Protein Name early growth response 2
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 1959
Gene Symbol

EGR2

UniProt P11161 (EGR2_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 59
Total Number of Articles : 61
Description

early growth response 2

Gene Summary

The protein encoded by this gene is a transcription factor with three tandem C2H2-type zinc fingers. Defects in this gene are associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1D (CMT1D), Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4E (CMT4E), and with Dejerine-Sottas syndrome (DSS). Multiple transcript variants encoding two different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2008]

synonyms
  • E3 SUMO-protein ligase EGR2
  • E3 SUMO-protein transferase ERG2
  • KROX-20, Drosophila, homolog (early growth response-2)
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Properties