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CTF1 cardiotrophin 1

Also known as: CT1; CT-1

Summary

The protein encoded by this gene is a secreted cytokine that induces cardiac myocyte hypertrophy in vitro. It has been shown to bind and activate the ILST/gp130 receoptor. Two transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2008]

Genomic context

Location:
16p11.2
Sequence:
Chromosome: 16; NC_000016.10 (30895828..30903560)
Total number of exons:
4

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