ATOH8 - Protein atonal homolog 8 - human protein (Function)
 
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ATOH8 »  Protein atonal homolog 8
 
Protein also known as:  Class A basic helix-loop-helix protein 21 (bHLHa21).
Gene name:  ATOH8
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at transcript level
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Overview 
Putative transcription factor. May be implicated in specification and differentiation of neuronal cell lineages in the brain. May participate in kidney development and may be involved in podocyte differentiation (By similarity).  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
DNA bindingdefinition[GO:0003677]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Protein dimerization activitydefinition[GO:0046983] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
GO biological process 
Cell differentiationdefinition[GO:0030154]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Nervous system developmentdefinition[GO:0007399]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Regulation of transcription, DNA-templateddefinition[GO:0006355]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Transcription, DNA-templateddefinition[GO:0006351]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Differentiation  definition   [KW-0221]
Neurogenesis  definition   [KW-0524]
Transcription  definition   [KW-0804]
Transcription regulation  definition   [KW-0805]
Molecular function 
Developmental protein  definition   [KW-0217]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GenomeRNAi: 84913
PRO: PR:Q96SQ7