Aliases for CSPG5 Gene
External Ids for CSPG5 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CSPG5 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a proteoglycan that may function as a neural growth and differentiation factor. Several transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, May 2011]
GeneCards Summary for CSPG5 Gene
CSPG5 (Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycan 5) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CSPG5 include Non-Gestational Choriocarcinoma and Acute Gonococcal Cervicitis. Among its related pathways are Chondroitin sulfate/dermatan sulfate metabolism and Glycosaminoglycan metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include growth factor activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for CSPG5 Gene
May function as a growth and differentiation factor involved in neuritogenesis. May induce ERBB3 activation.