MECP2 binds MET gene promoter

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R-HSA-8986943
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Homo sapiens
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MECP2 binds the promoter of the MET gene, encoding receptor tyrosine kinase MET. The MECP2 binding site in the MET promoter contains the SNV sequence whose rs1858830 C 'low activity' allele is associated with an increased risk for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) (Plummer et al. 2013).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
24150225 Transcriptional regulation of the MET receptor tyrosine kinase gene by MeCP2 and sex-specific expression in autism and Rett syndrome

Plummer, JT, Evgrafov, OV, Bergman, MY, Friez, M, Haiman, CA, Levitt, P, Aldinger, KA

Transl Psychiatry 2013
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