Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Platelet glycoprotein IX

On the surface of platelets glycoprotein 9 combines with glycoprotein 1b to form a receptor for von Willebrand factor. Mutations can cause the autosomal recessive disorder Bernard-Soulier syndrome.

Genetests:

Clinic Method Carrier testing
Turnaround 5
Specimen type genomic DNA
Clinic Method Genomic sequencing of the entire coding region
Turnaround 10
Specimen type genomic DNA
Clinic Method Massive parallel sequencing
Turnaround 25
Specimen type genomic DNA

Related Diseases:

Bernard-Soulier syndrome
GP1BA
GP1BB
GP9
Update: Sept. 26, 2018