Medical Definition of EFEMP1

  • Medical Author:
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

EFEMP1: A gene that encodes a protein with the long, complex name of EGF-containing fibulin-like extracellular matrix protein 1. EFEMP1 is now also known as FBLN3. See: FBLN3.

Reviewed on 9/7/2018

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