DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating LCN1 and dry eye syndrome

LCN1 [ENSP00000263598]

Von Ebner gland protein; Could play a role in taste reception. Could be necessary for the concentration and delivery of sapid molecules in the gustatory system. Can bind various ligands, with chemical structures ranging from lipids and retinoids to the macrocyclic antibiotic rifampicin and even to microbial siderophores. Exhibits an extremely wide ligand pocket; Belongs to the calycin superfamily. Lipocalin family.

Synonyms:  LCN1,  LCN1p,  hLCN1,  A0A024R8D7,  P31025 ...

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