Definition of Wiskott Aldrich Syndrome Protein

The WAS gene product is a cytoplasmic protein, expressed exclusively in hematopoietic cells, which show signalling and cytoskeletal abnormalities in WAS patients. A transcript variant arising as a result of alternative promoter usage, and containing a different 5′ UTR sequence, has been described, however, its full-length nature is not known. Recent studies have demonstrated that these proteins, directly or indirectly, associate with the small GTPase, Cdc42, known to regulate formation of actin filaments, and the cytoskeletal organizing complex, Arp2/3. (From Gene, OMIM)

Wiskott Aldrich Syndrome Protein is from the group

Regulatory Protein

Other Names for Wiskott Aldrich Syndrome Protein

Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Protein


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