Aliases for FAM132A Gene
External Ids for FAM132A Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for FAM132A Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM132A Gene
GeneCards Summary for FAM132A Gene
FAM132A (Family With Sequence Similarity 132, Member A) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include hormone activity. 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).