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Myogenic Regulatory Factors

A family of muscle-specific transcription factors which bind to DNA in control regions and thus regulate myogenesis. All members of this family contain a conserved helix-loop-helix motif which is homologous to the myc family proteins. These factors are only found in skeletal muscle. Members include the myoD protein (MYOD PROTEIN); MYOGENIN; myf-5, and myf-6 (also called MRF4 or herculin).

Year introduced: 1994

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.210.500.570, D12.776.260.103.750, D12.776.930.125.750

MeSH Unique ID: D018006

Entry Terms:

  • Factors, Myogenic Regulatory
  • Regulatory Factors, Myogenic
  • Myogenic Regulatory Factor
  • Factor, Myogenic Regulatory
  • Regulatory Factor, Myogenic

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