Aliases for NCAN Gene
External Ids for NCAN Gene
Previous Symbols 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 Disease and L1CAM interactions. GO annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding and hyaluronic acid binding. An important paralog of this gene is HAPLN1.
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