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BHLHB5 inhibits DNA binding of TCF3/E47 homodimers and TCF3 (E47)/NEUROD1 heterodimers and acts as a strong repressor of Neurod1 and Myod-responsive genes, probably by heterodimerization with class a basic helix-loop-helix factors. BHLHB5 despite the presence of an intact basic domain, does not bind to DNA.
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Protein Aliases: basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) gene, class B, beta3; basic helix-loop-helix domain containing, class B, 5; basic helix-loop-helix domain containing, class B5; basic helix-loop-helix family, member e22; bHLHb5; bHLHe22; Class B basic helix-loop-helix protein 5; Class E basic helix-loop-helix protein 22; Protein BETA3; trinucleotide repeat containing 20; Trinucleotide repeat-containing gene 20 protein
Gene Aliases: Beta3; BHLHB5; BHLHE22; CAGL85; TNRC20
Molecular Function: basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor