Aliases for ZAR1 Gene
External Ids for ZAR1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ZAR1 Gene
This maternal effect gene is oocyte-specific and encodes a protein that is thought to function in the initiation of embryogenesis. A similar protein in mouse is required for female fertility. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2013]
GeneCards Summary for ZAR1 Gene
ZAR1 (Zygote Arrest 1) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is ZAR1L.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZAR1 Gene
Essential for female fertility. May play a role in the oocyte-to-embryo transition (By similarity).