Immunogen sequence: AILVRFFVNF PSAKQYFSQF KHMEDPLEME RSPQLRKHAC RVMGALNTVV ENLHDPDKVS SVLALVGKAH ALKHKVEPVY FKILSGVILE VVAEEFASDF PPETQRAWAK LRGLIYSHVT AAYKEVGWVQ
Highest antigen sequence identity to the following orthologs: Mouse - 95%, Rat - 95%.
Cytoglobin is a ubiquitously expressed hexacoordinate hemoglobin that may facilitate diffusion of oxygen through tissues, scavenge nitric oxide or other reactive oxygen species, or serve a protective function during oxidative stress (Trent and Hargrove, 2002 [PubMed 11893755]).
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Protein Aliases: Cytoglobin; HGB; Histoglobin; STAP; Stellate cell activation-associated protein
Gene Aliases: CYGB; HGB; STAP
UniProt ID: (Human) Q8WWM9
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 114757
Molecular Function: transfer/carrier protein