Aliases for LXN Gene
External Ids for LXN Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for LXN Gene
This gene encodes the only known protein inhibitor of zinc-dependent metallocarboxypeptidases. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2008]
GeneCards Summary for LXN Gene
LXN (Latexin) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with LXN include Endocervicitis and Listeriosis. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include heparin binding and metalloendopeptidase inhibitor activity. An important paralog of this gene is RARRES1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LXN Gene
Hardly reversible, non-competitive, and potent inhibitor of CPA1, CPA2 and CPA4. May play a role in inflammation.