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Microphthalmia-Associated Transcription Factor MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Microphthalmia-Associated Transcription Factor
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.260.103.500.500
D12.776.260.108.092.500
D12.776.930.125.500.500
D12.776.930.127.092.500
Unique ID
D051739
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D051739
Scope Note
A basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper transcription factor that regulates the CELL DIFFERENTIATION and development of a variety of cell types including MELANOCYTES; OSTEOCLASTS; and RETINAL PIGMENT EPITHELIUM. Mutations in MITF protein have been associated with OSTEOPETROSIS and WAARDENBURG SYNDROME.
Entry Term(s)
MITF Protein
MITF Transcription Factor
Transcription Factor Microphthalmia
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2006; MICROPHTHALMIA-ASSOCIATED TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR was indexed under DNA-BINDING PROTEINS & TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS 1993-2005
History Note
2006(1993)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Microphthalmia-Associated Transcription Factor Preferred
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