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EMD emerin

Also known as: STA; EDMD; LEMD5

Summary

Emerin is a serine-rich nuclear membrane protein and a member of the nuclear lamina-associated protein family. It mediates membrane anchorage to the cytoskeleton. Dreifuss-Emery muscular dystrophy is an X-linked inherited degenerative myopathy resulting from mutation in the emerin gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

Genomic context

Location:
Xq28
Sequence:
Chromosome: X; NC_000023.11 (154379237..154381523)
Total number of exons:
6

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