Alpha crystallin


Alpha crystallin

protein
Name= crystallin, alpha A
caption=


width=
HGNCid = 2388
Symbol = CRYAA
AltSymbols=CRYA1
EntrezGene=1409
OMIM=123580
RefSeq=NM_000394
UniProt=P02489
PDB=
ECnumber=
Chromosome=21
Arm=q
Band=22.3
LocusSupplementaryData=
protein
Name=crystallin, alpha B
caption=


width=
HGNCid=2389
Symbol=CRYAB
AltSymbols=CRYA2
EntrezGene=1410
OMIM=123590
RefSeq=NM_001885
UniProt=P02511
PDB=
ECnumber=
Chromosome=11
Arm=q
Band=22.3
LocusSupplementaryData=-23.1

Alpha crystallin is a water-soluble structural protein found in the lens of the eye. Compared to the other crystallins, it elutes earlier from a gel filtration chromatography column.

It functions as a chaperone.

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