Aliases for FAM132A Gene
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Previous Symbols for FAM132A Gene
GeneCards Summary for FAM132A Gene
FAM132A (Family With Sequence Similarity 132, Member A) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is FAM132B.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM132A Gene
Insulin-sensitizing adipocyte-secreted protein (adipokine) that regulates glucose metabolism in liver and adipose tissue. Promotes glucose uptake in adipocytes and suppresses de novo glucose production in hepatocytes via the PI3K-Akt signaling pathway. Administration lead to reduction of blood glucose. Able to attenuate inflammation in fat tissue (By similarity).