Embryonic expression of the human GATA-3 gene

Mech Dev. 1999 Jul;85(1-2):183-7. doi: 10.1016/s0925-4773(99)00088-x.


The spatial and temporal analysis of GATA-3 expression pattern in the human embryo revealed its expression in new anatomical sites. These include the endoderm of the primitive foregut, pharynx and allantois, the branchial arches and the mesenchymal cells surrounding the stomach and dorsal aorta. On the other hand, human (h) GATA-3 expression in the central nervous system, somites and embryonic kidney confirms the tissue specificity of this gene throughout vertebrate evolution.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • DNA-Binding Proteins / genetics*
  • Embryonic and Fetal Development / genetics*
  • GATA3 Transcription Factor
  • Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental*
  • Humans
  • Trans-Activators / genetics*
  • Zinc Fingers


  • DNA-Binding Proteins
  • GATA3 Transcription Factor
  • GATA3 protein, human
  • Trans-Activators