Aliases for KLK9 Gene
External Ids for KLK9 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KLK9 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a kallikrein-related serine protease. This gene is activated by steroid hormones in a human breast cancer cell line, making it a good marker for cancer detection. The encoded protein is found primarily in the cytoplasm.[provided by RefSeq, Oct 2010]
GeneCards Summary for KLK9 Gene
KLK9 (Kallikrein Related Peptidase 9) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with KLK9 include High-Grade Astrocytoma and Toxic Pneumonitis. Among its related pathways are Collagen chain trimerization and MSP-RON Signaling. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include serine-type endopeptidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ENSG00000269741.