Gene description for VCAN
Gene name versican
Gene symbol VCAN
Other names/aliases CSPG2
Species Bos taurus
 Database cross references - VCAN
ExoCarta ExoCarta_282662
Entrez Gene 282662
UniProt P81282  
 VCAN identified in exosomes derived from the following tissue/cell type
Milk 23459212    
 Gene ontology annotations for VCAN
Molecular Function
    calcium ion binding GO:0005509 IEA
    carbohydrate binding GO:0030246 IEA
    hyaluronic acid binding GO:0005540 IEA
Biological Process
    cell adhesion GO:0007155 IEA
Subcellular Localization
    proteinaceous extracellular matrix GO:0005578 IEA
 Experiment description of studies that identified VCAN in exosomes
Experiment ID 213
ISEV standards
EV Biophysical techniques
EV Cytosolic markers
EV Membrane markers
EV Negative markers
EV Particle analysis
Identified molecule protein
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 23459212    
Organism Bos taurus
Experiment description Bovine milk proteome: Quantitative changes in normal milk exosomes, milk fat globule membranes and whey proteomes resulting from Staphylococcus aureus mastitis.
Authors Reinhardt TA, Sacco RE, Nonnecke BJ, Lippolis JD.
Journal name J Proteomics
Publication year 2013
Sample Milk
Sample name Staphylococcus aureus-infected-Milk
Isolation/purification methods Differential centrifugation
Sucrose density gradient
Flotation density -
Molecules identified in the study Protein
Methods used in the study Mass spectrometry
 Protein-protein interactions for VCAN
  Protein Interactor ExoCarta ID Identification method PubMed Species
No interactions are found.
 Pathways in which VCAN is involved
No pathways found

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