Aliases for FAM109A Gene
External Ids for FAM109A Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM109A Gene
This gene encodes a protein that localizes to the endosome and interacts with the enzyme, inositol polyphosphate 5-phosphatase OCRL-1. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, May 2010]
GeneCards Summary for FAM109A Gene
FAM109A (Family With Sequence Similarity 109 Member A) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity. An important paralog of this gene is FAM109B.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM109A Gene
Plays a role in endocytic trafficking. Required for receptor recycling from endosomes, both to the trans-Golgi network and the plasma membrane.