DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating PRG4 and arthropathy

PRG4 [ENSP00000399679]

Megakaryocyte-stimulating factor; Plays a role in boundary lubrication within articulating joints. Prevents protein deposition onto cartilage from synovial fluid by controlling adhesion-dependent synovial growth and inhibiting the adhesion of synovial cells to the cartilage surface.

Synonyms:  PRG4,  PRG4p,  hPRG4,  B3KQ20,  B7Z759 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt  OMIM