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V-maf avian musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene homolog G
Crystal structure of the MafA homodimer.png
PDB rendering based on 3a5t[1].
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe, RCSB
Symbols MAFG ; hMAF
External IDs OMIM602020 MGI96911 HomoloGene81816 GeneCards: MAFG Gene
RNA expression pattern
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PBB GE MAFG gnf1h00895 at tn.png
More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 4097 17134
Ensembl ENSG00000197063 ENSMUSG00000051510
UniProt O15525 O54790
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_002359 NM_010756
RefSeq (protein) NP_002350 NP_034886
Location (UCSC) Chr 17:
81.92 – 81.93 Mb
Chr 11:
120.63 – 120.63 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Transcription factor MafG is a bZip Maf transcription factor protein that in humans is encoded by the MAFG gene.[2][3]


  1. ^ Kurokawa, H.; Motohashi, H.; Sueno, S.; Kimura, M.; Takagawa, H.; Kanno, Y.; Yamamoto, M.; Tanaka, T. (2009). "Structural Basis of Alternative DNA Recognition by Maf Transcription Factors". Molecular and Cellular Biology 29 (23): 6232–6244. doi:10.1128/MCB.00708-09. PMC 2786689. PMID 19797082. 
  2. ^ Iwata T, Kogame K, Toki T, Yokoyama M, Yamamoto M, Ito E (Nov 1998). "Structure and chromosome mapping of the human small maf-genes MAFG and MAFK". Cytogenet Cell Genet 82 (1–2): 88–90. doi:10.1159/000015071. PMID 9763667. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: MAFG v-maf musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene homolog G (avian)". 

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