Aliases for CYLC1 Gene
External Ids 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. 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