Aliases for OGN Gene
External Ids for OGN Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OGN Gene
This gene encodes a protein which induces ectopic bone formation in conjunction with transforming growth factor beta. This protein is a small proteoglycan which contains tandem leucine-rich repeats (LRR). Alternatively spliced transcript variants that encode the same protein have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for OGN Gene
OGN (Osteoglycin) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with OGN include vaginal cancer and cornea plana. Among its related pathways are GPCR Pathway and GPCR Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include growth factor activity. An important paralog of this gene is OPTC.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OGN Gene
Induces bone formation in conjunction with TGF-beta-1 or TGF-beta-2