Protein Name nuclear receptor subfamily 5 group A member 2
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 2494
Gene Symbol

NR5A2

UniProt O00482 (NR5A2_HUMAN), F1D8R9 (F1D8R9_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 132
Total Number of Articles : 156
Description

nuclear receptor subfamily 5 group A member 2

Gene Summary

The protein encoded by this gene is a DNA-binding zinc finger transcription factor and is a member of the fushi tarazu factor-1 subfamily of orphan nuclear receptors. The encoded protein is involved in the expression of genes for hepatitis B virus and cholesterol biosynthesis, and may be an important regulator of embryonic development. [provided by RefSeq, Jun 2016]

synonyms
  • nuclear receptor subfamily 5 group A member 2
  • CYP7A promoter-binding factor
  • b1-binding factor, hepatocyte transcription factor which activates enhancer II of hepatitis B virus
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Properties