Aliases for GAS6 Gene
External Ids for GAS6 Gene
Previous Symbols for GAS6 Gene
This gene encodes a gamma-carboxyglutamic acid (Gla)-containing protein thought to be involved in the stimulation of cell proliferation. This gene is frequently overexpressed in many cancers and has been implicated as an adverse prognostic marker. Elevated protein levels are additionally associated with a variety of disease states, including venous thromboembolic disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, chronic renal failure, and preeclampsia. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2014]
GeneCards Summary for GAS6 Gene
GAS6 (Growth Arrest-Specific 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with GAS6 include critical limb ischemia and limb ischemia. Among its related pathways are NF-KappaB Family Pathway and NF-KappaB Family Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding and voltage-gated calcium channel activity. An important paralog of this gene is SHBG.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GAS6 Gene
Ligand for tyrosine-protein kinase receptors AXL, TYRO3 and MER whose signaling is implicated in cell growth and survival, cell adhesion and cell migration. GAS6/AXL signaling plays a role in various processes such as endothelial cell survival during acidification by preventing apoptosis, optimal cytokine signaling during human natural killer cell development, hepatic regeneration, gonadotropin-releasing hormone neuron survival and migration, platelet activation, or regulation of thrombotic responses.