Dsg1b Component of intercellular desmosome junctions. Involved in the interaction of plaque proteins and intermediate filaments mediating cell-cell adhesion. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Cell adhesion; Membrane protein, integral
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 18 A2|18 11.32 cM
Cellular Component:  apical plasma membrane; cell junction; cell-cell junction; cytoplasmic side of plasma membrane; desmosome; integral component of membrane; lateral plasma membrane; membrane; plasma membrane
Molecular Function:  calcium ion binding; gamma-catenin binding; metal ion binding
Biological Process:  cell adhesion; cell-cell adhesion; homophilic cell adhesion via plasma membrane adhesion molecules
Reference #:  Q7TSF1 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: desmoglein 1 beta; desmoglein 5; Desmoglein-1-beta; Desmoglein-5; Dsg; dsg1-beta; Dsg1b; Dsg5
Gene Symbols: Dsg1b
Molecular weight: 114,454 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 4.72  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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