DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating SHBG and breast disease

SHBG [ENSP00000369816]

Testis-specific androgen-binding protein; Functions as an androgen transport protein, but may also be involved in receptor mediated processes. Each dimer binds one molecule of steroid. Specific for 5-alpha-dihydrotestosterone, testosterone, and 17-beta-estradiol. Regulates the plasma metabolic clearance rate of steroid hormones by controlling their plasma concentration.

Synonyms:  SHBG,  B0FWH2,  B0FWH5,  B0FWH6,  B0FWH7 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt  OMIM