E2F3

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E2F3
Identifiers
AliasesE2F3, E2F-3, E2F transcription factor 3
External IDsMGI: 1096340 HomoloGene: 74413 GeneCards: E2F3
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 6 (human)
Chr.Chromosome 6 (human)[1]
Chromosome 6 (human)
Genomic location for E2F3
Genomic location for E2F3
Band6p22.3Start20,401,879 bp[1]
End20,493,714 bp[1]
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE E2F3 203692 s at fs.png
More reference expression data
Orthologs
SpeciesHumanMouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001243076
NM_001949

NM_001289920
NM_010093
NM_001359994

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001230005
NP_001940

NP_001276849
NP_034223
NP_001346923

Location (UCSC)Chr 6: 20.4 – 20.49 MbChr 13: 29.91 – 29.99 Mb
PubMed search[3][4]
Wikidata
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Transcription factor E2F3 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the E2F3 gene.[5]

Function[edit]

The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the E2F family of transcription factors. The E2F family plays a crucial role in the control of cell cycle and action of tumor suppressor proteins and is also a target of the transforming proteins of small DNA tumor viruses. The E2F proteins contain several evolutionally conserved domains found in most members of the family. These domains include a DNA binding domain, a dimerization domain which determines interaction with the differentiation regulated transcription factor proteins (DP), a transactivation domain enriched in acidic amino acids, and a tumor suppressor protein association domain which is embedded within the transactivation domain. This protein and another 2 members, E2F1 and E2F2, have an additional cyclin binding domain. This protein binds specifically to retinoblastoma protein pRB in a cell-cycle dependent manner. Alternative gene splicing is found in the mouse homolog, but has not reported in human yet.[6]

Interactions[edit]

E2F3 has been shown to interact with TFE3[7] and RYBP.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ENSG00000112242 - Ensembl, May 2017
  2. ^ a b c GRCm38: Ensembl release 89: ENSMUSG00000016477 - Ensembl, May 2017
  3. ^ "Human PubMed Reference:".
  4. ^ "Mouse PubMed Reference:".
  5. ^ Lees JA, Saito M, Vidal M, Valentine M, Look T, Harlow E, Dyson N, Helin K (Dec 1993). "The retinoblastoma protein binds to a family of E2F transcription factors". Molecular and Cellular Biology. 13 (12): 7813–25. doi:10.1128/mcb.13.12.7813. PMC 364853. PMID 8246996.
  6. ^ "Entrez Gene: E2F3 E2F transcription factor 3".
  7. ^ Giangrande PH, Hallstrom TC, Tunyaplin C, Calame K, Nevins JR (Jun 2003). "Identification of E-box factor TFE3 as a functional partner for the E2F3 transcription factor". Molecular and Cellular Biology. 23 (11): 3707–20. doi:10.1128/MCB.23.11.3707-3720.2003. PMC 155231. PMID 12748276.
  8. ^ Schlisio S, Halperin T, Vidal M, Nevins JR (Nov 2002). "Interaction of YY1 with E2Fs, mediated by RYBP, provides a mechanism for specificity of E2F function". The EMBO Journal. 21 (21): 5775–86. doi:10.1093/emboj/cdf577. PMC 131074. PMID 12411495.

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