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Claudin 6
Symbol CLDN6
External IDs OMIM615798 MGI1859284 HomoloGene10300 GeneCards: CLDN6 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 9074 54419
Ensembl ENSG00000184697 ENSMUSG00000023906
UniProt P56747 Q9Z262
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_021195 NM_018777
RefSeq (protein) NP_067018 NP_061247
Location (UCSC) Chr 16:
3.06 – 3.07 Mb
Chr 17:
23.68 – 23.68 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Claudin-6 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CLDN6 gene.[1][2][3] It belongs to the group of claudins.


  1. ^ Morita K, Furuse M, Fujimoto K, Tsukita S (Mar 1999). "Claudin multigene family encoding four-transmembrane domain protein components of tight junction strands". Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96 (2): 511–6. doi:10.1073/pnas.96.2.511. PMC 15167. PMID 9892664. 
  2. ^ Meertens L, Bertaux C, Cukierman L, Cormier E, Lavillette D, Cosset FL, Dragic T (Mar 2008). "The Tight Junction Proteins Claudin-1, -6, and -9 Are Entry Cofactors for Hepatitis C Virus". J Virol 82 (7): 3555–60. doi:10.1128/JVI.01977-07. PMC 2268462. PMID 18234789. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: CLDN6 claudin 6". 

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