Aliases for FOXS1 Gene
External Ids for FOXS1 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for FOXS1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FOXS1 Gene
The forkhead family of transcription factors belongs to the winged helix class of DNA-binding proteins. The protein encoded by this intronless gene contains a forkhead domain and is found predominantly in aorta and kidney. The function of the encoded protein is unknown. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for FOXS1 Gene
FOXS1 (Forkhead Box S1) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include DNA binding transcription factor activity and RNA polymerase II transcription factor activity, sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is FOXC2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FOXS1 Gene
Transcriptional repressor that suppresses transcription from the FASLG, FOXO3 and FOXO4 promoters. May have a role in the organization of the testicular vasculature (By similarity).