Protein Name activating transcription factor 3
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 467
Gene Symbol

ATF3

UniProt P18847 (ATF3_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 257
Total Number of Articles : 285
Description

activating transcription factor 3

Gene Summary

This gene encodes a member of the mammalian activation transcription factor/cAMP responsive element-binding (CREB) protein family of transcription factors. This gene is induced by a variety of signals, including many of those encountered by cancer cells, and is involved in the complex process of cellular stress response. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. It is possible that alternative splicing of this gene may be physiologically important in the regulation of target genes. [provided by RefSeq, Apr 2011]

synonyms
  • cyclic AMP-dependent transcription factor ATF-3
  • cAMP-dependent transcription factor ATF-3
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