Summary

This gene encodes a protein that binds to Vitamin D and helps transport them to the right places (R). 


Function

Major attachment protein that mediates binding of the virus to cell surface heparan sulfate or chondroitin sulfate. Plays also a role in host immune evasion by inhibiting the host complement cascade activation.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Vitamin K-dependent gamma-carboxylase

Alternative name(s):

Gamma-glutamyl carboxylase
Peptidyl-glutamate 4-carboxylase
Vitamin K gamma glutamyl carboxylase

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