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myog

This is the community wiki page for the gene myog please feel free to add any information that is relevant to this gene that is not already captured elsewhere in Xenbase.

summary for human MYOG (MYF4) from NCBI

Myogenin is a muscle-specific transcription factor that can induce myogenesis in a variety of cell types in tissue culture. It is a member of a large family of proteins related by sequence homology, the helix-loop-helix (HLH) proteins. It is essential for the development of functional skeletal muscle. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

nomenlcature changes

7.21.21 the Xenopus gene name was changed from myogenin (myogenic factor 4) to myogenin ollowing human, as per Xenopus nomenclature rules.

The Xenopus gene symbol myf4 was changed to myog following human, as per Xenopus nomenclature rules.