DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating POSTN and melorheostosis

POSTN [ENSP00000369071]

Periostin, osteoblast specific factor; Induces cell attachment and spreading and plays a role in cell adhesion. Enhances incorporation of BMP1 in the fibronectin matrix of connective tissues, and subsequent proteolytic activation of lysyl oxidase LOX (By similarity); Gla domain containing

Synonyms:  POSTN,  A0A024RDS2,  A0A024RDT5,  B1ALD9,  Q15063 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt  OMIM