Aliases for FRMD3 Gene
External Ids for FRMD3 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FRMD3 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a single pass membrane protein primarily found in ovaries. A similar protein in erythrocytes helps determine the shape of red blood cells, but the function of the encoded protein has not been determined. There is some evidence that this is a tumor suppressor gene, and there is also evidence linking defects in this gene to susceptibility to diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetes. Several transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2011]
GeneCards Summary for FRMD3 Gene
FRMD3 (FERM Domain Containing 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cytoskeletal protein binding. An important paralog of this gene is FRMD5.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FRMD3 Gene
Putative tumor suppressor gene that may be implicated in the origin and progression of lung cancer.