GPC2 encodes the human gene, Glypican 2. It may also be known as: Glypican-2; Secreted glypican-2; glypican proteoglycan 2, cerebroglycan proteoglycan. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 579 and a mass of 62.8 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. GPC2 is a member of the Glypican family. Homologs of this gene exist in other organisms, including: Rat, Zebrafish, Frog, Chicken.