TFAP2A(redirected from AP-2alpha)
TFAP2AA gene on chromosome 6p24 that encodes a member of the AP-2 family of transcription factors, which activate the transcription of genes involved in proper eye, face, body wall, limb and neural tube development. TFAP2A inhibits C/EBP alpha, MCAM/MUC18 and MYC.
TFAP2A mutations cause branchiooculofacial syndrome.
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