The human p8 gene encodes a nuclear protein with strong mitogenic activity, which is expressed in the pancreas in response to acute pancreatitis. Response to TNF alpha and staurosporine-induced apoptosis is not modified by p8 expression. However, cells expressing p8 grow significantly and more rapidly.
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Protein Aliases: 60B8AG; CAGA; Candidate of metastasis 1; CGLA; CP-10; L1Ag; MA387; MRP8; NIF; Nuclear protein 1; nuclear protein, transcriptional regulator, 1; nuclear transcriptional regulator protein 1; Protein p8
Gene Aliases: COM1; NUPR1; P8
UniProt ID: (Human) O60356
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 26471