DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating ACAN and cartilage disease

ACAN [ENSP00000387356]

Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan core protein 1; This proteoglycan is a major component of extracellular matrix of cartilagenous tissues. A major function of this protein is to resist compression in cartilage. It binds avidly to hyaluronic acid via an N-terminal globular region; C-type lectin domain containing

Synonyms:  ACAN,  E7ENV9,  E7EX88,  H0YM81,  Q6LE94 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  OMIM