NEXN

Description 
Nexilin (F actin binding protein)


This gene is composed of 13 exons and codes for a filamentous actin-binding protein. It is believed this protein functions in cell adhesion and migrations by localizing focal contacts. Mutations in this gene have been associated with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).

Aliases 
CMH20, NELIN
Chromosomal Locations 
1p31.1