Gpc5 encodes the human gene, Glypican 5. It may also be known as: Glypican-5; Secreted glypican-5; glypican proteoglycan 5. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 572 and a mass of 63.7 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. Gpc5 is a member of the Glypican family. Homologs of this gene exist in other organisms, including: Mouse, Rat, Zebrafish, Frog, Chicken.