DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating UPK3A and chronic cystitis

UPK3A [ENSP00000216211]

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 ...

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