HSF2 - Heat shock factor protein 2 - human protein (Function)
 
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HSF2 »  Heat shock factor protein 2  (HSF 2)
 
Protein also known as:  Heat shock transcription factor 2 (HSTF 2).
Gene name:  HSF2
Family name: HSF
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
DNA-binding protein that specifically binds heat shock promoter elements (HSE) and activates transcription. In higher eukaryotes, HSF is unable to bind to the HSE unless the cells are heat shocked.  
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Keywords

Biological process 
Stress response  definition   [KW-0346]
Transcription  definition   [KW-0804]
Transcription regulation  definition   [KW-0805]
Molecular function 
Activator  definition   [KW-0010]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: HSF2
GenomeRNAi: 3298
PRO: PR:Q03933