CYR61(redirected from CCN family member 1)
CYR61A gene on chromosome 1p22.3 that encodes a growth factor-inducible secreted protein, which interacts with integrins and heparan sulfate proteoglycan and promotes endothelial cell adhesion. CYR61 plays a role in cell proliferation, differentiation, angiogenesis, apoptosis and extracellular matrix formation.
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