Aliases for BCL3 Gene
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Previous Symbols for BCL3 Gene
This gene is a proto-oncogene candidate. It is identified by its translocation into the immunoglobulin alpha-locus in some cases of B-cell leukemia. The protein encoded by this gene contains seven ankyrin repeats, which are most closely related to those found in I kappa B proteins. This protein functions as a transcriptional co-activator that activates through its association with NF-kappa B homodimers. The expression of this gene can be induced by NF-kappa B, which forms a part of the autoregulatory loop that controls the nuclear residence of p50 NF-kappa B. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for BCL3 Gene
BCL3 (B-Cell CLL/Lymphoma 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with BCL3 include leukemia and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Among its related pathways are NF-KappaB Family Pathway and Atypical NF-kappaB pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity and protein binding, bridging. An important paralog of this gene is NFKBIA.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BCL3 Gene
Contributes to the regulation of transcriptional activation of NF-kappa-B target genes. In the cytoplasm, inhibits the nuclear translocation of the NF-kappa-B p50 subunit. In the nucleus, acts as transcriptional activator that promotes transcription of NF-kappa-B target genes. Contributes to the regulation of cell proliferation (By similarity).