DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating ZFP42 and germ cell and embryonal cancer

ZFP42 [ENSP00000317686]

Zinc finger protein 42 homolog; Involved in the reprogramming of X-chromosome inactivation during the acquisition of pluripotency. Required for efficient elongation of TSIX, a non-coding RNA antisense to XIST. Binds DXPas34 enhancer within the TSIX promoter. Involved in ES cell self-renewal (By similarity); Belongs to the krueppel C2H2-type zinc-finger protein family.

Synonyms:  ZFP42,  ZFP42p,  hZFP42,  Q96MM3,  Q96MM3p ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt  OMIM