Aliases for CDNF Gene
External Ids for CDNF Gene
Previous Symbols for CDNF Gene
GeneCards Summary for CDNF Gene
CDNF (Cerebral Dopamine Neurotrophic Factor) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include growth factor activity. An important paralog of this gene is MANF.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CDNF Gene
Trophic factor for dopamine neurons. Prevents the 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA)-induced degeneration of dopaminergic neurons. When administered after 6-OHDA-lesioning, restores the dopaminergic function and prevents the degeneration of dopaminergic neurons in substantia nigra (By similarity).