Germ cell nuclear factor is a transcriptional repressor essential for embryonic development.


GCNF is an orphan member of the nuclear receptor superfamily. The nuclear receptor superfamily is a large superfamily of transcription factors, the majority of which are designated as orphan receptors because their ligands and functions are currently unknown. GCNF (Germ Cell Nuclear Factor) is so named because of its restricted expression pattern in the… (More)


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