Myogenin is a muscle-specific transcription factor that can induce myogenesis in a variety of cell types in tissue culture. It is a member of a large family of proteins related by sequence homology, the helix-loop-helix proteins. It is essential for the development of functional skeletal muscle.
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Protein Aliases: BHLHC3; Class C basic helix-loop-helix protein 3; Myf-4; MYF4; MYOD1-related protein; MYOG; Myogenic factor 4; Myogenin
Gene Aliases: BHLHC3; myf-4; MYF4; myo; MYOG