Aliases for FOXC2 Gene
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Previous Symbols for FOXC2 Gene
This gene belongs to the forkhead family of transcription factors which is characterized by a distinct DNA-binding forkhead domain. The specific function of this gene has not yet been determined; however, it may play a role in the development of mesenchymal tissues. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for FOXC2 Gene
FOXC2 (Forkhead Box C2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with FOXC2 include lymphedema-distichiasis syndrome and varicose veins. Among its related pathways are Heart Development and Adipogenesis. GO annotations related to this gene include sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity and transcription factor binding. An important paralog of this gene is FOXE3.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FOXC2 Gene
Transcriptional activator. Might be involved in the formation of special mesenchymal tissues.