Aliases for PCYT1B Gene
External Ids for PCYT1B Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PCYT1B Gene
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the cytidylyltransferase family. It is involved in the regulation of phosphatidylcholine biosynthesis. Several alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2009]
GeneCards Summary for PCYT1B Gene
PCYT1B (Phosphate Cytidylyltransferase 1, Choline, Beta) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PCYT1B include Newborn Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Among its related pathways are Glycerophospholipid biosynthesis and Phospholipase D signaling pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include choline-phosphate cytidylyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is PCYT1A.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PCYT1B Gene
Controls phosphatidylcholine synthesis.