STRING 9.05 
EPB42 [ENSP00000300215]
 
erythrocyte membrane protein band 4.2; Probably plays an important role in the regulation of erythrocyte shape and mechanical properties
ANK1 [ENSP00000265709]
 
ankyrin 1, erythrocytic; Attaches integral membrane proteins to cytoskeletal elements; binds to the erythrocyte membrane protein band 4.2, to Na-K ATPase, to the lymphocyte membrane protein GP85, and to the cytoskeletal proteins fodrin, tubulin, vimentin and desmin. Erythrocyte ankyrins also link spectrin (beta chain) to the cytoplasmic domain of the erythrocytes anion exchange protein; they retain most or all of these binding functions
Evidence suggesting a functional link:
Neighborhood in the Genome:  
none / insignificant.
    
Gene Fusions:  
none / insignificant.
    
Cooccurence Across Genomes:  
none / insignificant.
    
Co-Expression:   yes (score 0.197).  
Experimental/Biochemical Data:   yes (score 0.620).  
Association in Curated Databases:  
none / insignificant.
    
Co-Mentioned in PubMed Abstracts:   yes (score 0.430).  
Combined Score:
 
0.801