機能Functions as a myeloid and B-cell proto-oncogene. May play important roles in leukemogenesis and hematopoiesis. An essential factor in lymphopoiesis, is required for B-cell formation in fetal liver. May function as a modulator of the transcriptional repression activity of ARP1.
組織特異性Expressed at high levels in brain, spleen thymus, bone marrow and testis. Expressed in CD34-positive myeloid precursor cells, B-cells, monocytes and megakaryocytes. Expression is tightly regulated during B-cell development.
関連疾患Note=Chromosomal aberrations involving BCL11A may be a cause of lymphoid malignancies. Translocation t(2;14)(p13;q32.3) causes BCL11A deregulation and amplification.
配列類似性Contains 6 C2H2-type zinc fingers.
翻訳後修飾Sumoylated by SUMO1.
細胞内局在Cytoplasm. Nucleus. Associates with the nuclear body. Colocalizes with SUMO1 and SENP2 in nuclear speckles.