SP6

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SP6

A gene on chromosome 17q21.32 that encodes a ubiquitous protein belonging to the Sp1 C2H2-type zinc-finger protein family and which promotes cell proliferation.
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Moreover, epiprofin, a transcription factor from the Sp family, can promote dental epithelial FGF9 which could elicit proliferation of dental mesenchymal cells through FGFR1c; this is essential for the tooth morphogenesis with the correct shapes and proper sizes [122].
Koyama et al., "Epiprofin regulates enamel formation and tooth morphogenesis by controlling epithelial-mesenchymal interactions during tooth development," Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, vol.