SOX3

(redirected from SRY (sex-determining region Y)-box 3)

SOX3

A gene on chromosome Xq27.1 that encodes a member of the SOX (SRY-related HMG-box) family of transcription factors, which regulate embryonic development and determine cell fate. SOX3 may act as a transcription regulator after forming a complex with other proteins.
 
Molecular pathology
SOX3 mutations are associated with X-linked mental retardation with growth hormone deficiency.
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