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Table 3 List of transcription factors having over-representative occurrence in brain specific cis -acting sites

From: Comparative genomics using teleost fish helps to systematically identify target gene bodies of functionally defined human enhancers

Transcription factor Protein-related information Known endogenous expression pattern Source
AML1 RUNT-type transcription factor spinal cord, hindbrain [29, 30]
ARNT Helix-loop-helix DNA-binding spinal cord, forebrain, midbrain, hindbrain [31, 32]
cFOS Basic-leucine zipper (bZIP) transcription factor hindbrain [33, 34]
c-REL Immunoglobulin-like fold CNS (components not defined yet) [35, 36]
FREAC Winged helix-turn-helix transcription repressor CNS (components not defined yet) [37, 38]
HFH Winged helix-turn-helix transcription repressor DNA CNS (components not defined yet) [39, 40]
HNF3B Winged helix-turn-helix transcription repressor DNA Spinal-cord, forebrain midbrain, hindbrain [41, 42]
MEF2 myocyte-specific enhancer factor 2A forebrain, hindbrain [43, 44]
NF-KappaB Immunoglobulin-like fold spinal cord, forebrain, midbrain, hindbrain [45, 46]
nMYC Helix-loop-helix DNA-binding spinal cord, forebrain, midbrain, hindbrain [47, 48]
SOX17 High mobility group, HMG1/HMG2 spinal cord, forebrain, midbrain, hindbrain [49]
SOX5 High mobility group, HMG1/HMG2 spinal cord, hindbrain, midbrain [50, 51]
Talbeta-E47S Helix-loop-helix DNA-binding spinal cord, forebrain, midbrain, hindbrain [52, 53]
USF Helix-loop-helix DNA-binding spinal cord, forebrain, hindbrain [38, 54]
  1. This table also provides references of literature (last column) that addresses the type/function and endogenous expression pattern of transcription factors.