Aliases for FOXF2 Gene
External Ids for FOXF2 Gene
Previous Symbols for FOXF2 Gene
FOXF2 encodes forkhead box F2, one of many human homologues of the Drosophila melanogaster transcription factor forkhead. FOXF2 is expressed in lung and placenta, and has been shown to transcriptionally activate several lung-specific genes. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for FOXF2 Gene
FOXF2 (Forkhead Box F2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with FOXF2 include duane retraction syndrome and blepharophimosis. 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 FOXK2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FOXF2 Gene
Probable transcription activator for a number of lung-specific genes