Aliases for DCP1B Gene
External Ids for DCP1B Gene
DCP1B is a core component of the mRNA decapping complex, a key factor in the regulation of mRNA decay (Lykke-Andersen, 2002 [PubMed 12417715]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for DCP1B Gene
DCP1B (Decapping MRNA 1B) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Gene Expression and Deadenylation-dependent mRNA decay. GO annotations related to this gene include hydrolase activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DCP1B Gene
May play a role in the degradation of mRNAs, both in normal mRNA turnover and in nonsense-mediated mRNA decay. May remove the 7-methyl guanine cap structure from mRNA molecules, yielding a 5-phosphorylated mRNA fragment and 7m-GDP (By similarity).