Sequence of this protein is as follows: MEVAPEQPRW MAHPAVLNAQ HPDSHHPGLA HNYMEPAQLL PPDEVDVFFN HLDSQGNPYY ANPAHARARV SYSPAHARLT GGQMCRPHLL HSPGLPWLDG GK
GATA2 (GATA binding protein 2) belongs to the GATA family of transcription factors. GATA proteins play a very important role in signaling pathways controlling proliferation and differentiation of erythroid progenitor cells. There are 6 transcription factors in the GATA family: GATA1 to GATA6. GATA2 is a transcriptional activator regulating endothelin-1 gene expression in endothelial cells. It also appears to be involved in differentiation of other tissue types (uro-genital and nervous) during embryogenesis.
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Protein Aliases: Endothelial transcription factor GATA-2; FLJ45948; GATA-binding protein 2; MGC2306
Gene Aliases: DCML; GATA2; IMD21; MONOMAC; NFE1B
UniProt ID: (Human) P23769
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 2624