Day 325 (18p11.1-18q11.2): NPC1, a critical cholesterol trafficker

Day 325 has 26 protein-coding genes (browser view) including NPC1 (NPC intracellular cholesterol transporter 1).

NPC1 encodes a protein that carries cholesterol within the cell. It was originally named for Niemann-Pick disease, type C, a rare disorder of this gene that causes premature death.

Click here to see all 8930365 letters of Day 325 with NPC1 underlined.

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