LEFTY1

LEFTY1

A gene on chromosome 1q42.1 that encodes a member of the transforming growth factor beta (TGFB) family of cytokines that plays a role in determining left-right asymmetry during organogenesis.
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2], Gen antagonized GR-mediated Dex-induced LEFTY1 expression (Figure 3B).
For both of the glucocorticoid-induced genes, repression of GR by siRNA attenuated LEFTY1 and GILZ induction by Dex.
The in vivo significance of glucocorticoid regulation of LEFTYI and GILZ in the uterus is not clear, but both LEFTY1 and GILZ regulate important biological functions.