S100A8

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S100A8

A gene on chromosome 1q21 that encodes a member of the S100 family of proteins, which contain 2 EF-hand calcium-binding motifs and as a group regulate cell cycle progression and differentiation, as well as other cellular processes.

Molecular pathology
Altered expression of S100A8 is associated with cystic fibrosis.
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In all analyzed organs and blood, gene expressions for S100 calcium-binding protein A8 (MRP-8) and A9 (MRP-14) were upregulated.