External Ids for COL6A6 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for COL6A6 Gene
This gene encodes a large protein that contains multiple von Willebrand factor domains and forms a component of the basal lamina of epithelial cells. This protein may regulate epithelial cell-fibronectin interactions. Variation in this gene may be implicated in skin diseases. [provided by RefSeq, May 2017]
GeneCards Summary for COL6A6 Gene
COL6A6 (Collagen Type VI Alpha 6 Chain) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are PI3K-Akt signaling pathway and Collagen chain trimerization. An important paralog of this gene is COL6A5.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for COL6A6 Gene
Collagen VI acts as a cell-binding protein.