Aliases for WNT9B Gene
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Previous Symbols for WNT9B Gene
The WNT gene family consists of structurally related genes that encode secreted signaling proteins. These proteins have been implicated in oncogenesis and in several developmental processes, including regulation of cell fate and patterning during embryogenesis. This gene is a member of the WNT gene family. Study of its expression in the teratocarcinoma cell line NT2 suggests that it may be implicated in the early process of neuronal differentiation of NT2 cells induced by retinoic acid. This gene is clustered with WNT3, another family member, in the chromosome 17q21 region. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for WNT9B Gene
WNT9B (Wingless-Type MMTV Integration Site Family, Member 9B) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with WNT9B include teratocarcinoma and mayer-rokitansky-kuster-hauser syndrome. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Proteoglycans in cancer. GO annotations related to this gene include frizzled binding. An important paralog of this gene is WNT10B.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for WNT9B Gene
Ligand for members of the frizzled family of seven transmembrane receptors. Probable developmental protein. May be a signaling molecule which affects the development of discrete regions of tissues. Is likely to signal over only few cell diameters (By similarity).