BSX - Brain-specific homeobox protein homolog - human protein (Function)
 
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BSX »  Brain-specific homeobox protein homolog
 
Gene name:  BSX
Family name: Distal-less homeobox
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at transcript level
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Overview 
DNA binding protein that function as transcriptional activator. Is essentiel for normal postnatal growth and nursing. Is an essential factor for neuronal neuropeptide Y and agouti-related peptide function and locomotory behavior in the control of energy balance (By similarity).  
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GO molecular function 
Sequence-specific DNA bindingdefinition[GO:0043565] silver  
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Sequence-specific DNA binding transcription factor activitydefinition[GO:0003700] silver  
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GO biological process 
Eating behaviordefinition[GO:0042755] silver  
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Locomotory behaviordefinition[GO:0007626] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Mammary gland involutiondefinition[GO:0060056] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoterdefinition[GO:0045944] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Transcription, DNA-templateddefinition[GO:0006351]  
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Keywords

Biological process 
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

GenomeRNAi: 390259
PRO: PR:Q3C1V8