Aliases for C1QTNF4 Gene
External Ids for C1QTNF4 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for C1QTNF4 Gene
GeneCards Summary for C1QTNF4 Gene
C1QTNF4 (C1q And TNF Related 4) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cytokine activity. An important paralog of this gene is C1QTNF8.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for C1QTNF4 Gene
May be involved in the regulation of the inflammatory network. Its role as pro- or anti-inflammatory seems to be context dependent (PubMed:21658842, PubMed:27086950). Seems to have some role in regulating food intake and energy balance when administered in the brain. This effect is sustained over a two-day period, and it is accompanied by decreased expression of orexigenic neuropeptides in the hypothalamus 3 h post-injection (By similarity).