Aliases for ASCL3 Gene
External Ids for ASCL3 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ASCL3 Gene
Basic helix-loop-helix transcription factors, such as ASCL3, are essential for the determination of cell fate and the development and differentiation of numerous tissues (Jonsson et al., 2004 [PubMed 15475265]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for ASCL3 Gene
ASCL3 (Achaete-Scute Family BHLH Transcription Factor 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ASCL3 include Leukoencephalopathy With Vanishing White Matter. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein dimerization activity. An important paralog of this gene is ASCL5.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ASCL3 Gene
Transcriptional repressor. Inhibits myogenesis (By similarity).