Aliases for RNASE8 Gene
External Ids for RNASE8 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RNASE8 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the pancreatic ribonuclease family, a subset of the ribonuclease A superfamily. The protein is expressed prominently in the placenta and exhibits antimicrobial activity against pathogenic bacteria and fungi. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2014]
GeneCards Summary for RNASE8 Gene
RNASE8 (Ribonuclease A Family Member 8) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with RNASE8 include Esotropia. Among its related pathways are Innate Immune System and Defensins. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include nucleic acid binding and ribonuclease A activity. An important paralog of this gene is RNASE7.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for RNASE8 Gene
Has a low ribonuclease activity.