Gene Symbol: tfe3a
Description: transcription factor binding to IGHM enhancer 3a
Alias: cb873, zgc:109815, transcription factor E3
Species: zebrafish
Products:     tfe3a

Top Publications

  1. Lister J, Close J, Raible D. Duplicate mitf genes in zebrafish: complementary expression and conservation of melanogenic potential. Dev Biol. 2001;237:333-44 pubmed
    ..These data suggest that mitfa and mitfb together may recapitulate the expression and functions of a single ancestral Mitf gene, and that mitfb may serve additional novel functions. ..
  2. Altschmied J, Delfgaauw J, Wilde B, Duschl J, Bouneau L, Volff J, et al. Subfunctionalization of duplicate mitf genes associated with differential degeneration of alternative exons in fish. Genetics. 2002;161:259-67 pubmed
    ..Retracing the evolutionary history of mitf genes in vertebrates uncovered the differential recruitment of new introns specific for either the teleost or the bird/mammalian lineage. ..
  3. Lister J, Lane B, Nguyen A, Lunney K. Embryonic expression of zebrafish MiT family genes tfe3b, tfeb, and tfec. Dev Dyn. 2011;240:2529-38 pubmed publisher
    ..The zebrafish genome contain two mitf (mitfa and mitfb), two tfe3 (tfe3a and tfe3b), and single tfeb and tfec genes; this distribution is shared with other teleosts...
  4. Li M, Zhu F, Hong Y. Differential evolution of duplicated medakafish mitf genes. Int J Biol Sci. 2013;9:496-508 pubmed publisher
    ..Our finding reveals species-specific variations for mitf duplicate evolution, in agreement with enormous diversity of body coloration and patterning. ..

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