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Gene Symbol COL18A1
Synonyms KNO | KNO1 | KS
Gene Description COL18A1, collagen alpha-1(XVIII) chain, may play a major role in determining retinal structure and neural tube closure. COL18A1 encodes the endostatin chain which can inhibit endothelial cell proliferation and angiogenesis and endostatin is implicated in the prognosis of human cancer (PMID: 20361288; PMID: 21815140).


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