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Gnptg

Official Full Name
N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphate transferase, gamma subunit
Background
This gene encodes the gamma sunbunit of the N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase complex. This hexameric complex, composed of alpha, beta and gamma subunits, catalyzes the first step in synthesis of a mannose 6-phosphate lysosomal recognition marker. This enzyme complex is necessary for targeting of lysosomal hydrolases to the lysosome. Mutations in the gene encoding the gamma subunit have been associated with mucolipidosis IIIC, also known as mucolipidosis III gamma.
Synonyms
GNPTG; N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphate transferase, gamma subunit; C16orf27, chromosome 16 open reading frame 27 , GNPTAG, N acetylglucosamine 1 phosphotransferase, gamma subunit; N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase subunit gamma; c316G12.3; CAB56184; GlcNAc phosphotransferase gamma subunit; GlcNAc-1-phosphotransferase subunit gamma; GNPTAG; LP2537; N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphate transferase gamma subunit; RJD9; UDP-N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase subunit gamma; C16orf27; N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphotransferase, gamma subunit; zgc:86640; wu:fc79g04

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