Aliases for ZPBP Gene
External Ids for ZPBP Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ZPBP Gene
ZPBP is one of several proteins that are thought to participate in secondary binding between acrosome-reacted sperm and the egg-specific extracellular matrix, the zona pellucida (McLeskey et al., 1998 [PubMed 9378618]).[supplied by OMIM, Aug 2008]
GeneCards Summary for ZPBP Gene
ZPBP (Zona Pellucida Binding Protein) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is ZPBP2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ZPBP Gene
Plays a role in acrosome compaction and sperm morphogenesis (PubMed:21911476). Is implicated in sperm-oocyte interaction during fertilization (By similarity).