Aliases for OCM Gene
External Ids for OCM Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OCM Gene
Oncomodulin is a high-affinity calcium ion-binding protein. It belongs to the superfamily of calmodulin proteins, also known as the EF-hand proteins. Oncomodulin is an oncodevelopmental protein found in early embryonic cells in the placenta and also in tumors. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for OCM Gene
OCM (Oncomodulin) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with OCM include Vulvar Leiomyoma and Vulvar Benign Neoplasm. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding. An important paralog of this gene is OCM2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for OCM Gene
Has some calmodulin-like activity with respect to enzyme activation and growth regulation. Binds two calcium ions.