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Details for messenger / hormone: vasorin

EndoNet ID: ENH00980

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  • vasorin
  • slit-like 2
  • VASN
  • SLITL2
  • MRX85
  • mental retardation, X-linked 85
  • protein slit-like 2

General information

  • Interacts with TGFB1, TGFB2 and TGFB3. [1]
  • Vasorin is a cell-surface glycoprotein which is also expressed as soluble vasorin. [2]
  • Vasorin is a transforming growth factor ╬▓-binding protein expressed in vascular smooth muscle cells, and modulates the arterial response to injury in vivo. [2]


Hormone function

  • homeostasis
    • cardiovascular control

    Chemical classification

    Links to other resources

    UniProt Q6EMK4
    Ensembl ENST00000304735
    KEGG hsa:114990
    • Anatomical structure: aorta

    • Anatomical structure: kidney

    • Anatomical structure: placenta

    • Anatomical structure: brain

    • Anatomical structure: heart

    • Anatomical structure: lung

    • Anatomical structure: skeleton_muscle

    • Anatomical structure: smooth_muscle_cell

    • Anatomical structure: umbilical_vein_endothelial_cells

    • Anatomical structure: umbilical_vein

    • Anatomical structure: umbilical_cord


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