Aliases for HMGN5 Gene
External Ids for HMGN5 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for HMGN5 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HMGN5 Gene
This gene encodes a nuclear protein with similarities to the high mobility group proteins, HMG14 and HMG17, which suggests that this protein may function as a nucleosomal binding and transcriptional activating protein. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2009]
GeneCards Summary for HMGN5 Gene
HMGN5 (High Mobility Group Nucleosome Binding Domain 5) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include nucleosomal DNA binding.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for HMGN5 Gene
Preferentially binds to euchromatin and modulates cellular transcription by counteracting linker histone-mediated chromatin compaction.