Protein Name ceruloplasmin
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 24268
Gene Symbol

Cp

UniProt G3V7K3 (G3V7K3_RAT), A0A0G2K9I6 (A0A0G2K9I6_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 210
Total Number of Articles : 277
Description

ceruloplasmin

Gene Summary

Enables copper ion binding activity. Involved in several processes, including female pregnancy; gland development; and response to copper ion. Located in extracellular space. Is anchored component of plasma membrane. Used to study brain edema and iron metabolism disease. Biomarker of Wilson disease; brain ischemia; heart disease; and hyperthyroidism. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in aceruloplasminemia; epilepsy; and hemosiderosis. Orthologous to human CP (ceruloplasmin). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

synonyms
  • ceruloplasmin
  • bilitranslocase
  • ceruloplasmin (ferroxidase)
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Properties