This gene encodes a tyrosine kinase receptor for vascular endothelial growth factors C and D. The protein is thought to be involved in lymphangiogenesis and maintenance of the lymphatic endothelium. Mutations in this gene cause hereditary lymphedema type IA.
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Protein Aliases: FLT-4; FLT41; Fms-like tyrosine kinase 4; fms-related tyrosine kinase 4; LMPH1A; PCL; soluble VEGFR3 variant 1; soluble VEGFR3 variant 2; soluble VEGFR3 variant 3; Tyrosine-protein kinase receptor FLT4; Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 3; VEGFR-3; VEGFR3
Gene Aliases: FLT-4; FLT4; FLT41; LMPH1A; PCL; VEGFR-3; VEGFR3
UniProt ID: (Human) P35916
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 2324