Aliases for CTNNA2 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CTNNA2 Gene
GeneCards Summary for CTNNA2 Gene
CTNNA2 (Catenin (Cadherin-Associated Protein), Alpha 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CTNNA2 include mixed germ cell cancer. Among its related pathways are Developmental Biology and Pathways in cancer. GO annotations related to this gene include structural molecule activity and structural constituent of cytoskeleton. An important paralog of this gene is CTNNA3.
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 (By similarity).