Aliases for FOXF2 Gene
External Ids for FOXF2 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for FOXF2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers 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 persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and transcription factor binding. An important paralog of this gene is FOXP3.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FOXF2 Gene
Probable transcription activator for a number of lung-specific genes.