Aliases for SNAI3 Gene
External Ids for SNAI3 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for SNAI3 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SNAI3 Gene
SNAI3 is a member of the SNAIL gene family, named for the Drosophila snail gene, which plays roles in mesodermal formation during embryogenesis (Katoh and Katoh, 2003 [PubMed 12579345]).[supplied by OMIM, Apr 2009]
GeneCards Summary for SNAI3 Gene
SNAI3 (Snail Family Transcriptional Repressor 3) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and copper ion binding. An important paralog of this gene is SNAI2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SNAI3 Gene
Seems to inhibit myoblast differentiation. Transcriptional repressor of E-box-dependent transactivation of downstream myogenic bHLHs genes. Binds preferentially to the canonical E-box sequences 5-CAGGTG-3 and 5-CACCTG-3 (By similarity).