Aliases for OCM Gene
External Ids for OCM Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OCM Gene
Oncomodulin is a high-affinity calcium ion-binding protein. It belongs to the superfamily of calmodulin proteins, also known as the EF-hand proteins. Oncomodulin is an oncodevelopmental protein found in early embryonic cells in the placenta and also in tumors. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for OCM Gene
OCM (Oncomodulin) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with OCM include eye carcinoma. GO annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding. An important paralog of this gene is PVALB.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OCM Gene
Has some calmodulin-like activity with respect to enzyme activation and growth regulation. Binds two calcium ions