Aliases for HSPB6 Gene
External Ids for HSPB6 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HSPB6 Gene
This locus encodes a heat shock protein. The encoded protein likely plays a role in smooth muscle relaxation. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2012]
GeneCards Summary for HSPB6 Gene
HSPB6 (Heat Shock Protein, Alpha-Crystallin-Related, B6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with HSPB6 include cerebral hemorrhage and cerebral amyloid angiopathy. GO annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and structural constituent of eye lens. An important paralog of this gene is CRYAA.