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Summary Expression Gene Literature (10) GO Terms (37) Nucleotides (85) Proteins (41) Interactants (214) Wiki
Gene Symbol:

Gene Name:
transcription factor 21

capsulin , pod 1 , pod1 , epicardin ( Add synonyms , Nomenclature history )

Gene Function:
helix-loop-helix transcription factor

Protein Function :
Involved in epithelial-mesenchymal interactions in kidney and lung morphogenesis that include epithelial differentiation and branching morphogenesis.

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GEO Series :
Xenbase Gene ID XB-GENE-484805 XB-GENE-484809 XB-GENE-17336331
Gene Symbol tcf21 tcf21.L tcf21.S
Chromosome Chr5 chr5L Scaffold49
Molecules X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Genomic Sequence Version 10.0 Version 9.1 Version 9.1
CDS Gene model Gene model Gene model
Entrez Gene 100126209
mRNA NCBI Nucleotide NCBI Nucleotide NCBI Nucleotide
Protein RefSeq Swiss-Prot  More.. RefSeq Swiss-Prot  More.. NCBI Protein
X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
Genome Browser
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Genomic Synteny Genomicus PANTHER
Expression                  Development Stages    Embryonic TissuesAdult Tissues
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Xenbase Expression Details In situ images Single cell data at SPRING Ensembl In situ: Single cell: RNA-Seq:
Data Mining X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
XenMine tcf21 tcf21.L tcf21.S
Knowledgebases Entrez Gene Genetic Phenotypes Gene Expression
HGNC, AGR, Monarch, OMIM, GeneCards TCF21 OMIM Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Protein Atlas
MGI, AGR Tcf21 MGI, IMPC Ensembl, Allen Brain Atlas, Eurexpress, MGI
RGD, AGR Tcf21 Ensembl
ZFIN, AGR tcf21 ZFIN Ensembl
GEISHA TCF21 Ensembl
fruit fly
First Developmental expression of Pod 1 in Xenopus laevis., Int J Dev Biol 2005          
Most Recent Morpholinos Do Not Elicit an Innate Immune Response during Early Xenopus Embryogenesis., Dev Cell 2019          
All View All Papers 2 paper(s) referencing morpholinos 1 paper(s) referencing OMIMs
Functional Ontologies X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
GO 36 terms 32 terms 0 term
KEGG Pathways
KOG [K] Transcription factor HAND2/Transcription factor TAL1/TAL2/LYL1
Reagents X. tropicalis X. laevis.L X. laevis.S
CRISPRscan Tracks tcf21
Morpholinos tcf21 MO1 , tcf21 MO2 , tcf21 MO3 , tcf21 MO4 tcf21 MO1 , tcf21 MO2 , tcf21 MO3 , tcf21 MO4
ORFs tcf21 ORF1 tcf21.L ORF1
Clones Horizon Source BioScience Horizon Source BioScience Horizon
Plasmids Addgene Addgene

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