calcineurin-nfat signaling cascade Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description Any intracellular signal transduction in which the signal is passed on within the by activation of a member of the NFAT protein family as a consequence of NFAT dephosphorylation by Ca(2+)-activated calcineurin. The cascade begins with calcium-dependent activation of the phosphatase calcineurin. Calcineurin dephosphorylates multiple phosphoserine residues on NFAT, resulting in the translocation of NFAT to the nucleus. The cascade ends with regulation of transcription by NFAT. The calcineurin-NFAT cascade lies downstream of many cell surface receptors, including G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) and receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) that signal to mobilize calcium ions (Ca2+). (Gene Ontology, GO_0033173)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0033173
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5 genes participating in the calcineurin-nfat signaling cascade biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
LACRT lacritin
PPP3CA protein phosphatase 3, catalytic subunit, alpha isozyme
PPP3CB protein phosphatase 3, catalytic subunit, beta isozyme
PPP3R1 protein phosphatase 3, regulatory subunit B, alpha
RCAN2 regulator of calcineurin 2