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 Disease and NF-KappaB Family 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