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Substance Name: claudin 3
RN: 144996-43-0


  • A ubiquitously-expressed claudin subtype that acts as a general barrier-forming protein in TIGHT JUNCTIONS. Elevated expression of claudin-3 is found in a variety of tumor cell types, suggesting its role as a therapeutic target for specific ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • claudin 3

MeSH Heading

  • Claudin-3


  • C7orf1 Protein
  • Rat androgen withdrawl apoptosis protein
  • Rvp.1 gene product
  • Rvp1 protein

Systematic Name

  • Protein RVP.1 (rat clone lambda 78 reduced)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 144996-43-0

System Generated Number

  • 0144996430