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Details for messenger / hormone: tau

EndoNet ID: ENH00975

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  • tau
  • microtubule-associated protein tau
  • MAPT
  • neurofibrillary tangle protein
  • paired helical filament-tau
  • PHF-tau

General information

  • Function: Tau stabilizes microtubules, which are needed for the transport of material from e.g. axon to the synapse. [1]


Hormone function

  • metabolism
    • cell metabolism

    Chemical classification

    • hormone
      • genome-encoded

    Links to other resources

    UniProt P10636
    Ensembl ENST00000262410
    KEGG hsa:4137
    • Anatomical structure: neuron

    • Anatomical structure: pyramidal_layer_of_hippocampus


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