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Immunogen sequence: QWQMSSYAGD NIITAQAMYK GLWMDCVTQS TGMMSCKMYD SVLALSAALQ ATRALMVVSL VLGFLAMFVA TMGMKCTRCG GDDKVKKARI AMGGGIIFIV AGLAALVACS WYGHQIVTDF YNPLIPTNIK YEFGPAIFIG WAGSALVILG GALLSCSCPG NESKAGYRVP RSYPKSNSSK EYV; Positive Samples: MCF7, HT-29, A-549, HO-8910PM, Mouse lung, Mouse kidney, Mouse liver, rat kidney, rat liver; Cellular Location: Cell junction, Cell membrane, Lateral cell membrane, Multi-pass membrane protein, tight junction
This gene encodes a member of the claudin family. Claudins are integral membrane proteins and components of tight junction strands. Tight junction strands serve as a physical barrier to prevent solutes and water from passing freely through the paracellular space between epithelial or endothelial cell sheets, and also play critical roles in maintaining cell polarity and signal transductions. Differential expression of this gene has been observed in different types of malignancies, including breast cancer, ovarian cancer, hepatocellular carcinomas, urinary tumors, prostate cancer, lung cancer, head and neck cancers, thyroid carcinomas, etc. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found.
Protein Aliases: Claudin-7; CLDN-7; clostridium perfringens enterotoxin receptor-like 2
Gene Aliases: CEPTRL2; claudin-1; CLDN-7; CLDN7; CPETRL2; Hs.84359
Molecular Function: tight junction