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COL14A1 gene

COL14A1 gene Definition The COL14A1 gene (COL14A1 stands for: Collagen Type XIV Alpha 1 Chain) is a protein coding gene located on chromosome 8q24.12. General information The COL14A1 gene encodes the alpha chain of type XIV collagen, a member of the so-called FACIT collagen family(fibril-associat...

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One of Germany's most accomplished dermatologists with decades of expertise in clinical dermatology. Emeritus professor at the Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum, author of more than 30 textbooks and over 700 scientific publications.