GATA1

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GATA1

A gene on chromosome Xp11.23 that encodes a protein of the GATA family of transcription factors, which plays a key role in erythroid development by regulating the switch of foetal to adult haemoglobin.

Molecular pathology
GATA1 mutation is associated with X-linked dyserythropoietic anaemia and thrombocytopaenia.
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