Aliases for CYLC1 Gene
External Ids for CYLC1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CYLC1 Gene
This gene encodes a sperm head cytoskeletal protein. The encoded protein is associated with the calyx of spermatozoa and spermatids. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2012]
GeneCards Summary for CYLC1 Gene
CYLC1 (Cylicin, Basic Protein Of Sperm Head Cytoskeleton 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CYLC1 include ametropic amblyopia and regular astigmatism. GO annotations related to this gene include structural molecule activity and structural constituent of cytoskeleton. An important paralog of this gene is CYLC2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CYLC1 Gene
Possible architectural role during spermatogenesis. May be involved in spermatid differentiation