Aliases for PSG8 Gene
External Ids for PSG8 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PSG8 Gene
The human pregnancy-specific glycoproteins (PSGs) are a group of molecules that are mainly produced by the placental syncytiotrophoblasts during pregnancy. PSGs comprise a subgroup of the carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) family, which belongs to the immunoglobulin superfamily. For additional general information about the PSG gene family, see PSG1 (MIM 176390).[supplied by OMIM, Oct 2009]
GeneCards Summary for PSG8 Gene
PSG8 (Pregnancy Specific Beta-1-Glycoprotein 8) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Cell surface interactions at the vascular wall and Response to elevated platelet cytosolic Ca2+. An important paralog of this gene is PSG1.