Aliases for MESP1 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MESP1 Gene
GeneCards Summary for MESP1 Gene
MESP1 (Mesoderm Posterior BHLH Transcription Factor 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MESP1 include heart septal defect and congenital heart disease. Among its related pathways are Cardiac Progenitor Differentiation. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and protein dimerization activity. An important paralog of this gene is MSGN1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MESP1 Gene
Transcription factor. Plays a role in the epithelialization of somitic mesoderm and in the development of cardiac mesoderm. Defines the rostrocaudal patterning of the somites by participating in distinct Notch pathways (By similarity).