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Identification
HMDB Protein ID HMDBP02130
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • 7612
Name Vascular endothelial growth factor A
Synonyms
  1. VEGF-A
  2. VPF
  3. Vascular permeability factor
Gene Name VEGFA
Protein Type Enzyme
Biological Properties
General Function Involved in growth factor activity
Specific Function Growth factor active in angiogenesis, vasculogenesis and endothelial cell growth. Induces endothelial cell proliferation, promotes cell migration, inhibits apoptosis and induces permeabilization of blood vessels. Binds to the FLT1/VEGFR1 and KDR/VEGFR2 receptors, heparan sulfate and heparin. NRP1/Neuropilin-1 binds isoforms VEGF-165 and VEGF-145. Isoform VEGF165B binds to KDR but does not activate downstream signaling pathways, does not activate angiogenesis and inhibits tumor growth
Pathways
  • Bevacizumab Action Pathway
Reactions Not Available
GO Classification
Component
membrane
cell part
Function
binding
protein binding
receptor binding
growth factor activity
Cellular Location
  1. Secreted
Gene Properties
Chromosome Location Chromosome:6
Locus 6p12
SNPs VEGFA
Gene Sequence
>699 bp
ATGAACTTTCTGCTGTCTTGGGTGCATTGGAGCCTTGCCTTGCTGCTCTACCTCCACCAT
GCCAAGTGGTCCCAGGCTGCACCCATGGCAGAAGGAGGAGGGCAGAATCATCACGAAGTG
GTGAAGTTCATGGATGTCTATCAGCGCAGCTACTGCCATCCAATCGAGACCCTGGTGGAC
ATCTTCCAGGAGTACCCTGATGAGATCGAGTACATCTTCAAGCCATCCTGTGTGCCCCTG
ATGCGATGCGGGGGCTGCTGCAATGACGAGGGCCTGGAGTGTGTGCCCACTGAGGAGTCC
AACATCACCATGCAGATTATGCGGATCAAACCTCACCAAGGCCAGCACATAGGAGAGATG
AGCTTCCTACAGCACAACAAATGTGAATGCAGACCAAAGAAAGATAGAGCAAGACAAGAA
AAAAAATCAGTTCGAGGAAAGGGAAAGGGGCAAAAACGAAAGCGCAAGAAATCCCGGTAT
AAGTCCTGGAGCGTGTACGTTGGTGCCCGCTGCTGTCTAATGCCCTGGAGCCTCCCTGGC
CCCCATCCCTGTGGGCCTTGCTCAGAGCGGAGAAAGCATTTGTTTGTACAAGATCCGCAG
ACGTGTAAATGTTCCTGCAAAAACACAGACTCGCGTTGCAAGGCGAGGCAGCTTGAGTTA
AACGAACGTACTTGCAGATGTGACAAGCCGAGGCGGTGA
Protein Properties
Number of Residues 232
Molecular Weight 27042.2
Theoretical pI 9.08
Pfam Domain Function
Signals
  • 1-26
Transmembrane Regions
  • None
Protein Sequence
>Vascular endothelial growth factor A
MNFLLSWVHWSLALLLYLHHAKWSQAAPMAEGGGQNHHEVVKFMDVYQRSYCHPIETLVD
IFQEYPDEIEYIFKPSCVPLMRCGGCCNDEGLECVPTEESNITMQIMRIKPHQGQHIGEM
SFLQHNKCECRPKKDRARQEKKSVRGKGKGQKRKRKKSRYKSWSVYVGARCCLMPWSLPG
PHPCGPCSERRKHLFVQDPQTCKCSCKNTDSRCKARQLELNERTCRCDKPRR
GenBank ID Protein 284172459
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot ID P15692
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Entry Name VEGFA_HUMAN
PDB IDs
GenBank Gene ID NM_001171623.1
GeneCard ID VEGFA
GenAtlas ID VEGFA
HGNC ID HGNC:12680
References
General References
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