Aliases for TMSB4Y Gene
External Ids for TMSB4Y Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TMSB4Y Gene
This gene lies within the male specific region of chromosome Y. Its homolog on chromosome X escapes X inactivation and encodes an actin sequestering protein. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for TMSB4Y Gene
TMSB4Y (Thymosin Beta 4, Y-Linked) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are ERK Signaling and Regulation of actin cytoskeleton. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include actin binding and actin monomer binding. An important paralog of this gene is TMSB4X.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TMSB4Y Gene
Plays an important role in the organization of the cytoskeleton. Binds to and sequesters actin monomers (G actin) and therefore inhibits actin polymerization (By similarity).