Aliases for OLIG1 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OLIG1 Gene
GeneCards Summary for OLIG1 Gene
OLIG1 (Oligodendrocyte Transcription Factor 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with OLIG1 include Oligodendroglioma and Grade Iii Astrocytoma. Among its related pathways are Neural Crest Differentiation and Neural Stem Cells and Lineage-specific Markers. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein dimerization activity. An important paralog of this gene is OLIG2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for OLIG1 Gene
Promotes formation and maturation of oligodendrocytes, especially within the brain. Cooperates with OLIG2 to establish the pMN domain of the embryonic neural tube (By similarity).