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Aliases for GPHB5 Gene

Aliases for GPHB5 Gene

  • Glycoprotein Hormone Beta 5 2 3 5
  • Thyrostimulin Subunit Beta 3 4
  • ZLUT1 3 4
  • GPB5 3 4
  • Glycoprotein Hormone Beta Subunit 3
  • Glycoprotein Hormone Beta-5 3
  • Glycoprotein Beta 5 3
  • B5 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for GPHB5 Gene

  • GC14M062849
  • GC14M063779
  • GC14M043946

Summaries for GPHB5 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for GPHB5 Gene

  • GPHB5 is a cystine knot-forming polypeptide and a subunit of the dimeric glycoprotein hormone family (Hsu et al., 2002 [PubMed 12089349]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]

GeneCards Summary for GPHB5 Gene

GPHB5 (Glycoprotein Hormone Beta 5) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Hormone ligand-binding receptors. GO annotations related to this gene include hormone activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GPHB5 Gene

  • Stimulates the thyroid. Binds and activates THSR, leading to increased cAMP production.

Gene Wiki entry for GPHB5 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for GPHB5 Gene

Genomics for GPHB5 Gene

Regulatory Elements for GPHB5 Gene

Enhancers for GPHB5 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH14F063362 1 FANTOM5 ENCODE 2 -43.9 -43921 1.0 FEZF1 KCNH5 PPP2R5E GPHB5 WDR89 GC14P063451
GH14F063427 0.9 FANTOM5 1.7 -108.9 -108906 0.2 PRDM1 KCNH5 GPHB5 PPP2R5E GC14P063451
GH14F063203 1.2 FANTOM5 ENCODE 1.3 +113.8 113808 4.0 ELF3 ARID4B BMI1 RAD21 YY1 FOS MIER2 TBX21 ZNF518A NR2F2 RHOJ KCNH5 GPHB5 GC14M063214
GH14F063383 0.6 ENCODE 0.2 -65.1 -65138 0.8 HDGF PKNOX1 SPI1 PPP2R5E GC14P063451 GPHB5
GH14F063435 0.5 Ensembl ENCODE 0.1 -118.4 -118382 3.9 PKNOX1 FEZF1 RAD21 YY1 SMARCC2 RCOR1 FOS SMARCC1 CEBPB OVOL3 ENSG00000214770 PPP2R5E ENSG00000252800 RNU7-116P SGPP1 GC14P063451 GPHB5
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Enhancers around GPHB5 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for GPHB5 Gene

63,312,835 bp from pter
63,318,879 bp from pter
6,045 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for GPHB5 Gene

Genes around GPHB5 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
GPHB5 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for GPHB5 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for GPHB5 Gene

Proteins for GPHB5 Gene

  • Protein details for GPHB5 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Glycoprotein hormone beta-5
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q6NTD0
    • Q8NFW2

    Protein attributes for GPHB5 Gene

    130 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    14232 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Heterodimer with GPHA2.

neXtProt entry for GPHB5 Gene

Post-translational modifications for GPHB5 Gene

Other Protein References for GPHB5 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for GPHB5 Gene

Domains & Families for GPHB5 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for GPHB5 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the glycoprotein hormones subunit beta family.
  • Belongs to the glycoprotein hormones subunit beta family.
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Function for GPHB5 Gene

Molecular function for GPHB5 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Stimulates the thyroid. Binds and activates THSR, leading to increased cAMP production.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for GPHB5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005179 contributes_to hormone activity IBA --
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Phenotypes for GPHB5 Gene

MGI mutant phenotypes for GPHB5:
inferred from 2 alleles
GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for GPHB5:
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Animal Models for GPHB5 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for GPHB5:

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for GPHB5

miRNA for GPHB5 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target GPHB5

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for GPHB5 Gene

Localization for GPHB5 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GPHB5 Gene


Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for GPHB5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
GO:0005615 extracellular space IBA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IBA --
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No data available for Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS for GPHB5 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for GPHB5 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for GPHB5 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for GPHB5 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0002155 regulation of thyroid hormone mediated signaling pathway IBA --
GO:0007186 G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway IBA --
GO:0007267 cell-cell signaling IBA --
GO:0009755 hormone-mediated signaling pathway IBA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for GPHB5 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for GPHB5 Gene

(1) Drugs for GPHB5 Gene - From: HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
cyclic amp Experimental Pharma 0
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Transcripts for GPHB5 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for GPHB5 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(4) Additional mRNA sequences :
(5) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for GPHB5 Gene

Glycoprotein hormone beta 5:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for GPHB5 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for GPHB5 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for GPHB5 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for GPHB5 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of GPHB5 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for GPHB5 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for GPHB5 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in brain and at low levels in pituitary. Also found in retina, testis and skin but not in pancreas, parotid, kidney, stomach, liver, colon, small intestine, thyroid, brain or adrenal gland. In pituitary, colocalizes with ACTH, suggesting that it is located in corticotrophs.
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression and Protein tissue co-expression partners for GPHB5 Gene

Orthologs for GPHB5 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for GPHB5 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia GPHB5 34
  • 99.74 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia GPHB5 34
  • 90.51 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia GPHB5 34
  • 90.26 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Gphb5 34
  • 86.56 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Gphb5 34 16
  • 85.64 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves LOC428919 34
  • 75.26 (n)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia gphb5 34
  • 68.61 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.17260 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii gphb5 34
  • 66.39 (n)
Species where no ortholog for GPHB5 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)

Evolution for GPHB5 Gene

Gene Tree for GPHB5 (if available)
Gene Tree for GPHB5 (if available)

Paralogs for GPHB5 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for GPHB5 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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No data available for Paralogs for GPHB5 Gene

Variants for GPHB5 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for GPHB5 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10129613 -- 63,316,397(+) GTCCA(C/T)CCCAG intron-variant
rs10134462 -- 63,314,797(+) TTTTT(G/T)GTTCT intron-variant
rs10137710 -- 63,315,840(+) TTAAC(G/T)GTTTT intron-variant
rs10140339 -- 63,316,327(+) CCACT(C/T)ACAGT intron-variant
rs10140723 -- 63,316,712(+) AGTCA(A/C)TTACC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for GPHB5 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv137n21 CNV gain 19592680
dgv1925n100 CNV gain 25217958
dgv257n27 CNV gain 19166990
dgv3723n54 CNV gain 21841781
dgv642e212 CNV gain 25503493
dgv87e55 CNV gain 17911159
dgv88e55 CNV gain 17911159
esv2761522 CNV gain 21179565
esv3567910 CNV gain 25503493
esv3634723 CNV gain 21293372
nsv1051684 CNV gain 25217958
nsv519574 CNV gain 19592680
nsv564893 CNV gain 21841781
nsv564897 CNV gain 21841781
nsv564900 CNV gain 21841781
nsv832815 CNV gain 17160897

Relevant External Links for GPHB5 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Variation tolerance for GPHB5 Gene

Disorders for GPHB5 Gene

Relevant External Links for GPHB5

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for GPHB5 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for GPHB5 Gene

Publications for GPHB5 Gene

  1. A glycoprotein hormone expressed in corticotrophs exhibits unique binding properties on thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor. (PMID: 16210345) Okada S.L. … Webster P.J. (Mol. Endocrinol. 2006) 3 4 22 64
  2. Inflammatory cytokines regulate glycoprotein subunit beta5 of thyrostimulin through nuclear factor-kappaB. (PMID: 19095738) Suzuki C. … Oiso Y. (Endocrinology 2009) 3 22 64
  3. Biochemical roles of the oligosaccharide chains in thyrostimulin, a heterodimeric hormone of glycoprotein hormone subunits alpha 2 (GPA2) and beta 5 (GPB5). (PMID: 18433898) Okajima Y. … Oiso Y. (Regul. Pept. 2008) 3 22 64
  4. Heterodimeric fly glycoprotein hormone-alpha2 (GPA2) and glycoprotein hormone-beta5 (GPB5) activate fly leucine-rich repeat-containing G protein-coupled receptor-1 (DLGR1) and stimulation of human thyrotropin receptors by chimeric fly GPA2 and human GPB5. (PMID: 15890769) Sudo S. … Hsueh A.J. (Endocrinology 2005) 3 22 64
  5. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4 64

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