Hepatocyte nuclear factor 4 alpha (HNF4 alpha) is an orphan nuclear receptor. HNF4a is expressed in the liver, kidney, intestine, and pancreas. Mutation of HNF4a in humans has been associated with maturity-onset diabetes of the young type 1 (MODY1). HNF4 binds to DNA as an exclusive homodimer. The HNF4a gene is alternatively spliced and may generate up to nine different isoforms, HNF4a1 through HNF4a9.
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Protein Aliases: FRTS4; hepatic nuclear factor 4 alpha; hepatocyte nuclear factor 4, alpha; Hepatocyte nuclear factor 4-alpha; HNF-4-alpha; HNF4; HNF4a7; HNF4a8; HNF4a9; HNF4alpha; HNF4alpha10/11/12; MODY; MODY1; NR2A1; NR2A21; Nuclear receptor subfamily 2 group A member 1; TCF; TCF-14; TCF14; Transcription factor 14; Transcription factor HNF-4
Gene Aliases: FRTS4; HNF4; HNF4A; HNF4a7; HNF4a8; HNF4a9; HNF4alpha; MODY; MODY1; NR2A1; NR2A21; TCF; TCF14
UniProt ID: (Human) P41235
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 3172