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Related Gene(s)

The HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) provides an index of gene familiesThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. and their member genes.

Genetics Home Reference summarizes the normal function and health implications of these genes in the bHLH gene family:

  • EPAS1: endothelial PAS domain protein 1
  • HES7: hes family bHLH transcription factor 7
  • MESP2: mesoderm posterior bHLH transcription factor 2
  • MITF: microphthalmia-associated transcription factor
  • MYCN: v-myc avian myelocytomatosis viral oncogene neuroblastoma derived homolog
  • TCF4: transcription factor 4
  • TWIST1: twist family bHLH transcription factor 1
Reviewed: March 2011
Published: February 1, 2016