Aliases for TGDS Gene
External Ids for TGDS Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TGDS Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases (SDR) superfamily, and is thought to contain a nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) binding domain. This large SDR family of enzymes is involved in the metabolism of a variety of compounds, including prostaglandins, retinoids, lipids, steroid hormones, and xenobiotics. Mutations in this gene have been associated with Catel-Manzke syndrome, which is characterized by Pierre Robin sequence, and radial deviation of the index finger due to the presence of an accessory bone between the index finger and its proximal phalanx. Pierre Robin sequence is defined by an undersized jaw, backwards displacement of the tongue base that causes an obstruction of the airways, and can also be associated with a cleft palate. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2015]
GeneCards Summary for TGDS Gene
TGDS (TDP-Glucose 4,6-Dehydratase) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TGDS include Catel-Manzke Syndrome and Hyperphalangy. GO annotations related to this gene include oxidoreductase activity, acting on the CH-OH group of donors, NAD or NADP as acceptor and 3-beta-hydroxy-delta5-steroid dehydrogenase activity. An important paralog of this gene is GALE.