Neurog3

Neurogenin 3
Identifiers
NEUROG3 Gene
Orthologs
SpeciesHumanMouse

Neurogenin-3 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the NEUROG3 gene.[1]

Neurogenin-3 is expressed in endocrine progenitor cells and is required for endocrine cell development in the pancreas and intestine.[2] It belongs to a family of basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) transcription factors involved in the determination of neural precursor cells in the neuroectoderm.[3]

The pancreas and brain the major splicing isoform does not code for a protein.[4]

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