Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 2 August 2018, last major update February 2012

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Cite this page: Pernick, N. FOXA1. website. Accessed January 18th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Forkhead box A1 gene; also known as HNF3α (hepatocyte nuclear factor 3α)
  • DNA binding protein that acts as transcriptional activator for liver specific transcripts such as albumin and transthyretin; also interacts with chromatin
  • Marker of luminal A type breast cancer
Uses by pathologists
Microscopic (histologic) images

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FOXA1 and GATA3 in breast cancer cases