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Gene Symbol GPC3
Synonyms DGSX | GTR2-2 | MXR7 | OCI-5 | SDYS | SGB | SGBS | SGBS1
Gene Description GPC3, glypican 3, is a oncofetal heparan sulfate, cell surface glycoprotein that plays a role in cell growth and differentiation (PMID: 30352677, PMID: 31510063). Overexpression of Gpc3 has been identified in hepatocellular carcinoma and is associated with poor prognosis (PMID: 29901640, PMID: 28621802, PMID: 29369198).
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