GPAA1

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GPAA1

A gene on chromosome 8q24.3 that encodes a protein essential for glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) anchoring—but not synthesis—of precursor proteins. It is ubiquitously expressed in both foetal and adult tissues, but at higher levels in the former.
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The Riezman group reported yeast GAA1 (for GPI Anchor Attachment 1), the first component of GPI transamidase to be identified.
1998) Molecular cloning of human homolog of yeast GAA1 which is required for attachment of glycosylphosphatidylinositols to proteins.
Information about the efforts of heroes like Hughs can now be found on the new Monaghan website which forms part of the official GAA1 in Croke Park.