GYS2

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GYS2

A gene on chromosome 12p12.2 that encodes liver glycogen synthase, which catalyses the rate-limiting step in glycogen synthesis—the transfer of a glucose residue from uridine diphosphate (UDP) glucose to a terminal branch of a glycogen chain.

Molecular pathology
Defects of GYS2 cause glycogen storage disease type 0.
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