Literature associating UPK3A and interstitial cystitis
Uroplakin III; Component of the asymmetric unit membrane (AUM); a highly specialized biomembrane elaborated by terminally differentiated urothelial cells. May play an important role in AUM-cytoskeleton interaction in terminally differentiated urothelial cells. It also contributes to the formation of urothelial glycocalyx which may play an important role in preventing bacterial adherence (By similarity).
Synonyms: UPK3A, UPK3Ap, hUPK3A, O75631, UPK3A-001 ...