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Basic leucine zipper domain TFs

Unless otherwise stated all data on this page refer to the human proteins. Gene information is provided for human (Hs), mouse (Mm) and rat (Rn).


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This is a family of structurally divergent basic leucine zipper (bZIP) transcription factors (curated by HGNC in the Basic leucine zipper proteins gene group). The family includes the FOS, JUN, CREB, ATF, MAF and NF subgroups of transcription factors.


NRF2 (nuclear factor, erythroid 2 like 2) Show summary » More detailed page

How to cite this family page

Database page citation:

Basic leucine zipper domain TFs. Accessed on 27/09/2020. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,

Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY citation:

Alexander SPH, Kelly E, Mathie A, Peters JA, Veale EL, Armstrong JF, Faccenda E, Harding SD, Pawson AJ, Sharman JL, Southan C, Buneman OP, Cidlowski JA, Christopoulos A, Davenport AP, Fabbro D, Spedding M, Striessnig J, Davies JA; CGTP Collaborators. (2019) The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2019/20: Introduction and Other Protein Targets. Br J Pharmacol. 176 Issue S1: S1-S20.