Aliases for PPFIA4 Gene
External Ids for PPFIA4 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PPFIA4 Gene
PPFIA4, or liprin-alpha-4, belongs to the liprin-alpha gene family. See liprin-alpha-1 (LIP1, or PPFIA1; MIM 611054) for background on liprins.[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for PPFIA4 Gene
PPFIA4 (Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase, Receptor Type, F Polypeptide (PTPRF), Interacting Protein (Liprin), Alpha 4) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Transmission across Chemical Synapses and Neurotransmitter Release Cycle. An important paralog of this gene is KAZN.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PPFIA4 Gene
May regulate the disassembly of focal adhesions. May localize receptor-like tyrosine phosphatases type 2A at specific sites on the plasma membrane, possibly regulating their interaction with the extracellular environment and their association with substrates (By similarity).