Aliases for NCAN Gene
External Ids for NCAN Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for NCAN Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NCAN Gene
Neurocan is a chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan thought to be involved in the modulation of cell adhesion and migration.[supplied by OMIM, Jul 2002]
GeneCards Summary for NCAN Gene
NCAN (Neurocan) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Phospholipase-C Pathway and Chondroitin sulfate/dermatan sulfate metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding and extracellular matrix structural constituent. An important paralog of this gene is ACAN.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for NCAN Gene
May modulate neuronal adhesion and neurite growth during development by binding to neural cell adhesion molecules (NG-CAM and N-CAM). Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan; binds to hyaluronic acid.