Aliases for KLF6 Gene
External Ids for KLF6 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for KLF6 Gene
This gene encodes a member of the Kruppel-like family of transcription factors. The zinc finger protein is a transcriptional activator, and functions as a tumor suppressor. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene, some of which are implicated in carcinogenesis. [provided by RefSeq, May 2009]
GeneCards Summary for KLF6 Gene
KLF6 (Kruppel Like Factor 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with KLF6 include Gastric Cancer, Somatic and Prostate Cancer. Among its related pathways are TGF-beta Signaling Pathway (WikiPathways) and Adipogenesis. An important paralog of this gene is KLF7.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KLF6 Gene
Transcriptional activator (By similarity). Binds a GC box motif. Could play a role in B-cell growth and development.