Aliases for NOV Gene
External Ids for NOV Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NOV Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a small secreted cysteine-rich protein and a member of the CCN family of regulatory proteins. CNN family proteins associate with the extracellular matrix and play an important role in cardiovascular and skeletal development, fibrosis and cancer development. [provided by RefSeq, Feb 2009]
GeneCards Summary for NOV Gene
NOV (Nephroblastoma Overexpressed) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with NOV include wilms tumor. Among its related pathways are Adhesion and Signaling in Gap Junctions. GO annotations related to this gene include growth factor activity and insulin-like growth factor binding. An important paralog of this gene is WISP3.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NOV Gene
Immediate-early protein likely to play a role in cell growth regulation.