Aliases for HMGN5 Gene
External Ids for HMGN5 Gene
Previous Symbols for HMGN5 Gene
This gene encodes a nuclear protein with similarities to the high mobility group proteins, HMG14 and HMG17, which suggests that this protein may function as a nucleosomal binding and transcriptional activating protein. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2009]
GeneCards Summary for HMGN5 Gene
HMGN5 (High Mobility Group Nucleosome Binding Domain 5) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include chromatin binding and nucleosomal DNA binding.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HMGN5 Gene
Preferentially binds to euchromatin and modulates cellular transcription by counteracting linker histone-mediated chromatin compaction.