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Sp8 transcription factor

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Species  Human
Entrez  221833
Human  Mouse
Ensembl  ENSG00000164651
Aliases  SP8, BTD, Sp8 transcription factor
External IDs  MGI: 2443471 HomoloGene: 18548 GeneCards: SP8

Transcription factor Sp8 also known as specificity protein 8 (SP-8) or Btd transcription factor (buttonhead) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SP8 gene. Sp8 is a transcription factor in the Sp/KLF family.

Function

Sp8 mediates limb outgrowth during early development. Sp8 deletion in mice resulted in severe exencephaly.

References

Sp8 transcription factor Wikipedia


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