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Gene Family: Matrilins (MATN)

matrilins: Marilins mediate interactions between macromolecular components of the extracellular matrix, e.g., collagens and proteoglycans. They are composed of von Willebrand factor type A and epidermal growth factor-like domains and the subunits oligomerize via coiled-coil domains. [Source: Paulsson and Wagener, 2017]

Genes contained within the family: 4

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
MATN1 matrilin 1 CRTM, CMP 1p35.2
MATN2 matrilin 2 8q22.1-q22.2
MATN3 matrilin 3 EDM5, HOA 2p24.1
MATN4 matrilin 4 20q13.12

Publications

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