Aliases for NEUROD6 Gene
External Ids for NEUROD6 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NEUROD6 Gene
This gene is a member of the NEUROD family of basic helix-loop-helix transcription factors. The encoded protein may be involved in the development and differentiation of the nervous system. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2012]
GeneCards Summary for NEUROD6 Gene
NEUROD6 (Neuronal Differentiation 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with NEUROD6 include Epilepsy, Familial Temporal Lobe, 8 and Tactile Agnosia. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include RNA polymerase II proximal promoter sequence-specific DNA binding and proximal promoter DNA-binding transcription activator activity, RNA polymerase II-specific. An important paralog of this gene is NEUROD1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for NEUROD6 Gene
Activates E box-dependent transcription in collaboration with TCF3/E47. May be a trans-acting factor involved in the development and maintenance of the mammalian nervous system. Transactivates the promoter of its own gene (By similarity).