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. Among its related pathways are Defensins and Innate Immune System. 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.