ASPN belongs to a family of leucine-rich repeat (LRR) proteins associated with the cartilage matrix. The name asporin reflects the unique aspartate-rich N terminus and the overall similarity to decorin.
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Protein Aliases: ASPN; Asporin; asporin (LRR class 1); asporin proteoglycan; periodontal ligament associated protein 1; Periodontal ligament-associated protein 1; PLAP-1; PLAP1; SLRR1C; small leucine-rich protein 1C
Gene Aliases: ASPN; OS3; PLAP-1; PLAP1; SLRR1C; UNQ215/PRO241
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9BXN1
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 54829