Aliases for URGCP Gene
External Ids for URGCP Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for URGCP Gene
URG4 is upregulated in the presence of hepatitis B virus (HBV)-encoded X antigen (HBxAg) and may contribute to the development of hepatocellular carcinoma by promoting hepatocellular growth and survival (Tufan et al., 2002 [PubMed 12082552]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for URGCP Gene
URGCP (Upregulator Of Cell Proliferation) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with URGCP include Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Gastric Cancer. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include GTP binding. An important paralog of this gene is CARD6.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for URGCP Gene
May be involved in cell cycle progression through the regulation of cyclin D1 expression. May participate in the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) by promoting hepatocellular growth and survival. May play an important role in development of gastric cancer.