DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating CNTNAP2 and thymus cancer

CNTNAP2 [ENSP00000354778]

Contactin associated protein-like 2; Required, with CNTNAP1, for radial and longitudinal organization of myelinated axons. Plays a role in the formation of functional distinct domains critical for saltatory conduction of nerve impulses in myelinated nerve fibers. Demarcates the juxtaparanodal region of the axo-glial junction; Belongs to the neurexin family.

Synonyms:  CNTNAP2,  CNTNAP2p,  hCNTNAP2,  B7Z1Y6,  H0Y4J0 ...

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