Aliases for SCRT1 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SCRT1 Gene
This gene encodes a C2H2-type zinc finger transcriptional repressor that binds to E-box motifs. The encoded protein may promote neural differention and may be involved in cancers with neuroendocrine features. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2013]
GeneCards Summary for SCRT1 Gene
SCRT1 (Scratch Family Transcriptional Repressor 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SCRT1 include Pineal Region Meningioma and Rectal Neoplasm. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include DNA binding transcription factor activity. An important paralog of this gene is SCRT2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SCRT1 Gene
Transcriptional repressor that binds E-box motif CAGGTG. Can modulate the action of basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) transcription factors, critical for neuronal differentiation.