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Abca4  -  ATP-binding cassette, sub-family A (ABC1),...

Mus musculus

Synonyms: ATP-binding cassette sub-family A member 4, AW050280, Abc10, Abcr, D430003I15Rik, ...
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Disease relevance of Abca4

  • The human gene for RmP (ABCR) is affected in several recessive retinal degenerations [1].
  • These data suggest that humans with retinal or macular degeneration caused by loss of RmP function may slow progression of their disease by limiting exposure to light [2].

High impact information on Abca4


Associations of Abca4 with chemical compounds

  • Rim protein (RmP) is a high-Mr membrane glycoprotein that has been localized to the rims of photoreceptor outer segment discs, but its molecular identity is unknown [4].


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