foam cells Gene Set

Dataset HPO Gene-Disease Associations
Category disease or phenotype associations
Type phenotype
Description The presence of foam cells, which cells in an atheroma that can be derived from either macrophages or smooth muscle cells that have taken up modified low density lipoprotein particles and thereby take on a foamy appearance. (Human Phenotype Ontology, HP_0003651)
External Link http://compbio.charite.de/hpoweb/showterm?id=HP:0003651
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5 genes associated with the foam cells phenotype by mapping known disease genes to disease phenotypes from the HPO Gene-Disease Associations dataset.

Symbol Name
GLB1 galactosidase, beta 1
NPC1 Niemann-Pick disease, type C1
NPC2 Niemann-Pick disease, type C2
SC5D sterol-C5-desaturase
SMPD1 sphingomyelin phosphodiesterase 1, acid lysosomal