This gene encodes a member of the ALEX family of proteins which may play a role in tumor suppression. The encoded protein contains a potential N-terminal transmembrane domain and a single Armadillo (arm) repeat. Other proteins containing the arm repeat are involved in development, maintenance of tissue integrity, and tumorigenesis. This gene is closely localized with other family members on the X chromosome. Three transcript variants encoding the same protein have been identified for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: 1200004E24Rik; ARM protein lost in epithelial cancers on chromosome X 3; arm protein lost in epithelial cancers, X chromosome, 3; Armadillo repeat-containing X-linked protein 3; DKFZp781N1954; KIAA0443; MGC12199; Protein ALEX3
Gene Aliases: 1200004E24Rik; AI450003; ALEX3; ARMCX3; BM-017; dJ545K15.2; GASP6; UNQ2517/PRO6007