External Ids for TUFT1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TUFT1 Gene
Tuftelin is an acidic protein that is thought to play a role in dental enamel mineralization and is implicated in caries susceptibility. It is also thought to be involved with adaptation to hypoxia, mesenchymal stem cell function, and neurotrophin nerve growth factor mediated neuronal differentiation. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2014]
GeneCards Summary for TUFT1 Gene
TUFT1 (Tuftelin 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TUFT1 include Amelogenesis Imperfecta and Dental Caries. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include structural constituent of tooth enamel. An important paralog of this gene is GCOM1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for TUFT1 Gene
Involved in the mineralization and structural organization of enamel.