Literature associating CD38 and plasma protein metabolism disease
2'-phospho-ADP-ribosyl cyclase/2'-phospho-cyclic-ADP-ribose transferase; Synthesizes the second messagers cyclic ADP-ribose and nicotinate-adenine dinucleotide phosphate, the former a second messenger for glucose-induced insulin secretion. Also has cADPr hydrolase activity. Also moonlights as a receptor in cells of the immune system; Belongs to the ADP-ribosyl cyclase family.
Synonyms: CD38, CD38p, hCD38, B4DMR7, CD38-001 ...