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GeneCards Summary for STX17 Gene
STX17 (Syntaxin 17) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Transport to the Golgi and subsequent modification and Vesicle-mediated transport. GO annotations related to this gene include protein kinase binding and SNARE binding.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for STX17 Gene
SNAREs, soluble N-ethylmaleimide-sensitive factor-attachment protein receptors, are essential proteins for fusion of cellular membranes. SNAREs localized on opposing membranes assemble to form a trans-SNARE complex, an extended, parallel four alpha-helical bundle that drives membrane fusion. STX17 is a SNARE of the autophagosome involved in autophagy through the direct control of autophagosome membrane fusion with the lysosome membrane (PubMed:23217709, PubMed:25686604). May also play a role in the early secretory pathway where it may maintain the architecture of the endoplasmic reticulum-Golgi intermediate compartment/ERGIC and Golgi and/or regulate transport between the endoplasmic reticulum, the ERGIC and the Golgi (PubMed:21545355).