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Aliases CLDN22, CLDN21, claudin 22
External IDs MGI: 1922927 HomoloGene: 129823 GeneCards: CLDN22
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 4 (human)
Chr. Chromosome 4 (human)[1]
Chromosome 4 (human)
Genomic location for CLDN22
Genomic location for CLDN22
Band 4q35.1 Start 183,318,194 bp[1]
End 183,320,774 bp[1]
Species Human Mouse
RefSeq (mRNA)



RefSeq (protein)



Location (UCSC) Chr 4: 183.32 – 183.32 Mb Chr 8: 47.82 – 47.83 Mb
PubMed search [3] [4]
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Claudin-22 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CLDN22 gene.[5] It belongs to the group of claudins.


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  • González-Mariscal L, Betanzos A, Nava P, Jaramillo BE (2003). "Tight junction proteins". Prog. Biophys. Mol. Biol. 81 (1): 1–44. doi:10.1016/S0079-6107(02)00037-8. PMID 12475568. 
  • Tsukita S, Furuse M (2003). "Claudin-based barrier in simple and stratified cellular sheets". Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 14 (5): 531–6. doi:10.1016/S0955-0674(02)00362-9. PMID 12231346. 
  • Tsukita S, Furuse M, Itoh M (2001). "Multifunctional strands in tight junctions". Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol. 2 (4): 285–93. doi:10.1038/35067088. PMID 11283726. 
  • Heiskala M, Peterson PA, Yang Y (2001). "The roles of claudin superfamily proteins in paracellular transport". Traffic. 2 (2): 93–8. doi:10.1034/j.1600-0854.2001.020203.x. PMID 11247307. 
  • Kniesel U, Wolburg H (2000). "Tight junctions of the blood–brain barrier". Cell. Mol. Neurobiol. 20 (1): 57–76. doi:10.1023/A:1006995910836. PMID 10690502. 
  • Hillier LW, Graves TA, Fulton RS, et al. (2005). "Generation and annotation of the DNA sequences of human chromosomes 2 and 4". Nature. 434 (7034): 724–31. doi:10.1038/nature03466. PMID 15815621. 
  • Ota T, Suzuki Y, Nishikawa T, et al. (2004). "Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs". Nat. Genet. 36 (1): 40–5. doi:10.1038/ng1285. PMID 14702039. 
  • Katoh M, Katoh M (2004). "CLDN23 gene, frequently down-regulated in intestinal-type gastric cancer, is a novel member of CLAUDIN gene family". Int. J. Mol. Med. 11 (6): 683–9. doi:10.3892/ijmm.11.6.683. PMID 12736707. 
  • Liu F, Koval M, Ranganathan S, Fanayan S, Hancock WS, Lundberg EK, Beavis RC, Lane L, Duek P, McQuade L, Kelleher NL, Baker MS (2015). "A systems proteomics view of the endogenous human claudin protein family". J Proteome Res. doi:10.1021/acs.jproteome.5b00769. PMID 26680015.