Aliases for CALCB Gene
External Ids for CALCB Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for CALCB Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CALCB Gene
GeneCards Summary for CALCB Gene
CALCB (Calcitonin-Related Polypeptide Beta) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CALCB include ewing sarcoma. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Signaling by GPCR. GO annotations related to this gene include neuropeptide hormone activity. An important paralog of this gene is CALCA.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CALCB Gene
CGRP induces vasodilation. It dilates a variety of vessels including the coronary, cerebral and systemic vasculature. Its abundance in the CNS also points toward a neurotransmitter or neuromodulator role