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Abbreviated name: ANGPTL7
Synonyms: angiopoietin-like factor | angiopoietin-like protein 7 | AngX | CDT6  | cornea-derived transcript 6 protein
Compound class: Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Comment: An endogenous peptide, which is highly and specifically expressed in the cornea. Corneal expression is confined to the stromal layer . It is highly homologous to the anti-angiogenic angiopoietins. and may contribute to the avascularity of the human cornea.
1. Peek R, van Gelderen BE, Bruinenberg M, Kijlstra A. (1998)
Molecular cloning of a new angiopoietinlike factor from the human cornea.
Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci., 39 (10): 1782-8. [PMID:9727400]