Samiksha Jaiswal

Hippocalcin like protein 1

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Species  Human
Entrez  3241
Human  Mouse
Ensembl  ENSG00000115756
Hippocalcin-like protein 1
Aliases  HPCAL1, BDR1, HLP2, VILIP-3, hippocalcin like 1
External IDs  MGI: 1855689 HomoloGene: 37586 GeneCards: HPCAL1

Hippocalcin-like protein 1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the HPCAL1 gene.

The protein encoded by this gene is a member of neuron-specific calcium-binding proteins family found in the retina and brain. It is highly similar to human hippocalcin protein and nearly identical to the rat and mouse hippocalcin like-1 proteins. It may be involved in the calcium-dependent regulation of rhodopsin phosphorylation and may be of relevance for neuronal signalling in the central nervous system. There are two alternatively spliced transcript variants of this gene, with multiple polyadenylation sites.

References

Hippocalcin-like protein 1 Wikipedia


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