External Ids for OSTF1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OSTF1 Gene
Osteoclast-stimulating factor-1 is an intracellular protein produced by osteoclasts that indirectly induces osteoclast formation and bone resorption (Reddy et al., 1998 [PubMed 10092216]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for OSTF1 Gene
OSTF1 (Osteoclast Stimulating Factor 1) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include SH3 domain binding. An important paralog of this gene is ANKRD27.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OSTF1 Gene
Induces bone resorption, acting probably through a signaling cascade which results in the secretion of factor(s) enhancing osteoclast formation and activity.