An chaperone protein of the endoplasmic reticulum
Calnexin is a 67kDa integral protein of the endoplasmic reticulum. It consists of a large N-terminal calcium-binding lumenal domain, a single transmembrane helix and a short, acidic cytoplasmic tail.
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A lectin found in ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM membranes that binds to specific N-linked OLIGOSACCHARIDES found on newly synthesized proteins. It may play role in PROTEIN FOLDING or retention and degradation of misfolded proteins in the endoplasmic reticulum.
The numerical value of calnexin in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of calnexin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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