tenascin C

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tenascin C


Definition A secreted extracellular matrix protein encoded by TNC on chromosome 9q32-q34, which has a spatially and temporally restricted tissue distribution. It plays a key role in guiding migrating neurons and axons during development, in synaptic plasticity, and in neuronal regeneration

Synonyms Cytotactin, hexabrachion, myotendinous antigen, neuronectin, tenascin cytotactin 

References http://www.genecards.org/cgi-bin/carddisp.pl?gene=TNC


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