Alpha crystallin

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crystallin, alpha A
Identifiers
SymbolCRYAA
Alt. symbolsCRYA1
Entrez1409
HUGO2388
OMIM123580
RefSeqNM_000394
UniProtP02489
Other data
LocusChr. 21 q22.3
crystallin, alpha B
Identifiers
SymbolCRYAB
Alt. symbolsCRYA2
Entrez1410
HUGO2389
OMIM123590
RefSeqNM_001885
UniProtP02511
Other data
LocusChr. 11 q22.3-23.1

Alpha crystallin is a water-soluble structural protein found in the lens of the eye. Compared to the other crystallins, it elutes earlier from a gel filtration chromatography column.

It functions as a chaperone.

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