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Gene Symbol NECTIN1
Synonyms CD111 | CLPED1 | ED4 | HIgR | HV1S | HVEC | nectin-1 | OFC7 | PRR | PRR1 | PVRL1 | PVRR | PVRR1 | SK-12
Gene Description NECTIN1, nectin cell adhesion molecule 1, encodes a cell-cell adhesion molecule (PMID: 10225955) that plays a role at neuronal synapses (PMID: 23027581), in viral entry and infection (PMID: 19805039, PMID: 12584355), and ciliary body formation (PMID: 15728677). Decreased Nectin1 expression is observed in gastric cancer (PMID: 30221498), whereas increased expression is observed in pediatric brain tumor (PMID: 30224769), and papillary thyroid carcinoma (PMID: 20455254).
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