GYPC - Glycophorin-C - human protein (Function)
 
Home Recent activites arrow-down favorite My favorites arrow-down favorite My labels arrow-down Downloads
Back to ...  
Publication View
Protein
Gene
References

 
GYPC »  Glycophorin-C
 
Protein also known as:  Sialoglycoprotein D; CD antigen CD236.
Gene name:  GYPC
Family name: Glycophorin-C
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
extend overview
1 44 3
GENE REF ISO

Function

 show evidences
Overview 
This protein is a minor sialoglycoprotein in human erythrocyte membranes. The blood group Gerbich antigens and receptors for Plasmodium falciparum merozoites are most likely located within the extracellular domain. Glycophorin-C plays an important role in regulating the stability of red cells.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Protein bindingdefinition[GO:0005515]  
1
  • IPIUniProtKB
Pathways 
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Malaria  hsa05144+2995  
 

Keywords

Molecular function 
Blood group antigen  definition   [KW-0095]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GenomeRNAi: 2995
PRO: PR:P04921