angiopoietin-related protein 7

Ligand id: 5321

Name: angiopoietin-related protein 7

Abbreviated name: ANGPTL7

Species: Human

Classification
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Gene/Precursor
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
ANGPTL7 angiopoietin like 7 Human prepro-angiopoietin-related protein 7 angiopoietin-like 7, AngX, CDT6
Synonyms
angiopoietin-like factor | angiopoietin-like protein 7 | AngX | CDT6 [1] | cornea-derived transcript 6 protein
Database Links
CATH/Gene3D 3.90.215.10, 4.10.530.10
Ensembl Gene ENSG00000171819 (Hs)
Human Protein Atlas ENSG00000171819 (Hs)
UniProtKB O43827 (Hs)
Wikipedia ANGPTL7 (Hs)
Comments
An endogenous peptide, which is highly and specifically expressed in the cornea. Corneal expression is confined to the stromal layer [1]. It is highly homologous to the anti-angiogenic angiopoietins. and may contribute to the avascularity of the human cornea.