijgren S, Sur I, Nilsson M, Toftgård R (2004). "Involvement of RFX proteins in transcriptional activation from a Ras-responsive enhancer element.". Arch. Dermatol. Res. 295 (11): 482–9. doi:10.1007/s00403-004-0456-5. PMID 15024578.  
  • Humphray SJ, Oliver K, Hunt AR, et al. (2004). "DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 9.". Nature 429 (6990): 369–74. doi:10.1038/nature02465. PMID 15164053.  
  • Gerhard DS, Wagner L, Feingold EA, et al. (2004). "The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC).". Genome Res. 14 (10B): 2121–7. doi:10.1101/gr.2596504. PMID 15489334.  
  • Rual JF, Venkatesan K, Hao T, et al. (2005). "Towards a proteome-scale map of the human protein-protein interaction network.". Nature 437 (7062): 1173–8. doi:10.1038/nature04209. PMID 16189514.  

This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.

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