GPC3

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GPC3

A gene on chromosome Xq26.1 that encodes glypican 3, a cell surface proteoglycan with heparan sulfate that inhibits the dipeptidyl peptidase activity of DPP4. It may be involved in modulating growth of mesodermal tissues, in IGF2-receptor interactions, and in cellular growth and tumourigenesis.

Molecular Pathology
Defects in GPC3 cause Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome.
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Speaking at the inauguration of the SGB members, Senator Ajimobi stated that, 'the abysmal performance of Oyo State Students in West African Senior School Certificate Examinations in comparison with other states of the federation continues to be a cause of concern to all and sundry.
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