FOXP4

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Forkhead box P4
Identifiers
Symbols FOXP4 ; hFKHLA
External IDs OMIM608924 MGI1921373 HomoloGene12536 GeneCards: FOXP4 Gene
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 116113 74123
Ensembl ENSG00000137166 ENSMUSG00000023991
UniProt Q8IVH2 Q9DBY0
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001012426 NM_001110824
RefSeq (protein) NP_001012426 NP_001104294
Location (UCSC) Chr 6:
41.51 – 41.57 Mb
Chr 17:
47.87 – 47.92 Mb
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Forkhead box protein P4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the FOXP4 gene.[1]

This gene belongs to subfamily P of the forkhead box (FOX) transcription factor family. Forkhead box transcription factors play important roles in the regulation of tissue- and cell type-specific gene transcription during both development and adulthood. Many members of the forkhead box gene family, including members of subfamily P, have roles in mammalian oncogenesis. This gene may play a role in the development of tumors of the kidney and larynx. Alternative splicing of this gene produces multiple transcript variants, some encoding different isoforms.[1]

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