Aliases for VNN3 Gene
External Ids for VNN3 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for VNN3 Gene
This gene is the central gene in a cluster of three vanin genes on chromosome 6q23-q24. Extensive alternative splicing has been described; the two most common variants are represented as RefSeqs. [provided by RefSeq, Apr 2014]
GeneCards Summary for VNN3 Gene
VNN3 (Vanin 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism of proteins and Post-translational modification- synthesis of GPI-anchored proteins. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include hydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds and pantetheine hydrolase activity. An important paralog of this gene is VNN2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for VNN3 Gene
Amidohydrolase that hydrolyzes specifically one of the carboamide linkages in D-pantetheine thus recycling pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) and releasing cysteamine.