External Ids for PODN Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PODN Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the small leucine-rich repeat protein family and contains an amino terminal CX3CXCX7C cysteine-rich cluster followed by a leucine-rich repeat domain. Studies suggest that this protein could function to inhibit smooth muscle cell proliferation and migration following arterial injury. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2016]
GeneCards Summary for PODN Gene
PODN (Podocan) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include collagen binding. An important paralog of this gene is PODNL1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for PODN Gene
Negatively regulates cell proliferation and cell migration.