Aliases for ADGRG6 Gene
External Ids for ADGRG6 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for ADGRG6 Gene
This gene, which is upregulated in human umbilical vein endothelial cells, encodes a G protein-coupled receptor. Variations in this gene can affect a person's stature. Multiple transcript variants encoding different proteins have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2009]
GeneCards Summary for ADGRG6 Gene
ADGRG6 (Adhesion G Protein-Coupled Receptor G6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ADGRG6 include lethal congenital contracture syndrome 9 and distal arthrogryposis. GO annotations related to this gene include G-protein coupled receptor activity and transmembrane signaling receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is ADGRG5.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ADGRG6 Gene
G-protein coupled receptor which is activated by type IV collagen, a major constituent of the basement membrane. Essential for normal differentiation of promyelinating Schwann cells and for normal myelination of axons.