Immunogen sequence: QSTIPSNPD SSSAYCLPST RHGFSSYTDS FVPPSGPSNP MNPTIGNGLS PQVMGLLTNH GGVPHQPQTD YALSPLTGGL EPTTTVS (341-426 aa encoded by BC101301 )
Pax 3 (Paired Box 3) is a transcription factor that is involved in development of the peripheral nervous system, melanocytes, some vascular smooth muscle, and a number of other derivatives. It regulates neurogenesis in pre-migratory neural crest cells from the dorsal neural tube, and in myogenic progenitors in the presomitic mesoderm and the hypaxial somites. Alternative splicing results in isoforms having different C-termini.
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Protein Aliases: homeodomain protein PAX3; HuP2; MGC120381; MGC120382; MGC120383; MGC120384; MGC134778; paired box gene 3; paired box homeotic gene 3; Paired box protein Pax-3; paired domain gene 3; paired domain gene HuP2; PAX3/FKHR fusion
Gene Aliases: CDHS; HUP2; Pax-3; PAX3; Sp; splotch; WS1; WS3
Molecular Function: homeodomain transcription factor