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Gene Family: Copines (CPNE)

A subset of : C2 domain containing

Copine: In molecular biology, copines is a name for the group of human proteins that includes members such as CPNE1, CPNE4, CPNE6, and CPNE8. These are highly conserved, calcium-dependent membrane proteins found in a variety of eukaryotes. The domain structure of these proteins suggests that they may have a role in membrane trafficking in some prokaryotes as well as eukaryotes. [Source: Wikipedia]

Genes contained within the family: 9

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
CPNE1 copine 1 CPN1 20q11.22
CPNE2 copine 2 CPN2 16q13
CPNE3 copine 3 8q21.3
CPNE4 copine 4 COPN4, CPN4 3q22.1
CPNE5 copine 5 CPN5, COPN5, KIAA1599 6p21.2
CPNE6 copine 6 14q11.2
CPNE7 copine 7 16q24.3
CPNE8 copine 8 12q12
CPNE9 copine family member 9 KIAA4217 3p25.3