Aliases for VWA1 Gene
External Ids for VWA1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for VWA1 Gene
VWA1 belongs to the von Willebrand factor (VWF; MIM 613160) A (VWFA) domain superfamily of extracellular matrix proteins and appears to play a role in cartilage structure and function (Fitzgerald et al., 2002 [PubMed 12062410]).[supplied by OMIM, Nov 2010]
GeneCards Summary for VWA1 Gene
VWA1 (Von Willebrand Factor A Domain Containing 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with VWA1 include Ceroid Lipofuscinosis, Neuronal, 8, Northern Epilepsy Variant and Acrofacial Dysostosis 1, Nager Type. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include identical protein binding. An important paralog of this gene is MATN2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for VWA1 Gene
Promotes matrix assembly.