Collagen, type XXII, alpha 1

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COL22A1
Identifiers
AliasesCOL22A1, collagen, type XXII, alpha 1, collagen type XXII alpha 1 chain
External IDsMGI: 1916950 HomoloGene: 43567 GeneCards: COL22A1
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 8 (human)
Chr.Chromosome 8 (human)[1]
Chromosome 8 (human)
Genomic location for COL22A1
Genomic location for COL22A1
Band8q24.23-q24.3Start138,588,235 bp[1]
End138,914,006 bp[1]
Orthologs
SpeciesHumanMouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_152888

NM_027174

RefSeq (protein)

NP_690848

n/a

Location (UCSC)Chr 8: 138.59 – 138.91 MbChr 15: 71.8 – 72.03 Mb
PubMed search[3][4]
Wikidata
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COL22A1 is a human gene encoding for collagen. The associated protein is thought to contribute to the stabilization of myotendinous junctions and strengthen skeletal muscle attachments during muscle contraction. [5]

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