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Symbol LMNB1 contributors: mct/npt/pgu - updated : 04-05-2017
HGNC name lamin B1
HGNC id 6637
Corresponding disease
ADLD leukodystrophy, adult-onset type
Location 5q23.2      Physical location : 126.112.832 - 126.172.709
Synonym symbol(s) LMN, LMN2, LMNB, MGC111419, ADLD, LB1
TYPE functioning gene
STRUCTURE 60.40 kb     11 Exon(s)
10 Kb 5' upstream gene genomic sequence study
MAPPING cloned Y linked N status provisional
Physical map
PPIC 5q23.2 peptidylprolyl isomerase C (cyclophilin C) PRDM6 5q21-q23 PR domain containing 6 LOC391826 5 similar to Ubiquitin-like protein SMT3C precursor (Ubiquitin-homology domain protein PIC1) (Ubiquitin-like protein UBL1) (Ubiquitin-related protein SUMO-1) (GAP modifying protein 1) (GMP1) (Sentrin) FLJ36090 5q23.2 hypothetical protein FLJ36090 CSNK1G3 5q23 casein kinase 1, gamma 3 LOC391827 5 similar to Keratin, type I cytoskeletal 18 (Cytokeratin 18) (K18) (CK 18) KIAA1281 5q23.2 KIAA1281 protein LOC391828 5 similar to ribosomal protein L28 LOC391829 5 similar to High mobility group protein 1-like 10 (HMG-1L10) LOC389319 5 LOC389319 NS3TP2 5q23.3 HCV NS3-transactivated protein 2 ALDH7A1 5q31 aldehyde dehydrogenase 7 family, member A1 PHAX 5q23.3 likely ortholog of mouse phosphorylated adaptor for RNA export LOC133609 5q23.3 similar to 60S acidic ribosomal protein P1 LOC389320 5 hypothetical gene supported by AK131015 LOC285008 5q23.3 hypothetical gene supported by BC028282; BC028282; BC028282 LMNB1 5q23.3-q31.1 lamin B1 LOC389321 5 LOC389321 MGC48332 5q23.3 hypothetical protein MGC48332 MRPS5P3 5q23.3 mitochondrial ribosomal protein S5 pseudogene LOC345818 5q23.3 similar to RNA binding motif protein 15; one twenty two protein MEGF10 5q33 MEGF10 protein LOC389322 5 similar to heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein K LOC133619 5q23.3 hypothetical protein MGC12103 LOC391831 5 similar to Cullin homolog 1 (CUL-1) LOC389323 5 similar to hypothetical protein LOC389324 5 LOC389324 SLC12A2 5q23.3 solute carrier family 12 (sodium/potassium/chloride transporters), member 2 FBN2 5q23-q31 fibrillin 2 (congenital contractural arachnodactyly) SLC27A6 5q23.3 solute carrier family 27 (fatty acid transporter), member 6 CGI-111 5q22.1-q33.3 CGI-111 protein ADAMTS19 5q31 a disintegrin-like and metalloprotease (reprolysin type) with thrombospondin type 1 motif, 19 CSS3 5q31.1 chondroitin sulfate synthase 3
TRANSCRIPTS type messenger
identificationnb exonstypebpproduct
ProteinkDaAAspecific expressionYearPubmed
11 - 3420 66.4 586 - 2008 18334554
11 - 2267 - 376 - 2008 18334554
Type widely
   expressed in (based on citations)
SystemOrgan level 1Organ level 2Organ level 3Organ level 4LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Lymphoid/Immunethymus   highly
Urinarybladder   highly
SystemTissueTissue level 1Tissue level 2LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Blood / hematopoieticbone marrow  highly
cell lineage
cell lines
  • a N terminal head domain
  • a central rod domain
  • a nuclear localization signal (NLS)
  • C-terminal CAAX motif (posttranslationally modified by farnesylation, endoproteolysis, and carboxymethylation at the CAAX motif)
  • mono polymer homomer , heteromer , tetramer
  • intermediate filament family, type V
  • CATEGORY structural protein
    SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION     intracellular
    intracellular,nuclear envelope,int
    intracellular,nuclear envelope,lamina
    intracellular,nuclear envelope,matrix attachement regions
  • major structural component of the nucleus that appears to be involved in the regulation of many nuclear functions
  • basic FUNCTION
  • involved in nuclear stability, chromatin structure and gene expression
  • LAMB1-nucleoskeleton is required to maintain RNA synthesis and ongoing synthesis is a fundamental determinant of global nuclear architecture in cells
  • expressed on the cell surface of 24-h aged neutrophils, and apoptotic neutrophils express cytoskeletal proteins on their surface (these cells may participate in the development of autoantibodies directed against cytoskeletal proteins, a condition frequently reported in several inflammatory diseases)
  • lamin B1-containing nucleoskeleton is required to maintain RNA synthesis and ongoing synthesis is a fundamental determinant of global nuclear architecture in mammalian cells
  • maintains the functional plasticity of nucleoli
  • helps to anchor the nucleus to the cytoskeleton
  • could function to sequester microtubule polymerization activities within the spindle
  • component of nuclear lamina which is a filamentous meshwork of proteins underlying the inner nuclear membrane
  • importance of LMNB1 in regulating the proliferation and senescence of human diploid cells through a ROS signaling pathway
  • LMNB1 mRNA, and subsequent protein, decline in senescent cells is likely due at least in part to reduced LMNB1 mRNA stability
  • farnesylation of LMNB1--but not LMNB2--is crucial for brain development and for retaining chromatin within the bounds of the nuclear lamina during neuronal migration
  • may contribute to senescence in at least two ways due to its uneven genome-wide redistribution: first, through the spatial reorganization of chromatin and, second, through gene repression
  • constitutes one of the major structural proteins in the lamina mesh
  • is likely required to maintain chromatin condensation in interphase nuclei
  • maintenance of LMNB1 levels is required for DNA replication and repair through regulation of the expression of key factors involved in these essential nuclear functions
  • component of the nuclear lamina that plays a critical role in maintaining nuclear architecture, regulating gene expression and modulating chromatin positioning
  • LMNA, LMNB1, LMNB2 not only constitute a scaffold for nuclear shape, rigidity and resistance to stress but also contribute to the organization of chromatin and chromosomal domains
    a component
  • coiled coil dimers associated to form a tetrameric subunit from which Ifs assemble
    small molecule
  • interacting with POU2F1 (POU2F1 has previously been shown to colocalize partly with B-type lamins and is essential for transcriptional regulation of oxidative stress response genes)
  • interaction with KIF11 (LMNB1 only very weakly antagonizes KIF11 in mediating poleward microtubule-flux (
  • only LMNB1 overexpression induced senescence, which was prevented by telomerase expression or inactivation of TP53
  • interacts directly with the promoters of some genes associated with DNA damage response and repair, including BRCA1 and RAD51
  • autophagy protein MAP1LC3A/Atg8 directly interacts with the nuclear lamina protein LMNB1 (lamin B1), and binds to LMN/lamin-associated chromatin domains (LADs)
  • cell & other
    Other diassembly at the start and reassembly at the end of mitosis mediated by phosphorylation,dephosphorylation
    corresponding disease(s) ADLD
    Other morbid association(s)
    TypeGene ModificationChromosome rearrangementProtein expressionProtein Function
    constitutional     --low  
    depletion of LMNB1 or LMNA/Cwas sufficient to recapitulate some oncogene-induced senescence (OIS) features, including cell cycle exit and downregulation of nuclear envelope (NE) proteins 7)
    tumoral     --over  
    is directly associated with low-grade differentiation, increased incidence of distant metastasis, and poor prognosis of patients with pancreatic cancer
    Susceptibility to multiple sclerosis
    Variant & Polymorphism other linked to the autoimmune attack that occurs in multiple sclerosis
    Candidate gene
    Marker lamin B1 loss can serve as biomarker of senescence, and LMNB1 decline may be useful as an early senescenceľassociated marker
    Therapy target
    is a novel therapeutic target of betulinic acid treatment in pancreatic carcinoma
  • mice that lack a functional Lmnb1 gene die minutes after birth, and fibroblasts from these mice have misshapen nuclei and undergo premature senescence in culture
  • mice expressing nonfarnesylated LmnB1 died soon after birth, with severe neurodevelopmental defects and striking nuclear abnormalities in neurons