COL4A4
Overview
 
Collagen alpha-4 chain is a protein
Protein
Proteins are biochemical compounds consisting of one or more polypeptides typically folded into a globular or fibrous form, facilitating a biological function. A polypeptide is a single linear polymer chain of amino acids bonded together by peptide bonds between the carboxyl and amino groups of...

 that in humans is encoded by the COL4A4 gene
Gene
A gene is a molecular unit of heredity of a living organism. It is a name given to some stretches of DNA and RNA that code for a type of protein or for an RNA chain that has a function in the organism. Living beings depend on genes, as they specify all proteins and functional RNA chains...

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Quotations

[When the Allied forces fire on him] Why are you always messing with me. It's got to be a joke!

[Convincing Shimizu not to kill himself] We can die here, or we can continue fighting. Which would better serve the emperor?

[Letter to his wife] We soldiers dig. We dig all day. This is the hole that we will fight and die in. Am I digging my own grave?

[About Nishi's romancing skills] There are rumors about his womanizing...But there are no women left to woo.

[In response to a soldier saying death is honorable] Kashiwara died of honorable dysentery.

There is no use for a dead soldier.

Damn this island! The Americans can have it.

Do what is right because it is right.

If you want my honest opinion, General, the best thing to do would be to sink this island to the bottom of the sea.

I'm tired of sharing this cave with all of you, I'm a one-man show from now on.

Encyclopedia
Collagen alpha-4 chain is a protein
Protein
Proteins are biochemical compounds consisting of one or more polypeptides typically folded into a globular or fibrous form, facilitating a biological function. A polypeptide is a single linear polymer chain of amino acids bonded together by peptide bonds between the carboxyl and amino groups of...

 that in humans is encoded by the COL4A4 gene
Gene
A gene is a molecular unit of heredity of a living organism. It is a name given to some stretches of DNA and RNA that code for a type of protein or for an RNA chain that has a function in the organism. Living beings depend on genes, as they specify all proteins and functional RNA chains...

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Further reading

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