MYF6

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MYF6

A gene on chromosome 12q21 that encodes a protein involved in muscle differentiation and induces fibroblasts to differentiate into myoblasts.
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Arnold, "Inactivation of Myf-6 and Myf-5 genes in mice leads to alterations in skeletal muscle development," The EMBO Journal, vol.
Myf-6, a new member of the human gene family of myogenic determination factors: Evidence for a gene cluster on chromosome 12.
The MYOG gene is a member of the MyoD gene family (myogenin, MyoD1, myf-5, and myf-6) which acts on myogenesis (Olson, 1990; Weintraub et al., 1991), synthesizes myofibrillar proteins in the skeletal muscles and regulates the number of their myofibers.