Aliases for GPD1 Gene
External Ids for GPD1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for GPD1 Gene
This gene encodes a member of the NAD-dependent glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase family. The encoded protein plays a critical role in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism by catalyzing the reversible conversion of dihydroxyacetone phosphate (DHAP) and reduced nicotine adenine dinucleotide (NADH) to glycerol-3-phosphate (G3P) and NAD+. The encoded cytosolic protein and mitochondrial glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase also form a glycerol phosphate shuttle that facilitates the transfer of reducing equivalents from the cytosol to mitochondria. Mutations in this gene are a cause of transient infantile hypertriglyceridemia. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding multiple isoforms have been observed for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2012]
GeneCards Summary for GPD1 Gene
GPD1 (Glycerol-3-Phosphate Dehydrogenase 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with GPD1 include Hypertriglyceridemia, Transient Infantile and Hypertriglyceridemia. Among its related pathways are triacylglycerol biosynthesis and Fatty Acyl-CoA Biosynthesis. GO annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and oxidoreductase activity, acting on the CH-OH group of donors, NAD or NADP as acceptor. An important paralog of this gene is GPD1L.