An overview of the basic helix-loop-helix proteins
Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK
Genome Biology 2004, 5:226 doi:10.1186/gb-2004-5-6-226Published: 28 May 2004
The basic helix-loop-helix proteins are dimeric transcription factors that are found in almost all eukaryotes. In animals, they are important regulators of embryonic development, particularly in neurogenesis, myogenesis, heart development and hematopoiesis.