GPC6

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GPC6

A gene on chromosome 13q32 that encodes glypican 6, a cell surface proteoglycan with heparan sulfate that is thought to be a co-receptor for growth factors, extracellular matrix proteins and anti-proteases.

Molecular pathology
Defects of GPC6 cause omodysplasia type 1.
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Various genes like glypican 6 (GPC6) gene, GPC5 gene, and gga-mir-17-92 cluster, Popeye domain-containing protein 1, Opioid-binding protein/cell adhesion molecule-like, Cbfa2t2 were found to be associated with body weight at different growth stages.