Aliases for ASCL4 Gene
External Ids for ASCL4 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ASCL4 Gene
Basic helix-loop-helix transcription factors, such as ASCL4, 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 ASCL4 Gene
ASCL4 (Achaete-Scute Family BHLH Transcription Factor 4) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein dimerization activity. An important paralog of this gene is ASCL5.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ASCL4 Gene
Could be a transcriptional regulator involved in skin development.