MAX dimerization protein belongs to a subfamily of MAX-interacting proteins. This protein competes with MYC for binding to MAX to form a sequence-specific DNA-binding complex, acts as a transcriptional repressor (while MYC appears to function as an activator) and is a candidate tumor suppressor.
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Protein Aliases: antagonizer of myc transcriptional activity; MAD; MAX dimerization protein 1; Max dimerizer 1; MAX-binding protein; MXD1; Protein MAD
Gene Aliases: AW122478; BHLHC58; MAD; Mad-1; MAD1; MXD1
UniProt ID: (Human) Q05195