Immunogen sequence: TGYKVILTPMT AGSRQHALSV GPQTTTLSVR DLSADTEYQI SVSAMKGMTS SEPISIMEKT QPMKVQVECS R
Highest antigen sequence identity to the following orthologs - mouse 86%, rat 88%.
This gene encodes the alpha chain of type XII collagen, a member of the FACIT (fibril-associated collagens with interrupted triple helices) collagen family. Type XII collagen is a homotrimer found in association with type I collagen, an association that is thought to modify the interactions between collagen I fibrils and the surrounding matrix. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been identified. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008].
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Protein Aliases: Collagen alpha-1(XII) chain; collagen type XII proteoglycan; collagen, type XII, alpha 1
Gene Aliases: BA209D8.1; BTHLM2; COL12A1; COL12A1L; DJ234P15.1; UCMD2
UniProt ID: (Human) Q99715
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 1303