SOX18

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Transcription factor SOX-18 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SOX18 gene.[1][2]

Function

This gene encodes a member of the SOX (SRY-related HMG-box) family of transcription factors involved in the regulation of embryonic development and in the determination of the cell fate. The encoded protein may act as a transcriptional regulator after forming a protein complex with other proteins. This protein plays a role in hair, blood vessel, and lymphatic vessel development. Mutations in this gene have been associated with recessive and dominant forms of hypotrichosis-lymphedema-telangiectasia.[2]

Interactions

SOX18 has been shown to interact with MEF2C.[3]

See also

References

  1. Azuma T, Seki N, Yoshikawa T, Saito T, Masuho Y, Muramatsu M (July 2000). "cDNA cloning, tissue expression, and chromosome mapping of human homolog of SOX18". J. Hum. Genet. 45 (3): 192–5. doi:10.1007/s100380050210. PMID 10807548.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Entrez Gene: SO X18 SRY (sex determining region Y)-box 18".
  3. Hosking BM, Wang SC, Chen SL, Penning S, Koopman P, Muscat GE (September 2001). "SOX18 directly interacts with MEF2C in endothelial cells". Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 287 (2): 493–500. doi:10.1006/bbrc.2001.5589. PMID 11554755.

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



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