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Substance Name: Calnexin
RN: 139873-08-8


  • 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.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Calnexin

MeSH Heading

  • Calnexin


  • CD3AP Protein
  • Integral membrane protein IP90
  • IP90
  • IP90 Protein
  • Phosphoprotein pp90

Systematic Name

  • Calnexin (canis familiaris clone Z10b/Z18a protein moiety reduced)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 139873-08-8

System Generated Number

  • 0139873088