Aliases for CPA3 Gene
External Ids for CPA3 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CPA3 Gene
This gene encodes a member of the carboxypeptidase A family of zinc metalloproteases. The encoded preproprotein is proteolytically processed to generate a mature protease that is released by mast cells and may be involved in the degradation of endogenous proteins and the inactivation of venom-associated peptides. Expression of this gene may be elevated in human asthma patients. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2015]
GeneCards Summary for CPA3 Gene
CPA3 (Carboxypeptidase A3 (Mast Cell)) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Transport to the Golgi and subsequent modification and Pancreatic secretion. GO annotations related to this gene include peptidase activity and carboxypeptidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is CPA2.