Stains
FOXA1


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Minor changes: 5 March 2019

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PubMed Search: FOXA1

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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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
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FOXA1 and GATA3 in breast cancer cases

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