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MAF (gene)

V-maf avian musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene homolog
Identifiers
Symbols  ; CCA4; c-MAF
External IDs GeneCards:
RNA expression pattern
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
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RefSeq (mRNA)
RefSeq (protein)
Location (UCSC)
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Transcription factor Maf also known as proto-oncogene c-Maf or V-maf musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene homolog is a transcription factor that in humans is encoded by the MAF gene.[1][2]

Types

One type, MafA, also known as RIPE3b1,[3] promotes pancreatic development, as well as insulin gene transcription.[4]

Interactions

MAF has been shown to interact with:

References

  1. ^ "Entrez Gene: MAF v-maf musculoaponeurotic fibrosarcoma oncogene homolog (avian)". 
  2. ^ Nishizawa M, Kataoka K, Goto N, Fujiwara KT, Kawai S (October 1989). "v-maf, a viral oncogene that encodes a "leucine zipper" motif". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 86 (20): 7711–5.  
  3. ^ Olbrot M, Rud J, Moss LG, Sharma A (May 2002). "Identification of β-cell-specific insulin gene transcription factor RIPE3b1 as mammalian MafA". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99 (10): 6737–42.  
  4. ^ Melloul D, Marshak S, Cerasi E (March 2002). "Regulation of insulin gene transcription". Diabetologia 45 (3): 309–26.  
  5. ^ a b Chen Q, Dowhan DH, Liang D, Moore DD, Overbeek PA (July 2002). "CREB-binding protein/p300 co-activation of crystallin gene expression". J. Biol. Chem. 277 (27): 24081–9.  
  6. ^ Hedge SP, Kumar A, Kurschner C, Shapiro LH (May 1998). "c-Maf Interacts with c-Myb To Regulate Transcription of an Early Myeloid Gene during Differentiation". Mol. Cell. Biol. 18 (5): 2729–37.  
  7. ^ Huang W, Lu N, Eberspaecher H, De Crombrugghe B (December 2002). "A new long form of c-Maf cooperates with Sox9 to activate the type II collagen gene". J. Biol. Chem. 277 (52): 50668–75.  

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