Cite this page: Pernick N. FOXA1. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainsfoxa1.html. Accessed January 20th, 2021.
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