External Ids for MATN2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MATN2 Gene
This gene encodes a member of the von Willebrand factor A domain containing protein family. This family of proteins is thought to be involved in the formation of filamentous networks in the extracellular matrices of various tissues. This protein contains five von Willebrand factor A domains. The specific function of this gene has not yet been determined. Two transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for MATN2 Gene
MATN2 (Matrilin 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MATN2 include Pilocytic Astrocytoma. GO annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding. An important paralog of this gene is MATN1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MATN2 Gene
Involved in matrix assembly.