Gene Detail

Gene Symbol FOLH1
Synonyms FGCP | FOLH | GCP2 | GCPII | mGCP | NAALAD1 | NAALAdase | PSM | PSMA
Gene Description FOLH1, folate hydrolase 1, encodes prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA), which acts as a glutamate carboxypeptidase resulting in folate hydrolase activity as well as NAALADase activity (PMID: 9816319, PMID: 8570628). Over expression of FOLH1 (PMSA) has been observed in prostate cancer (PMID: 16985927).
Entrez Id 2346
Chromosome 11
Map Location 11p11.12
Canonical Transcript NM_004476


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