Gene Symbol: nodal
Gene Name: nodal growth differentiation factor
Synonyms: Xnr-4 , Xnr4 , nr4 , nodal4 , Nodal homolog 4 ( Add Xenopus synonyms , Nomenclature history )
Gene Function: transforming growth factor beta and bone morphogenetic protein related protein
Protein Function :
Cooperation and regulatory loops of multiple nodals are essential for mesendoderm patterning in early embryos. Plays a role in mesoderm formation and may be required for neural development.
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OMIM Diseases: HETEROTAXY, VISCERAL, 5, AUTOSOMAL; HTX5
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