Aliases for S100A16 Gene
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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for S100A16 Gene
GeneCards Summary for S100A16 Gene
S100A16 (S100 Calcium Binding Protein A16) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity. An important paralog of this gene is S100A1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for S100A16 Gene
Calcium-binding protein. Binds one calcium ion per monomer (PubMed:17030513). Can promote differentiation of adipocytes (in vitro) (By similarity). Overexpression in preadipocytes increases their proliferation, enhances adipogenesis and reduces insulin-stimulated glucose uptake (By similarity).