Previous GeneCards Identifiers for VIT Gene
This gene encodes an extracellular matrix (ECM) protein. The protein may be associated with cell adhesion and migration. High levels of expression of the protein in specific parts of the brain suggest its likely role in neural development. [provided by RefSeq, Jun 2016]
GeneCards Summary for VIT Gene
VIT (Vitrin) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with VIT include Mental Retardation, X-Linked, Snyder-Robinson Type and Syndromic X-Linked Intellectual Disability. GO annotations related to this gene include glycosaminoglycan binding. An important paralog of this gene is COL6A3.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for VIT Gene
Promotes matrix assembly and cell adhesiveness.