Protein Name pleiotrophin
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 5764
Gene Symbol

PTN

UniProt P21246 (PTN_HUMAN), A0A024R778 (A0A024R778_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 167
Total Number of Articles : 180
Description

pleiotrophin

Gene Summary

The protein encoded by this gene is a secreted heparin-binding growth factor. The protein has significant roles in cell growth and survival, cell migration, angiogenesis and tumorigenesis. Alternative splicing and the use of alternative promoters results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2016]

synonyms
  • pleiotrophin
  • heparin affin regulatory protein
  • heparin-binding brain mitogen
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Properties