Aliases for DCHS2 Gene
External Ids for DCHS2 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for DCHS2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DCHS2 Gene
This gene encodes a large protein that contains many cadherin domains and likely functions in cell adhesion. Genome-wide association studies suggest that this gene may be important in Alzheimer's disease, compressive strength index, and appendicular lean mass. [provided by RefSeq, May 2017]
GeneCards Summary for DCHS2 Gene
DCHS2 (Dachsous Cadherin-Related 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DCHS2 include Van Maldergem Syndrome and Alzheimer Disease. Among its related pathways are Hippo signaling pathway - multiple species. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding. An important paralog of this gene is PCDHA4.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DCHS2 Gene
Calcium-dependent cell-adhesion protein.