Gene Detail

Gene Symbol BCAN
Synonyms BEHAB | CSPG7
Gene Description BCAN, brevican, is a chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan, which plays a role in neuronal attachment and neurite out-growth (PMID: 20840587). Tumor-specific isoforms of brevican have been identified in gliomas and are associated with glioma progression (PMID: 16061654).
Entrez Id 63827
Chromosome 1
Map Location 1q23.1
Canonical Transcript NM_021948


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