Aliases for ZFP42 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ZFP42 Gene
GeneCards Summary for ZFP42 Gene
ZFP42 (ZFP42 Zinc Finger Protein) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ZFP42 include Mixed Germ Cell Cancer. Among its related pathways are Cardiac Progenitor Differentiation and Preimplantation Embryo. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include DNA binding transcription factor activity and sequence-specific DNA binding. An important paralog of this gene is YY1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZFP42 Gene
Involved in the reprogramming of X-chromosome inactivation during the acquisition of pluripotency. Required for efficient elongation of TSIX, a non-coding RNA antisense to XIST. Binds DXPas34 enhancer within the TSIX promoter. Involved in ES cell self-renewal (By similarity).