Protein Name cardiotrophin 1
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 1489
Gene Symbol


UniProt Q16619 (CTF1_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 180
Total Number of Articles : 160

cardiotrophin 1

Gene Summary

The protein encoded by this gene is a secreted cytokine that induces cardiac myocyte hypertrophy in vitro. It has been shown to bind and activate the ILST/gp130 receoptor. Two transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2008]

  • cardiotrophin-1
  • cardiophin 1
  • CT-1
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