Aliases for CPQ Gene
External Ids for CPQ Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CPQ Gene
This gene encodes a metallopeptidase that belongs to the peptidase M28 family. The encoded protein may catalyze the cleavage of dipeptides with unsubstituted terminals into amino acids. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2013]
GeneCards Summary for CPQ Gene
CPQ (Carboxypeptidase Q) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CPQ include Pancreatic Cystadenocarcinoma and Cleft Palate, Cardiac Defects, And Mental Retardation. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and carboxypeptidase activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for CPQ Gene
Carboxypeptidase that may play an important role in the hydrolysis of circulating peptides. Catalyzes the hydrolysis of dipeptides with unsubstituted terminals into amino acids. May play a role in the liberation of thyroxine hormone from its thyroglobulin (Tg) precursor.