Official Full Name
growth arrest and DNA-damage-inducible, alpha
This gene is a member of a group of genes whose transcript levels are increased following stressful growth arrest conditions and treatment with DNA-damaging agents. The protein encoded by this gene responds to environmental stresses by mediating activation of the p38/JNK pathway via MTK1/MEKK4 kinase. The DNA damage-induced transcription of this gene is mediated by both p53-dependent and -independent mechanisms. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms have been found for this gene.
GADD45A; growth arrest and DNA-damage-inducible, alpha; DDIT1; growth arrest and DNA damage-inducible protein GADD45 alpha; GADD45; DDIT-1; DNA damage-inducible transcript-1; DNA-damage-inducible transcript 1; DNA damage-inducible transcript 1 protein; gr; growth arrest and DNA-damage-inducible 45 alpha; growth arrest and DNA-damage-inducible protein 45 alpha