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Collagen, type XXVIII, alpha 1
Symbols COL28A1 ; COL28
External IDs OMIM609996 MGI2685312 HomoloGene66345 GeneCards: COL28A1 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 340267 213945
Ensembl ENSG00000215018 ENSMUSG00000068794
UniProt Q2UY09 Q2UY11
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001037763 NM_001037865
RefSeq (protein) NP_001032852 NP_001032954
Location (UCSC) Chr 7:
7.36 – 7.54 Mb
Chr 6:
8 – 8.19 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Collagen, type XXVIII, alpha 1 also known as COL28A1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the COL28A1 gene.[1] This protein belongs to a class of collagens that contain von Willebrand factor type A domains.[2] The protein is encoded by the COL28A1 gene which contains 45 exons and is found of the p arm of chromosome 7.[2]


  1. ^ Veit G, Kobbe B, Keene DR, Paulsson M, Koch M, Wagener R (Feb 2006). "Collagen XXVIII, a novel von Willebrand factor A domain-containing protein with many imperfections in the collagenous domain". The Journal of Biological Chemistry 281 (6): 3494–504. doi:10.1074/jbc.M509333200. PMID 16330543. 
  2. ^ a b "COL28A1 collagen, type XXVIII, alpha 1 [Homo sapiens (human)] - Gene - NCBI". Retrieved 2015-09-25. 

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