The Function of EGR1

Transcriptional regulator. Recognizes and binds to the DNA sequence 5'-CGCCCCCGC-3'(EGR-site). Activates the transcription of target genes whose products are required for mitogenesis and differentiation.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Early growth response protein 1

Short name:


Alternative name(s):

Nerve growth factor-induced protein A
Transcription factor ETR103
Transcription factor Zif268
Zinc finger protein 225
Zinc finger protein Krox-24

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Top Gene-Substance Interactions

EGR1 Interacts with These Diseases

Substances That Increase EGR1

Substances That Decrease EGR1

Conditions with Increased Gene Activity

Conditions with Decreased Gene Activity