SCG3

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Secretogranin III
Identifiers
Symbols SCG3 ; SGIII
External IDs OMIM611796 MGI103032 HomoloGene7526 GeneCards: SCG3 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 29106 20255
Ensembl ENSG00000104112 ENSMUSG00000032181
UniProt Q8WXD2 P47867
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001165257 NM_001164790
RefSeq (protein) NP_001158729 NP_001158262
Location (UCSC) Chr 15:
51.97 – 52.01 Mb
Chr 9:
75.64 – 75.68 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Secretogranin III, also known as SCG3, is a protein which in humans is encoded by the SCG3 gene.[1][2]

Function[edit]

The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the chromogranin/secretogranin family of neuroendocrine secretory proteins. Granins may serve as precursors for biologically active peptides. Some granins have been shown to function as helper proteins in sorting and proteolytic processing of prohormones; however, the function of this protein is unknown.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rong YP, Liu F, Zeng LC, Ma WJ, Wei DZ, Han ZG (July 2002). "Cloning and characterization of a novel human secretory protein: secretogranin III". Sheng Wu Hua Xue Yu Sheng Wu Wu Li Xue Bao 34 (4): 411–7. PMID 12098761. 
  2. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: SCG3 secretogranin III". 

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