Aliases for FIBCD1 Gene
External Ids for FIBCD1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FIBCD1 Gene
FIBCD1 is a conserved type II transmembrane endocytic receptor that binds chitin and is located primarily in the intestinal brush border (Schlosser et al., 2009 [PubMed 19710473]).[supplied by OMIM, Apr 2010]
GeneCards Summary for FIBCD1 Gene
FIBCD1 (Fibrinogen C Domain Containing 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include chitin binding. An important paralog of this gene is FCN2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FIBCD1 Gene
Acetyl group-binding receptor which shows a high-affinity and calcium-dependent binding to acetylated structures such as chitin, some N-acetylated carbohydrates, and amino acids, but not to their non-acetylated counterparts. Can facilitate the endocytosis of acetylated components.