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Symbol PCDH18 contributors: - updated : 30-01-2006
HGNC name protocadherin 18
HGNC id 14268
Location 4q31.2-q32      Physical location : 138.440.075 - 138.453.629
Synonym name protocadherin 68-like protein
Synonym symbol(s) HGNC14268, PCDH68L,KIAA1562
DNA
TYPE functioning gene
STRUCTURE 9.00 kb     4 Exon(s)
10 Kb 5' upstream gene genomic sequence study
MAPPING cloned Y linked N status provisional
RNA
TRANSCRIPTS type messenger
EXPRESSION
Type
constitutive of
   expressed in (based on citations)
organ(s)
SystemOrgan level 1Organ level 2Organ level 3Organ level 4LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Cardiovascularheart    
Digestiveliver    
Nervousbrain   highly
Respiratorylung    
 respiratory tracttrachea   
Urinarykidney    
cell lineage
cell lines
fluid/secretion
at STAGE
PROTEIN
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
STRUCTURE
motifs/domains
  • a signal peptide
  • six extracellular cadherin domains
  • a transmembrane domain encoded by a large unique exon and a cytoplasmic tail
  • conjugated GlycoP
    isoforms Precursor
    HOMOLOGY
    interspecies homolog to murine Pcdh18 protocadherin 18
    intraspecies homolog to cadherin
    Homologene
    FAMILY
  • cadherin superfamily of calcium dependent cell-cell adhesion glycoproteins
  • protocadherin subfamily
  • CATEGORY adhesion , receptor membrane
    SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION     plasma membrane,junction
        intracellular
    intracellular,nuclear envelope,int
    text integral plasma membrane, putatively localized at the synaptic junction
    basic FUNCTION
  • cadherin-related neuronal receptor, putatively involved in the specificity of neuronal connections
  • CELLULAR PROCESS
    PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESS development , nervous system
    text
  • playing a putative role in cell-cell interactions critical in the development of the central nervous system,mediating adhesion in synaptic junctions through lack-in process
  • PATHWAY
    metabolism
    signaling signal transduction
    cell-cell signaling
    a component
    INTERACTION
    DNA
    RNA
    small molecule metal binding,
    calcium Ca2+
    protein
    cell & other cell cell homophilic interaction
    REGULATION
    ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
    ANIMAL & CELL MODELS