DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating UPK1A and cystitis

UPK1A [ENSP00000478942]

Tetraspanin-21; Component of the asymmetric unit membrane (AUM); a highly specialized biomembrane elaborated by terminally differentiated urothelial cells. May play an important role in normal bladder epithelial physiology, possibly in regulating membrane permeability of superficial umbrella cells or in stabilizing the apical membrane through AUM/cytoskeletal interactions (By similarity); Belongs to the tetraspanin (TM4SF) family.

Synonyms:  UPK1A,  UPK1Ap,  hUPK1A,  O00322,  UPK1A-001 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt