DLX2 - Homeobox protein DLX-2 - human protein (Function)
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DLX2 »  Homeobox protein DLX-2
Gene name:  DLX2
Family name: Distal-less homeobox
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Likely to play a regulatory role in the development of the ventral forebrain. May play a role in craniofacial patterning and morphogenesis.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Chromatin bindingdefinition[GO:0003682] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activitydefinition[GO:0003700] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
Single-stranded RNA bindingdefinition[GO:0003727] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Transcription regulatory region sequence-specific DNA bindingdefinition[GO:0000976] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
GO biological process 
Brain developmentdefinition[GO:0007420]  
Branching morphogenesis of a nervedefinition[GO:0048755] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Cartilage developmentdefinition[GO:0051216] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Cerebral cortex GABAergic interneuron fate commitmentdefinition[GO:0021893] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Embryonic cranial skeleton morphogenesisdefinition[GO:0048701] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Hippocampus developmentdefinition[GO:0021766] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Negative regulation of Notch signaling pathwaydefinition[GO:0045746] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Negative regulation of oligodendrocyte differentiationdefinition[GO:0048715] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoterdefinition[GO:0000122] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Odontogenesis of dentin-containing toothdefinition[GO:0042475] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Olfactory bulb developmentdefinition[GO:0021772] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoterdefinition[GO:0045944] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Proximal/distal pattern formationdefinition[GO:0009954] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter involved in forebrain neuron fate commitmentdefinition[GO:0021882] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Subpallium developmentdefinition[GO:0021544] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara


Molecular function 
Developmental protein  definition   [KW-0217]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]

Further external links

GeneWiki: DLX2
GenomeRNAi: 1746
PRO: PR:Q07687