Aliases for NPAS4 Gene
External Ids for NPAS4 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NPAS4 Gene
NXF is a member of the basic helix-loop-helix-PER (MIM 602260)-ARNT (MIM 126110)-SIM (see SIM2; MIM 600892) (bHLH-PAS) class of transcriptional regulators, which are involved in a wide range of physiologic and developmental events (Ooe et al., 2004 [PubMed 14701734]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for NPAS4 Gene
NPAS4 (Neuronal PAS Domain Protein 4) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include protein heterodimerization activity and RNA polymerase II core promoter proximal region sequence-specific DNA binding.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NPAS4 Gene
Acts as a transcriptional activator in the presence of ARNT. Can activate the CME (CNS midline enhancer) element and the expression of the drebrin gene.