Gene Symbol: GLDC
Description: glycine decarboxylase
Alias: glycine dehydrogenase (decarboxylating), mitochondrial, glycine decarboxylase p protein
Species: duck

Top Publications

  1. Li J, Tong S, Wands J. Characterization of a 120-Kilodalton pre-S-binding protein as a candidate duck hepatitis B virus receptor. J Virol. 1996;70:6029-35 pubmed
    ..Short pre-S peptides covering the clustered neutralizing epitopes (also p170 and p120 binding sites) reduced DHBV infectivity in primary duck hepatocyte cultures. Thus, p120 represents a candidate component of the DHBV receptor complex...
  2. Li J, Tong S, Wands J. Identification and expression of glycine decarboxylase (p120) as a duck hepatitis B virus pre-S envelope-binding protein. J Biol Chem. 1999;274:27658-65 pubmed
    ..Cloning of the glycine decarboxylase cDNA will permit a direct test of whether it functions as a cell surface co-receptor or as a co-factor in the DHBV replication cycles. ..