Aliases for CTNNA2 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CTNNA2 Gene
GeneCards Summary for CTNNA2 Gene
CTNNA2 (Catenin Alpha 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CTNNA2 include Mixed Germ Cell Cancer. Among its related pathways are Blood-Brain Barrier and Immune Cell Transmigration: VCAM-1/CD106 Signaling Pathways and Adhesion. GO annotations related to this gene include structural molecule activity and structural constituent of cytoskeleton. An important paralog of this gene is CTNNA1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CTNNA2 Gene
May function as a linker between cadherin adhesion receptors and the cytoskeleton to regulate cell-cell adhesion and differentiation in the nervous system. Regulates morphological plasticity of synapses and cerebellar and hippocampal lamination during development. Functions in the control of startle modulation.