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cdh24

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Official Full Name
cadherin 18, type 2
Background
This gene encodes a type II classical cadherin from the cadherin superfamily of integral membrane proteins that mediate calcium-dependent cell-cell adhesion. Mature cadherin proteins are composed of a large N-terminal extracellular domain, a single membrane-spanning domain, and a small, highly conserved C-terminal cytoplasmic domain. Type II (atypical) cadherins are defined based on their lack of a HAV cell adhesion recognition sequence specific to type I cadherins. This particular cadherin is expressed specifically in the central nervous system and is putatively involved in synaptic adhesion, axon outgrowth and guidance.
Synonyms
CDH18; cadherin 18, type 2; cadherin-18; CDH14; EY CADHERIN; cadherin-14; ey-cadherin; cadherin-like 24; CDH24; CDH14L