Collagen, type V, alpha 1

Collagen, type V, alpha 1
Collagen, type V, alpha 1

Rendering based on PDB 1A89.
Symbols COL5A1;
External IDs OMIM120215 MGI88457 HomoloGene55434 GeneCards: COL5A1 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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PBB GE COL5A1 212488 at tn.png
PBB GE COL5A1 212489 at tn.png
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Species Human Mouse
Entrez 1289 12831
Ensembl ENSG00000130635 ENSMUSG00000026837
UniProt P20908 Q6F6B0
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_000093.3 NM_015734.2
RefSeq (protein) NP_000084.3 NP_056549.2
Location (UCSC) Chr 9:
137.53 – 137.74 Mb
Chr 2:
27.74 – 27.9 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Collagen alpha-1(V) chain is a protein that in humans is encoded by the COL5A1 gene.[1][2]

This gene encodes an alpha chain for one of the low abundance fibrillar collagens. Fibrillar collagen molecules are trimers that can be composed of one or more types of alpha chains. Type V collagen is found in tissues containing type I collagen and appears to regulate the assembly of heterotypic fibers composed of both type I and type V collagen. This gene product is closely related to type XI collagen and it is possible that the collagen chains of types V and XI constitute a single collagen type with tissue-specific chain combinations. Mutations in this gene are associated with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, types I and II.[2]


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  1. ^ Greenspan DS, Byers MG, Eddy RL, Cheng W, Jani-Sait S, Shows TB (May 1992). "Human collagen gene COL5A1 maps to the q34.2----q34.3 region of chromosome 9, near the locus for nail-patella syndrome". Genomics 12 (4): 836–7. doi:10.1016/0888-7543(92)90320-R. PMID 1572660. 
  2. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: COL5A1 collagen, type V, alpha 1". 

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