External Ids for COL22A1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for COL22A1 Gene
COL22A1, a member of the FACIT (fibrillar-associated collagens with interrupted triple helices) subgroup of the collagen protein family, specifically localizes to tissue junctions (Koch et al., 2004 [PubMed 15016833]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for COL22A1 Gene
COL22A1 (Collagen Type XXII Alpha 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Protein digestion and absorption and Collagen biosynthesis and modifying enzymes. An important paralog of this gene is COL21A1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for COL22A1 Gene
Acts as a cell adhesion ligand for skin epithelial cells and fibroblasts.