Aliases for CPQ Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CPQ Gene
This gene encodes a metallopeptidase that belongs to the peptidase M28 family. The encoded protein may catalyze the cleavage of dipeptides with unsubstituted terminals into amino acids. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2013]
GeneCards Summary for CPQ Gene
CPQ (Carboxypeptidase Q) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CPQ include pancreatic cystadenocarcinoma and bruxism. GO annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and carboxypeptidase activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CPQ Gene
Carboxypeptidase that may play an important role in the hydrolysis of circulating peptides. Catalyzes the hydrolysis of dipeptides with unsubstituted terminals into amino acids. May play a role in the liberation of thyroxine hormone from its thyroglobulin (Tg) precursor.