PCDHA13 | definition of PCDHA13 by Medical dictionary
PCDHA13 A gene on chromosome 5q31 that encodes a putative calcium-dependent cell-adhesion, single-pass type-1 membrane protein, which may be involved in establishing and maintaining specific neuronal connections in the brain.
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In an independent cohort test, the methylated PCDHA4 and PCDHA13
test is equally sensitive but more specific than the human papillomavirus (HPV) test in the diagnosis of [CIN2.sup.+] .
More than 20 genes, including CADM1/MAL, PAX1, SOX1, ZNF582, PCDHA4, and PCDHA13
, have been confirmed to be associated with the lesions of CIN2 and greater.