Literature associating DSC2 and X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism
Desmosomal glycoprotein III; Component of intercellular desmosome junctions. Involved in the interaction of plaque proteins and intermediate filaments mediating cell-cell adhesion. May contribute to epidermal cell positioning (stratification) by mediating differential adhesiveness between cells that express different isoforms; Desmosomal cadherins
Synonyms: DSC2, DSC2p, hDSC2, A9X9L1, Q02487 ...