Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating AIF1 and encephalomalacia

AIF1 [ENSP00000365227]

Allograft inflammatory factor 1; Actin-binding protein that enhances membrane ruffling and RAC activation. Enhances the actin-bundling activity of LCP1. Binds calcium. Plays a role in RAC signaling and in phagocytosis. May play a role in macrophage activation and function. Promotes the proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells and of T-lymphocytes. Enhances lymphocyte migration. Plays a role in vascular inflammation.

Synonyms:  AIF1,  AIF1p,  hAIF1,  I3WTX1,  P55008 ...

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