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This is the community wiki page for the gene hspa5 please feel free to add any information that is relevant to this gene that is not already captured elsewhere in Xenbase

nomenclature history

hspa5 is several synonyms: glucose-regulated protein 78, HSPA5, immunoglobulin-binding protein and BiP

functional notes

hspa5 is an ER heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) family member, it binds to unfolded proteins, inhibits their aggregation and re-folds them in an ATP-dependent manner.