External Ids for ASTN1 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for ASTN1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ASTN1 Gene
Astrotactin is a neuronal adhesion molecule required for glial-guided migration of young postmitotic neuroblasts in cortical regions of developing brain, including cerebrum, hippocampus, cerebellum, and olfactory bulb (Fink et al., 1995).[supplied by OMIM, Jun 2009]
GeneCards Summary for ASTN1 Gene
ASTN1 (Astrotactin 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ASTN1 include Schimke Immunoosseous Dysplasia. Among its related pathways are Ectoderm Differentiation. An important paralog of this gene is ASTN2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ASTN1 Gene
Neuronal adhesion molecule that is required for normal migration of young postmitotic neuroblasts along glial fibers, especially in the cerebellum. Required for normal rate of migration of granule cells during brain development and for normal cerebellum development.