Protein Name alpha-fetoprotein
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 24177
Gene Symbol

Afp

UniProt G3V6D0 (G3V6D0_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 284
Total Number of Articles : 325
Description

alpha-fetoprotein

Gene Summary

Predicted to enable fatty acid binding activity and zinc ion binding activity. Involved in several processes, including cellular response to retinoic acid; liver regeneration; and response to dexamethasone. Located in cytosol and extracellular space. Biomarker of hepatitis. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hepatitis C. Orthologous to human AFP (alpha fetoprotein). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

synonyms
  • alpha-fetoprotein
  • alpha-1-fetoprotein
  • alpha-fetoglobulin
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Properties