Summary of GC

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


The Function of GC

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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Top Gene-Substance Interactions

GC Interacts with These Diseases

Substances That Increase GC

Substances That Decrease GC

Conditions with Increased Gene Activity

Conditions with Decreased Gene Activity

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