Human Gene Set: GSE39864_WT_VS_GATA3_KO_TREG_DN

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Standard name GSE39864_WT_VS_GATA3_KO_TREG_DN
Systematic name M9063
Brief description Genes down-regulated in T reg cells: wildtype versus GATA3 [GeneID=2625] knockout.
Full description or abstract The transcription factor Foxp3 is indispensible for the differentiation and function of regulatory T cells (Treg cells). To gain insights into the molecular mechanisms of Foxp3 mediated gene expression we purified Foxp3 complexes and explored their composition. Biochemical and mass-spectrometric analyses revealed that Foxp3 forms multi-protein complexes of 400-800 kDa or larger and identified 361 associated proteins ~30% of which are transcription-related. Foxp3 directly regulates expression of a large proportion of the genes encoding its co-factors. Reciprocally, some transcription factor partners of Foxp3 facilitate its expression. Functional analysis of Foxp3 cooperation with one such partner, Gata3, provided further evidence for a network of transcriptional regulation afforded by Foxp3 and its associates to control distinct aspects of Treg cell biology. Gene expression profile of Treg specific knock-out of Gata3 vs. their littermate controls were analyzed to gain insight into Gata3 dependendent genes in Treg cells.
Collection C7: Immunologic Signature
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Source publication Pubmed 22922362   Authors: Rudra D,deRoos P,Chaudhry A,Niec RE,Arvey A,Samstein RM,Leslie C,Shaffer SA,Goodlett DR,Rudensky AY
Exact source GSE39864_2644_200_DN
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Organism Mus musculus
Contributed by Jernej Godec (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)
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