Aliases for ZFP42 Gene
External Ids for ZFP42 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ZFP42 Gene
GeneCards Summary for ZFP42 Gene
ZFP42 (ZFP42 Zinc Finger Protein) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ZFP42 include Mixed Germ Cell Cancer. Among its related pathways are Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Differentiation Pathways and Lineage-specific Markers and Cardiac Progenitor Differentiation. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is ZIC3.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZFP42 Gene
Involved in the reprogramming of X-chromosome inactivation during the acquisition of pluripotency. Required for efficient elongation of TSIX, a non-coding RNA antisense to XIST. Binds DXPas34 enhancer within the TSIX promoter. Involved in ES cell self-renewal (By similarity).