Aliases for MXRA5 Gene
External Ids for MXRA5 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MXRA5 Gene
This gene encodes one of the matrix-remodelling associated proteins. This protein contains 7 leucine-rich repeats and 12 immunoglobulin-like C2-type domains related to perlecan. This gene has a pseudogene on chromosome Y. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2010]
GeneCards Summary for MXRA5 Gene
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MXRA5 Gene
In kidney, has anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic properties by limiting the induction of chemokines, fibronectin and collagen expression in response to TGB1 and pro-inflammatory stimuli.