Cytogenetic location: 7p12.2-p12.1
Genomic coordinates (GRCh38): 7:50,458,435-50,565,459
DDC is a human gene. It codes for an enzyme. The enzyme produces DOPA decarboxylase, Aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase. This is part of the dopamine production process for our brains.
Variants in DDC have been linked to mental health issues. These include bipolar disorder and autism.