Homeobox protein Nkx-3.1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the NKX3-1gene.1
The homeodomain-containing transcription factor NKX3A is a putative prostate tumor suppressor that is expressed in a largely prostate-specific and androgen-regulated manner. Loss of NKX3A protein expression is a common finding in human prostate carcinomas and prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia.[supplied by OMIM]2
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