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DSCAML1  -  Down syndrome cell adhesion molecule like 1

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: DSCAM2, Down syndrome cell adhesion molecule 2, Down syndrome cell adhesion molecule-like protein 1, KIAA1132
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  • Based on its structural and functional properties and similarities to DSCAM, we suggest that DSCAML1 may be involved in formation and maintenance of neural networks [2].


  1. Mammalian DSCAMs: roles in the development of the spinal cord, cortex, and cerebellum? Barlow, G.M., Micales, B., Chen, X.N., Lyons, G.E., Korenberg, J.R. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2002) [Pubmed]
  2. Cloning and functional characterization of DSCAML1, a novel DSCAM-like cell adhesion molecule that mediates homophilic intercellular adhesion. Agarwala, K.L., Ganesh, S., Tsutsumi, Y., Suzuki, T., Amano, K., Yamakawa, K. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2001) [Pubmed]
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