Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating UPK3B and vesicoureteral reflux

UPK3B [ENSP00000257632]

Uroplakin IIIb; 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); Belongs to the uroplakin-3 family.

Synonyms:  UPK3B,  UPK3Bp,  hUPK3B,  Q9BT76,  Q9BT76p ...

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