Immunogen sequence: NKTTIRMTYPE GAPLSDLEYY SNDLFVAVLF KSVDFNWLQA MVKKETLPFW VRLFFWKQVA EKIPLQPKHF RILNPVIIKE TAFDILQYSE PQSRFWG
Highest antigen sequence identity to the following orthologs - mouse 93%, rat 94%.
Ganglioside GM3 is known to participate in the induction of cell differentiation, modulation of cell proliferation, maintenance of fibroblast morphology, signal transduction, and integrin-mediated cell adhesion. The protein encoded by this gene is a type II membrane protein which catalyzes the formation of GM3 using lactosylceramide as the substrate. The encoded protein is a member of glycosyltransferase family 29 and may be localized to the Golgi apparatus. Mutation in this gene has been associated with Amish infantile epilepsy syndrome. Transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: 3-sialyltransferase; 3-sialyltransferase V; alpha 2; alpha 2,3-sialyltransferase V; CMP-NeuAc:lactosylceramide alpha-2; CMP-NeuAc:lactosylceramide alpha-2,3-sialyltransferase; G; Ganglioside GM3 synthase; GM3 synthase; lactosylceramide alpha-2; Lactosylceramide alpha-2,3-sialyltransferase; SATI; Sialyltransferase 9; sialyltransferase 9 (CMP-NeuAc:lactosylceramide alpha-2; sialyltransferase 9 (CMP-NeuAc:lactosylceramide alpha-2,3-sialyltransferase; GM3 synthase); SIAT9; SIATGM3S; ST3 beta-galactoside alpha-23-sialyltransferase 5; ST3Gal V; ST3GalV
Gene Aliases: SATI; SIAT9; SIATGM3S; ST3GAL5; ST3GalV; UNQ2510/PRO5998
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9UNP4
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 8869