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Aliases for CHGB Gene

Aliases for CHGB Gene

  • Chromogranin B 2 3
  • SCG1 3 4 6
  • Secretogranin B 2 3
  • Secretogranin 1 2 3
  • Secretogranin I 3 4
  • Chromogranin-B 3 4
  • CgB 3 4
  • SgI 3 4
  • Secretogranin-1 3

External Ids for CHGB Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for CHGB Gene

  • SCG1

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CHGB Gene

  • GC20P005880
  • GC20P005840
  • GC20P005887
  • GC20P005848

Summaries for CHGB Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for CHGB Gene

  • This gene encodes a tyrosine-sulfated secretory protein abundant in peptidergic endocrine cells and neurons. This protein may serve as a precursor for regulatory peptides. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2009]

GeneCards Summary for CHGB Gene

CHGB (Chromogranin B) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CHGB include female breast carcinoma and silent pituitary adenoma. GO annotations related to this gene include hormone activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CHGB Gene

  • Secretogranin-1 is a neuroendocrine secretory granule protein, which may be the precursor for other biologically active peptides

Gene Wiki entry for CHGB Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for CHGB Gene

Genomics for CHGB Gene

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Genomic Location for CHGB Gene

5,911,328 bp from pter
5,925,361 bp from pter
14,034 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for CHGB Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for CHGB Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for CHGB Gene

Proteins for CHGB Gene

  • Protein details for CHGB Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K021
    • Q59EU9
    • Q6IBS6
    • Q9BQV6
    • Q9UC25
    • Q9UJA6

    Protein attributes for CHGB Gene

    677 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    78276 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BAD92949.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally shortened.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for CHGB Gene

Proteomics data for CHGB Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for CHGB Gene

  • Extensively processed by limited proteolysis at conserved basic residues. Alternative processing are seen in different tissues (By similarity).
  • O-glycosylated.
  • Glycosylation at Asn315
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for CHGB Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for CHGB Gene

Domains for CHGB Gene

Protein Domains for CHGB Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for CHGB Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P05060
  • Belongs to the chromogranin/secretogranin protein family.
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No data available for Gene Families for CHGB Gene

Function for CHGB Gene

Molecular function for CHGB Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: chromogranin B (catecholamine and norepenephrine secretory protein)
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Secretogranin-1 is a neuroendocrine secretory granule protein, which may be the precursor for other biologically active peptides

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CHGB Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005179 hormone activity TAS 3608978
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 20195357
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Animal Models for CHGB Gene

MGI Knock Outs for CHGB:

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miRNA for CHGB Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target CHGB

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for CHGB

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for CHGB Gene

Localization for CHGB Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CHGB Gene

Secreted. Note=Neuroendocrine and endocrine secretory granules.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for CHGB Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for CHGB gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
endoplasmic reticulum 2
cytoskeleton 1
cytosol 1
golgi apparatus 1
lysosome 1
nucleus 1
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CHGB Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
GO:0030141 secretory granule IEA --
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Pathways for CHGB Gene

SuperPathways for CHGB Gene

No Data Available

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CHGB Gene


No data available for Pathways by source for CHGB Gene

Compounds for CHGB Gene

(17) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for CHGB Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
secretoneurin 92.1 18
peptidylglycine 57.3 1
inositol 1,4,5 trisphosphate 42.6 5
catecholamine 36.3 5
dithiothreitol 26.8 11
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Transcripts for CHGB Gene

mRNA/cDNA for CHGB Gene

Unigene Clusters for CHGB Gene

Chromogranin B (secretogranin 1):
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for CHGB Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d · 1e ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b · 7c ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b
SP1: - -
SP2: - -
SP3: - - -
SP4: -
SP5: - - - - -
SP7: - - - - -

Relevant External Links for CHGB Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for CHGB Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for CHGB Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for CHGB Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pituitary (18.6), Brain - Cerebellar Hemisphere (9.1), Brain - Cerebellum (6.1), and Adrenal Gland (4.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for CHGB Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for CHGB Gene Hs.516874

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CHGB Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in the adrenal medulla, and in pheochromocytoma. Not expressed in liver.
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Orthologs for CHGB Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for CHGB Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CHGB 35
  • 99.11 (n)
  • 98.23 (a)
  • 98 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CHGB 35
  • 78.6 (n)
  • 68.6 (a)
  • 67 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia CHGB 35
  • 83.74 (n)
  • 75 (a)
  • 74 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Chgb 35
  • 76.28 (n)
  • 65.71 (a)
Chgb 16
Chgb 36
  • 64 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia CHGB 36
  • 38 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia CHGB 36
  • 44 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Chgb 35
  • 76.21 (n)
  • 66.42 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CHGB 35
  • 53.66 (n)
  • 38.54 (a)
  • 23 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia CHGB 36
  • 22 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.19044 35
Species with no ortholog for CHGB:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for CHGB Gene

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Paralogs for CHGB Gene

No data available for Paralogs for CHGB Gene

Variants for CHGB Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CHGB Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 20 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs2821 -- 5,925,133(+) TTTAT(A/C)TACCC utr-variant-3-prime
rs236136 -- 5,909,425(+) TGCAG(C/T)CAAAG upstream-variant-2KB
rs236137 -- 5,909,499(+) TCTTT(C/T)GTGCC upstream-variant-2KB
rs236138 -- 5,909,714(+) ctagt(C/T)acttc upstream-variant-2KB
rs236139 -- 5,910,283(+) CCTCG(C/T)TTGAG upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for CHGB Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv833905 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv525940 CNV Loss 19592680

Relevant External Links for CHGB Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CHGB Gene

Disorders for CHGB Gene

(25) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for CHGB Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
carcinoid 63.9 12
neuroendocrine tumors 60.5 3
pheochromocytoma 55.9 13
pituitary adenoma 48.6 6
prolactinoma 45.7 2

Relevant External Links for CHGB

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CHGB Gene

Publications for CHGB Gene

  1. Chromogranin B: isolation from pheochromocytoma, N-terminal sequence, tissue distribution and secretory vesicle processing. (PMID: 1882087) Gill B.M. … O'Connor D.T. (Regul. Pept. 1991) 3 4 23
  2. Polymorphisms of chromogranin B gene associated with schizophrenia in Chinese Han population. (PMID: 11959426) Zhang B. … He L. (Neurosci. Lett. 2002) 3 23 48
  3. Association between chromogranin b gene polymorphisms and schizophrenia in the Japanese population. (PMID: 15219467) Iijima Y. … Arinami T. (Biol. Psychiatry 2004) 3 23 48
  4. Genetic variation within adrenergic pathways determines in vivo effects of presynaptic stimulation in humans. (PMID: 18180394) Fung M.M. … O'Connor D.T. (Circulation 2008) 3 23 48
  5. Chromogranin B P413L variant as risk factor and modifier of disease onset for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. (PMID: 20007371) Gros-Louis F. … Julien J.P. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2009) 3 23 48

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