Aliases for ELSPBP1 Gene
External Ids for ELSPBP1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ELSPBP1 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the sperm-coating protein family of epididymal origin. This protein and its canine homolog are the first known examples of proteins with four tandemly arranged fibronectin type 2 (Fn2) domains in the Fn2-module protein family. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for ELSPBP1 Gene
ELSPBP1 (Epididymal Sperm Binding Protein 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are miRs in Muscle Cell Differentiation and NFAT and Cardiac Hypertrophy. An important paralog of this gene is MMP19.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ELSPBP1 Gene
Binds to spermatozoa upon ejaculation and may play a role in sperm capacitation. Has phosphorylcholine-binding activity (By similarity).