MUC16 - Mucin-16 - human protein (Function)
 
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MUC16 »  Mucin-16  (MUC-16)
 
Protein also known as:  Ovarian cancer-related tumor marker CA125 (CA-125).
Gene name:  MUC16
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
Thought to provide a protective, lubricating barrier against particles and infectious agents at mucosal surfaces (By similarity).  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Protein bindingdefinition[GO:0005515]  
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  • IPIUniProtKB
GO biological process 
Cell adhesiondefinition[GO:0007155]  
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  • NASUniProtKB
Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Metabolism of proteins  REACT_17015  
 

Keywords

Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: CA-125
GenomeRNAi: 94025
PRO: PR:Q8WXI7