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Microphthalmia-Associated Transcription Factor

"Microphthalmia-Associated Transcription Factor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper transcription factor that regulates the CELL DIFFERENTIATION and development of a variety of cell types including MELANOCYTES; OSTEOCLASTS; and RETINAL PIGMENT EPITHELIUM. Mutations in MITF protein have been associated with OSTEOPETROSIS and WAARDENBURG'S SYNDROME.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Microphthalmia-Associated Transcription Factor" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Microphthalmia-Associated Transcription Factor" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 114 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2006 and 2014 and 2016
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.