MAFA (gene)

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V-maf avian musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene homolog A
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe, RCSB
Identifiers
Symbols MAFA ; RIPE3b1; hMafA
External IDs OMIM610303 MGI2673307 HomoloGene65867 GeneCards: MAFA Gene
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE MAFA gnf1h10761 at tn.png
More reference expression data
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 389692 378435
Ensembl ENSG00000182759 ENSMUSG00000047591
UniProt Q8NHW3 Q8CF90
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_201589 NM_194350
RefSeq (protein) NP_963883 NP_919331
Location (UCSC) Chr 8:
144.5 – 144.51 Mb
Chr 15:
75.75 – 75.75 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Transcription factor MafA is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MAFA gene.[1]


Interactions[edit]

MAFA (gene) has been shown to interact with NEUROD1[2] and Pdx1.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Entrez Gene: MAFA v-maf musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene homolog A (avian)". 
  2. ^ a b Zhao, Li; Guo Min; Matsuoka Taka-Aki; Hagman Derek K; Parazzoli Susan D; Poitout Vincent; Stein Roland (Mar 2005). "The islet beta cell-enriched MafA activator is a key regulator of insulin gene transcription". J. Biol. Chem. (United States) 280 (12): 11887–94. doi:10.1074/jbc.M409475200. ISSN 0021-9258. PMID 15665000. 

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