GPC6

(redirected from glypican proteoglycan 6)

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.