Aliases for ECM2 Gene
External Ids for ECM2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ECM2 Gene
ECM2 encodes extracellular matrix protein 2, so named because it shares extensive similarity with known extracelluar matrix proteins. Three transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2010]
GeneCards Summary for ECM2 Gene
ECM2 (Extracellular Matrix Protein 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ECM2 include Fraser Syndrome 1. Among its related pathways are Integrin Pathway and ERK Signaling. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include heparin binding and collagen binding. An important paralog of this gene is KERA.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for ECM2 Gene
Promotes matrix assembly and cell adhesiveness.