MITF gene

Known as: bHLHe32, Microphthalmia-Associated Transcription Factor Gene, MITF 
This gene is involved in transcriptional promotion in melanocytes.
National Institutes of Health

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2013
Highly Cited
2013
The mTORC1 complex supports cell growth and proliferation in response to energy levels, growth factors, and nutrients. The Rag… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Melanomas are very aggressive neoplasms with notorious resistance to therapeutics. It was recently proposed that the remarkable… (More)
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2011
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2011
So far, no common environmental and/or phenotypic factor has been associated with melanoma and renal cell carcinoma (RCC). The… (More)
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2011
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2011
So far, two genes associated with familial melanoma have been identified, accounting for a minority of genetic risk in families… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Our understanding of how chromatin structure influences cellular processes such as transcription and replication has been limited… (More)
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2006
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2006
It is widely held that cells with metastatic properties such as invasiveness and expression of matrix metalloproteinases arise… (More)
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2006
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2006
Commitment to the melanocyte lineage is characterized by the onset of expression of the microphthalmia-associated transcription… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Systematic analyses of cancer genomes promise to unveil patterns of genetic alterations linked to the genesis and spread of human… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The controls that enable melanoblasts and melanoma cells to proliferate are likely to be related, but so far no key regulator of… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Tyrosinase, tyrosinase-related protein-1 (TRP-1), and TRP-2 are the enzymes involved in melanin biosynthesis and are… (More)
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