CDH4

(redirected from cadherin 4, type 1, R-cadherin)

CDH4

A gene on chromosome 20q13.3 that encodes a calcium-dependent cell–cell adhesion glycoprotein (cadherin), which is involved in regulating cell–cell adhesions, mobility and proliferation of epithelial cells. CDH4 is thought to play a key role in brain segmentation and neuronal outgrowth, as well as in kidney, muscle and retinal development .
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