Human Gene CDH26 (uc002ybe.3) Description and Page Index
Description: Homo sapiens cadherin 26 (CDH26), transcript variant a, mRNA. RefSeq Summary (NM_177980): This gene encodes a member of the cadherin protein family. Cadherins are a family of calcium-dependent adhesion molecules that mediate cell-cell adhesion in all solid tissues and modulate a wide variety of processes, including cell polarization, migration and differentiation. Cadherin domains occur as repeats in the extracellular region and are thought to contribute to the sorting of heterogeneous cell types and the maintenance of orderly structures such as epithelium. This protein is expressed in gastrointestinal epithelial cells and may be upregulated during allergic inflammation. This protein interacts with alpha integrins and may also be involved in leukocyte migration and adhesion. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2017]. Transcript (Including UTRs) Position: hg19 chr20:58,533,471-58,588,168 Size: 54,698 Total Exon Count: 18 Strand: + Coding Region Position: hg19 chr20:58,533,782-58,587,785 Size: 54,004 Coding Exon Count: 18
Genetic Association Studies of Complex Diseases and Disorders
Genetic Association Database (archive): CDH26 CDC HuGE Published Literature: CDH26 Positive Disease Associations: Blood Pressure Related Studies:
Blood Pressure Daniel Levy et al. BMC medical genetics 2007, Framingham Heart Study 100K Project: genome-wide associations for blood pressure and arterial stiffness., BMC medical genetics.
These results of genome-wide association testing for blood pressure and arterial stiffness phenotypes in an unselected community-based sample of adults may aid in the identification of the genetic basis of hypertension and arterial disease, help identify high risk individuals, and guide novel therapies for hypertension. Additional studies are needed to replicate any associations identified in these analyses.
The RNAfold program from the Vienna RNA Package is used to perform the secondary structure predictions and folding calculations. The estimated folding energy is in kcal/mol. The more negative the energy, the more secondary structure the RNA is likely to have.
ModBase Predicted Comparative 3D Structure on Q8IXH8-4
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Orthologous Genes in Other Species
Orthologies between human, mouse, and rat are computed by taking the best BLASTP hit, and filtering out non-syntenic hits. For more distant species reciprocal-best BLASTP hits are used. Note that the absence of an ortholog in the table below may reflect incomplete annotations in the other species rather than a true absence of the orthologous gene.