Aliases for NFE2L1 Gene
External Ids for NFE2L1 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for NFE2L1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NFE2L1 Gene
This gene encodes a protein that is involved in globin gene expression in erythrocytes. Confusion has occurred in bibliographic databases due to the shared symbol of NRF1 for this gene, NFE2L1, and for "nuclear respiratory factor 1" which has an official symbol of NRF1. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for NFE2L1 Gene
NFE2L1 (Nuclear Factor, Erythroid 2 Like 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Human Embryonic Stem Cell Pluripotency and PAK Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding and transcription cofactor activity. An important paralog of this gene is NFE2L3.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NFE2L1 Gene
Activates erythroid-specific, globin gene expression.