Immunogen sequence: HKEEEVGPLV EHIYELHNIG PSTISDTILE VGWPFSARDE FLLYIFHIQT LGPLQCQPNP NINPQDIKPA ASPEDTPELS AFLRNSTIPH LVRKRDVHVV EFHRQSPAKI LNCTNIECLQ ISCA
Integrin alpha-8/beta-1 functions in the genesis of kidney and probably of other organs by regulating the recruitment of mesenchymal cells into epithelial structures. It recognizes the sequence R-G-D in a wide array of ligands including TNC, FN1, SPP1 TGF.
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Protein Aliases: integrin alpha 8; Integrin alpha-8; Integrin alpha-8 heavy chain; Integrin alpha-8 light chain; integrin, alpha 8
Gene Aliases: ITGA8
UniProt ID: (Human) P53708
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 8516