ZDHHC20P2: A Drug Target / Disease Biomarker (G100048908)
ZDHHC20P2: A Drug Target / Disease Biomarker
ZDHHC20P2 is a protein that is expressed in various tissues of the body, including the brain, heart, and liver. It is a member of the zinc finger gene family, which is a family of transcription factors that play a crucial role in regulating gene expression. ZDHHC20P2 has been identified as a potential drug target and has been shown to be involved in a number of important biological processes.
The zinc finger gene family is characterized by the presence of a zinc finger protein that is responsible for binding to specific DNA sequences. Zinc fingers have been shown to play a wide range of roles in various organisms, including regulation of gene expression, DNA replication, and cell signaling. In the context of ZDHHC20P2, the zinc finger protein is responsible for binding to a specific DNA sequence in the gene cluster that encodes the protein.
ZDHHC20P2 is a 20kDa protein that is expressed in a variety of tissues, including the brain, heart, and liver. It is highly conserved, with a calculated identity of 97% at the amino acid level. ZDHHC20P2 is localized to the nuclei of the brain, where it is involved in the regulation of a wide range of cellular processes.
One of the most significant functions of ZDHHC20P2 is its role in the regulation of neuronal excitability. Neurons in the brain are highly sensitive to changes in electrical potential, and the regulation of these changes is critical for the function of the brain. ZDHHC20P2 is involved in the regulation of the ion channels that are responsible for the flow of electrical current through the neuron.
In addition to its role in neuronal excitability, ZDHHC20P2 is also involved in the regulation of a number of other cellular processes. For example, it is involved in the regulation of cell adhesion, which is the process by which cells stick together to form tissues and organs. ZDHHC20P2 is also involved in the regulation of cell proliferation, which is the process by which cells grow and divide.
The potential drug target status of ZDHHC20P2 is due to its involvement in a number of important biological processes, as well as its high conservation and localization to the nuclei of various tissues. Given its involvement in a wide range of cellular processes, ZDHHC20P2 is a promising target for drug development. Further research is needed to fully understand the role of ZDHHC20P2 in various biological processes and to develop effective therapies based on this protein.
Protein Name: Zinc Finger DHHC-type Containing 20 Pseudogene 2
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