Protein Name premelanosome protein
Organism Mus musculus
Gene ID 20431
Gene Symbol

Pmel

UniProt Q9CZB2 (Q9CZB2_MOUSE)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 32
Total Number of Articles : 30
Description

premelanosome protein

Gene Summary

Predicted to enable identical protein binding activity. Involved in positive regulation of melanin biosynthetic process. Acts upstream of or within melanin biosynthetic process. Located in melanosome. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; genitourinary system; mesenchyme derived from neural crest; nervous system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human PMEL (premelanosome protein). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

synonyms
  • melanocyte protein PMEL
  • melanocyte protein pmel 17
  • silver locus protein
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Properties