KLF6

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KLF6

A gene on chromosome 10p15 that encodes a zinc finger protein belonging to the Kruppel-like family of transcription factors; it activates transcription, acting as a tumour suppressor.

Molecular pathology
Some KLF6 transcription variants have been linked to carcinogenesis.
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12] supplies are scarce, algae compensate by producing more of the protein, officially known as cobalamin acquisition protein 1, or CBA1.
Discovery of CBA1 illuminates a small but vital piece of the fundamental metabolic machinery that allows marine algae to grow.
Since CBA1 is essential for algal growth, it could provide clues on how to promote the growth of algae used to manufacture biofuels.