CDH16

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CDH16

A gene on chromosome 16q22.1 that encodes cadherin 16, which is expressed exclusively in kidney, where it plays a central role in nephrogenesis. CDH16 is also a less preferred gene symbol for what is now designated CDH17, see there.
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Whereas classical cadherins have five cadherin repeats, cadherin-17 contains seven cadherin repeats and is closely associated with cadherin-16 in the seven cadherin domain subfamily.