PCDH15 - Protocadherin-15 - human protein (Function)
 
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PCDH15 »  Protocadherin-15
 
Gene name:  PCDH15
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Calcium-dependent cell-adhesion protein. Essential for maintenance of normal retinal and cochlear function.  
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  • UniProtKB
According to TCDB this is a transporter from family:
the hair cell mechanotransduction channel (hcmc) family  1.A.82.1.1  
GO molecular function 
Calcium ion bindingdefinition[GO:0005509] silver  
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  • InterPro 2 GO
GO biological process 
Equilibrioceptiondefinition[GO:0050957]  
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  • HGNC
Homophilic cell adhesion via plasma membrane adhesion moleculesdefinition[GO:0007156] silver  
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  • InterPro 2 GO
Photoreceptor cell maintenancedefinition[GO:0045494]  
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  • HGNC
Sensory perception of light stimulusdefinition[GO:0050953]  
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  • HGNC
Sensory perception of sounddefinition[GO:0007605]  
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  • MGI
  • HGNC
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Cell adhesion  definition   [KW-0130]
Hearing  definition   [KW-1009]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: PCDH15
GenomeRNAi: 65217
PRO: PR:Q96QU1