Aliases for FOXC2 Gene
External Ids for FOXC2 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for FOXC2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FOXC2 Gene
This gene belongs to the forkhead family of transcription factors which is characterized by a distinct DNA-binding forkhead domain. The specific function of this gene has not yet been determined; however, it may play a role in the development of mesenchymal tissues. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for FOXC2 Gene
FOXC2 (Forkhead Box C2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with FOXC2 include Lymphedema-Distichiasis Syndrome and Distichiasis. Among its related pathways are Mesodermal Commitment Pathway and Heart Development. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include DNA-binding transcription factor activity and transcription regulatory region DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is FOXC1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for FOXC2 Gene
Transcriptional activator. Might be involved in the formation of special mesenchymal tissues.