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Symbol MEP1B contributors: - updated : 29-03-2006
HGNC name meprin A, beta
HGNC id 7020
Location 18q12.2-q12.3      Physical location : 29.769.986 - 29.800.364
Synonym name
  • N-benzoyl-L-tyrosyl-p-aminobenzoic acid (PABA peptide) hydrolase, beta subunit
  • zinc metalloendopeptidase 1,beta subunit
  • EC.number 3.4.24.63
    DNA
    TYPE functioning gene
    STRUCTURE 30.00 kb     15 Exon(s)
    10 Kb 5' upstream gene genomic sequence study
    MAPPING cloned Y linked   status provisional
    Physical map
    DSC3 18q12.1 desmocollin 3 DSC2 18q12.1 desmocollin 2 DSC1 18q12.2 desmocollin 1 DSG1 18q12.1 desmoglein 1 DSG4 18q12.1 desmoglein 4 DSG3 18q12.1 desmoglein 3 (pemphigus vulgaris antigen) DSG2 18q12.1 desmoglein 2 TTR 18q12.1-q12.2 transthyretin (prealbumin, amyloidosis type I) B4GALT6 18q11 UDP-Gal:betaGlcNAc beta 1,4- galactosyltransferase, polypeptide 6 LOC390845 18 similar to KIAA0563-related gene LOC390846 18 similar to 27 kDa Golgi SNARE protein (Golgi SNAP receptor complex member 2) (Membrin) MCART2 18q12.1 mitochondrial carrier triple repeat 2 KIAA1012 18q11.2 mitochondrial carrier triple repeat 2 LOC342705 18q12.1 similar to 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase, decarboxylating LOC390847 18 similar to epsin 2 isoform a; Eps15 binding protein RNF125 18q12.1 ring finger protein 125 LOC390848 18 similar to 40S ribosomal protein S15a RNF138 18q12.1 ring finger protein 138 MEP1B 18q12.2-q12.3 meprin A, beta FLJ21610 KIAA1384 18q12.1 KIAA1384 protein LOC374864 18q12.1 hypothetical protein LOC374864 LOC147354 18q12.1 similar to additional sex combs like 2; polycomb group protein ASXH2 KIAA1713 18q11 KIAA1713 protein NOL4 18q12 nucleolar protein 4
    RNA
    TRANSCRIPTS type messenger
    EXPRESSION
    Type restricted
    constitutive of
       expressed in (based on citations)
    organ(s)
    SystemOrgan level 1Organ level 2Organ level 3Organ level 4LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
    Digestiveintestinesmall intestine   
    Endocrinethyroid    
    Respiratoryrespiratory tractlarynx   
    tissue
    SystemTissueTissue level 1Tissue level 2LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
    Blood / Hematopoietic    
    cells
    SystemCellPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
    Blood/Hematopoieticleukocyte
    cell lineage
    cell lines colorectal carcinoma cell lines
    fluid/secretion lymph
    at STAGE
    PROTEIN
    PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    STRUCTURE
    motifs/domains
  • a signal peptide,
  • a propeptide, a protease domain containing an astacin signature,
  • a meprin A-5 protein tyrosine phosphatase mu(MAM),
  • a meprin and TRAF homology domain(MATH),
  • an after MATH (AM) and an EGF like domains,
  • a putative transmembrane segment (TM)
  • a short cytoplasmic tail
  • conjugated GlycoP
    mono polymer homomer , heteromer , oligo
    HOMOLOGY
    Homologene
    FAMILY astacin family of zinc metalloendopeptidase
    CATEGORY enzyme
    SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION extracellular
        plasma membrane
    basic FUNCTION zinc endopeptidase hydrolysing basement membrane components such as collagen IV, nidogen-1 and fibronectin
    CELLULAR PROCESS
    PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESS
    PATHWAY
    metabolism
    signaling
    a component associating with MEP1A
    INTERACTION
    DNA
    RNA
    small molecule
    protein
    cell & other
    REGULATION
    ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
    corresponding disease(s)
    Susceptibility to diabetic nephropathy
    Variant & Polymorphism SNP increasing the risk of diabetic nephropathy
    Candidate gene
    Marker
    Therapy target
    ANIMAL & CELL MODELS