Aliases for EMILIN2 Gene
External Ids for EMILIN2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for EMILIN2 Gene
GeneCards Summary for EMILIN2 Gene
EMILIN2 (Elastin Microfibril Interfacer 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with EMILIN2 include Porokeratosis and Myopia. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include extracellular matrix constituent conferring elasticity. An important paralog of this gene is EMILIN1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for EMILIN2 Gene
May be responsible for anchoring smooth muscle cells to elastic fibers, and may be involved not only in the formation of the elastic fiber, but also in the processes that regulate vessel assembly. Has cell adhesive capacity.