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Claudin 18
Symbols CLDN18 ; SFTA5; SFTPJ
External IDs OMIM609210 MGI1929209 HomoloGene9489 GeneCards: CLDN18 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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PBB GE CLDN18 214135 at tn.png
PBB GE CLDN18 221132 at tn.png
More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 51208 56492
Ensembl ENSG00000066405 ENSMUSG00000032473
UniProt P56856 P56857
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001002026 NM_001194921
RefSeq (protein) NP_001002026 NP_001181850
Location (UCSC) Chr 3:
137.72 – 137.75 Mb
Chr 9:
99.69 – 99.72 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Claudin-18 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CLDN18 gene.[1] It belongs to the group of claudins.

CLDN18 belongs to the large claudin family of proteins, which form tight junction strands in epithelial cells (Niimi et al., 2001).[supplied by OMIM][1]


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