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Microphthalmia-associated transcription factor - Q08874 (MITF_MOUSE)

 

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Number of PDB entries for Q08874: 3
 
Function
Transcription factor that regulates the expression of genes with essential roles in cell differentiation, proliferation and survival. Binds to symmetrical DNA sequences (E-boxes) (5'-CACGTG-3') found in the promoters of target genes, such as BCL2 and tyrosinase (TYR). Plays an important role in melanocyte development by regulating the expression of tyrosinase (TYR) and tyrosinase-related protein 1 (TYRP1). Plays a critical role in the differentiation of various cell types, such as neural crest-derived melanocytes, mast cells, osteoclasts and optic cup-derived retinal pigment epithelium. (data source: UniProt  )
Subunit structure
Efficient DNA binding requires dimerization with another bHLH protein. Binds DNA in the form of homodimer or heterodimer with either TFE3, TFEB or TFEC. Identified in a complex with HINT1 and CTNNB1 (By similarity). Interacts with KARS. (data source: UniProt  )
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Gene names: Mitf Bw Mi Vit
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