Plakoglobin, or Junction plakoglobin, is a human gene encoded by JUP. It may also be known as: Catenin gamma; Desmoplakin III; Desmoplakin-3; ARVD12; CTNNG; DP3; DPIII; PDGB; PKGB. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 745 and a mass of 81.7 kDa. Plakoglobin is a member of the Beta-catenin family. Homologs of this gene exist in other organisms, including: Frog, Mouse.