Aliases for KLK9 Gene
External Ids for KLK9 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a kallikrein-related serine protease. This gene is activated by steroid hormones in a human breast cancer cell line, making it a good marker for cancer detection. The encoded protein is found primarily in the cytoplasm.[provided by RefSeq, Oct 2010]
GeneCards Summary for KLK9 Gene
KLK9 (Kallikrein-Related Peptidase 9) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with KLK9 include breast cancer. Among its related pathways are Collagen biosynthesis and modifying enzymes and Collagen biosynthesis and modifying enzymes. GO annotations related to this gene include serine-type endopeptidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is KLK12.