Puneet Varma

ATF7

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Species  Human
Entrez  11016
Human  Mouse
Ensembl  ENSG00000170653
ATF7
Aliases  ATF7, ATFA, activating transcription factor 7
External IDs  MGI: 2443472 HomoloGene: 4994 GeneCards: ATF7

Cyclic AMP-dependent transcription factor ATF-7 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the ATF7 gene.

Homonym

In 2001, Peters et al. published a paper showing that ATF-7, a Novel bZIP Protein, interacts with PTP4A1. This ATF-7 is actually ATF5 and not ATF7, as noted by the authors at the end of their paper ("Note Added in Proof—While this manuscript was under review, sequences for mouse and human ATF-5 were deposited in GenBankTM. It appears that ATF-7 and ATF-5 are likely to be the same protein. In addition, an unrelated sequence named ATF7 has also been deposited in GenBankTM. In order to avoid confusion, future work on the protein described in this publication will likely refer to it as either ATF-5 or ATF-5/7.")

References

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