Transcriptional regulator. Activates E box-dependent transcription in collaboration with TCF3/E47, but the activity is completely antagonized by the negative regulator of neurogenesis HES1. Plays a role in the differentiation of subsets of neural cells by activating E box-dependent transcription.
Synonyms: Class A basic helix-loop-helix protein 14, bHLHa14, Helix-loop-helix protein hATH-1, hATH1
Gene name: ATOH1