Aliases for BACH2 Gene
External Ids for BACH2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for BACH2 Gene
GeneCards Summary for BACH2 Gene
BACH2 (BTB And CNC Homology 1, Basic Leucine Zipper Transcription Factor 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Lymphocyte Signaling. GO annotations related to this gene include sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activity and sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is NFE2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BACH2 Gene
Transcriptional regulator that acts as repressor or activator. Binds to Maf recognition elements (MARE). Play important roles in coordinating transcription activation and repression by MAFK (By similarity). Induces apoptosis in response to oxidative stress through repression of the antiapoptotic factor HMOX1.