Aliases for CDNF Gene
External Ids for CDNF Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for CDNF Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CDNF Gene
GeneCards Summary for CDNF Gene
CDNF (Cerebral Dopamine Neurotrophic Factor) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CDNF include Retinitis Pigmentosa 22. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include growth factor activity. An important paralog of this gene is MANF.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for CDNF Gene
Trophic factor for dopamine neurons. Prevents the 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA)-induced degeneration of dopaminergic neurons. When administered after 6-OHDA-lesioning, restores the dopaminergic function and prevents the degeneration of dopaminergic neurons in substantia nigra (By similarity).