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MEF2 Transcription Factors MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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MEF2 Transcription Factors
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Scope Note
Activating transcription factors of the MADS family which bind a specific sequence element (MEF2 element) in many muscle-specific genes and are involved in skeletal and cardiac myogenesis, neuronal differentiation and survival/apoptosis.
Entry Term(s)
MEF2 Proteins
MEF2A Protein
MEF2A Transcription Factor
MEF2B Protein
MEF2B Transcription Factor
MEF2C Protein
MEF2C Transcription Factor
MEF2D Protein
MEF2D Transcription Factor
Muscle Enhancer Factor-2
Muscle Enhancer Factor-2A
Muscle Enhancer Factor-2B
Muscle Enhancer Factor-2C
Muscle Enhancer Factor-2D
Muscle-Specific Enhancer Factor-2
Muscle-Specific Enhancer Factor-2A
Muscle-Specific Enhancer Factor-2B
Muscle-Specific Enhancer Factor-2C
Muscle-Specific Enhancer Factor-2D
Myocyte Enhancer Factor 2
Myocyte Enhancer Factor 2A
Myocyte Enhancer Factor 2B
Myocyte Enhancer Factor 2C
Myocyte Enhancer Factor 2D
Myocyte-Specific Enhancer Factor 2
Myocyte-Specific Enhancer Factor 2A
Myocyte-Specific Enhancer Factor 2B
Myocyte-Specific Enhancer Factor 2C
Myocyte-Specific Enhancer Factor 2D
Myocyte-Specific Enhancer-Binding Factor 2
Myocyte-Specific Enhancer-Binding Factor 2A
Myocyte-Specific Enhancer-Binding Factor 2B
Myocyte-Specific Enhancer-Binding Factor 2C
Myocyte-Specific Enhancer-Binding Factor 2D
Serum Response Factor-Like Protein 1
Serum Response Factor-Like Protein 2
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Public MeSH Note
2014; was indexed under MYOGENIC REGULATORY FACTORS 2004-2013; TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS 1992-2005; MADS DOMAIN PROTEINS 2005-2013
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MEF2 Transcription Factors Preferred
MEF2B Transcription Factor Narrower
MEF2D Transcription Factor Narrower
MEF2A Transcription Factor Narrower
MEF2C Transcription Factor Narrower
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