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Aliases for GPR156 Gene

Aliases for GPR156 Gene

  • G Protein-Coupled Receptor 156 2 3 5
  • GABAB-Related G-Protein Coupled Receptor 3 4
  • GABABL 3 4
  • PGR28 3 4
  • Probable G-Protein Coupled Receptor 156 3
  • G Protein-Coupled Receptor PGR28 3
  • G-Protein Coupled Receptor PGR28 4

External Ids for GPR156 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for GPR156 Gene

  • GC03M121206
  • GC03M121368
  • GC03M119883
  • GC03M117260

Summaries for GPR156 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for GPR156 Gene

  • G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are a large superfamily of cell surface receptors characterized by 7 helical transmembrane domains, together with N-terminal extracellular and C-terminal intracellular domains.[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]

GeneCards Summary for GPR156 Gene

GPR156 (G Protein-Coupled Receptor 156) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Peptide ligand-binding receptors. GO annotations related to this gene include G-protein coupled receptor activity and G-protein coupled GABA receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is GABBR2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GPR156 Gene

  • Orphan receptor.

Gene Wiki entry for GPR156 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for GPR156 Gene

Genomics for GPR156 Gene

Regulatory Elements for GPR156 Gene

Enhancers for GPR156 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
GH03F120416 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 24 -134.3 -134252 6.7 PKNOX1 ARID4B ZNF48 GATA2 ZNF143 FOS DEK NFYC MXD4 MIER2 GPR156 FSTL1 MIR198 RPL10P7 LOC100130701 LRRC58 ENSG00000242613
GH03F120347 0.6 ENCODE 19 -64.3 -64304 3.4 CREB3L1 MLX ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 ZNF143 FOS TMEM39A LOC100130701 POGLUT1 GPR156 LOC442087 LRRC58
GH03F120244 0.2 ENCODE 18.4 +40.7 40686 0.2 CTCF RAD21 RFX5 GATA3 CTBP1 ZNF366 SCRT2 SMC3 ZNF391 MIXL1 GPR156 PIR62989 ENSG00000206721
GH03F120202 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE 15.2 +81.8 81832 1.4 CEBPB MAX FEZF1 EP300 RAD21 NR2F2 YY1 ZNF366 ATF3 CEBPA GPR156 GSK3B GC03P120211 PIR46565
GH03F120719 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 12.5 -434.6 -434613 1.2 ZNF687 RFX1 FOXA3 BHLHE40 SIN3A MNT ZNF592 MTA3 GATA3 FOXK2 GPR156 HGD STXBP5L MTCO1P29
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Enhancers around GPR156 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for GPR156 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00001851445 23 1000 HDAC1 PKNOX1 CREB3L1 TAL1 ZIC2 ZFHX2 FOXK2 NCOR1 NFE2 ZNF600

Genomic Location for GPR156 Gene

120,164,645 bp from pter
120,285,124 bp from pter
120,480 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for GPR156 Gene

Genes around GPR156 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
GPR156 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for GPR156 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for GPR156 Gene

Proteins for GPR156 Gene

  • Protein details for GPR156 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Probable G-protein coupled receptor 156
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B7ZL66
    • E9PFZ4
    • Q14CM1
    • Q86SN6

    Protein attributes for GPR156 Gene

    814 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    89097 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for GPR156 Gene


neXtProt entry for GPR156 Gene

Post-translational modifications for GPR156 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 6
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for GPR156 Gene

Domains & Families for GPR156 Gene

Gene Families for GPR156 Gene

Protein Domains for GPR156 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for GPR156 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 3 family. GABA-B receptor subfamily.
  • Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 3 family. GABA-B receptor subfamily.
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Function for GPR156 Gene

Molecular function for GPR156 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Orphan receptor.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for GPR156 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004930 G-protein coupled receptor activity IEA --
GO:0004965 G-protein coupled GABA receptor activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with GPR156: view
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Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for GPR156

Inhibitory RNA Products

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for GPR156 Gene

Localization for GPR156 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GPR156 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for GPR156 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for GPR156 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
cytosol 2
golgi apparatus 2
nucleus 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for GPR156 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for GPR156 Gene

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Pathways by source for GPR156 Gene

1 KEGG pathway for GPR156 Gene

Interacting Proteins for GPR156 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for GPR156 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007165 signal transduction IEA --
GO:0007186 G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with GPR156: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for GPR156 Gene

Transcripts for GPR156 Gene

Unigene Clusters for GPR156 Gene

G protein-coupled receptor 156:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for GPR156 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for GPR156 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for GPR156 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for GPR156 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for GPR156 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x10.9).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for GPR156 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Plasma (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for GPR156 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for GPR156 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of GPR156 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for GPR156 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for GPR156 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitous expression both in the CNS and in peripheral tissues. Very high expression in fetal brain and testis relative to expression in other tissues.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with GPR156: view

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Orthologs for GPR156 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for GPR156 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia GPR156 34 35
  • 99.51 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia GPR156 34 35
  • 84.76 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia GPR156 34 35
  • 82.15 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Gpr156 34
  • 78.62 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Gpr156 34 16 35
  • 78.25 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia GPR156 35
  • 62 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia GPR156 35
  • 56 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves GPR156 34 35
  • 60.41 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia GPR156 35
  • 48 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia gpr156 34
  • 52.35 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC101885196 34
  • 50.77 (n)
GPR156 35
  • 33 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta GABA-B-R3 35
  • 10 (a)
Species where no ortholog for GPR156 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • 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)

Evolution for GPR156 Gene

Gene Tree for GPR156 (if available)
Gene Tree for GPR156 (if available)

Paralogs for GPR156 Gene

Paralogs for GPR156 Gene

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Variants for GPR156 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for GPR156 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10049256 -- 120,201,836(+) GGAAG(G/T)CAAAG intron-variant
rs10049457 -- 120,202,369(+) TCTCA(C/T)TGTTC intron-variant
rs10538066 -- 120,271,978(+) AAAAA(-/A)TGAAA intron-variant
rs10571857 -- 120,176,220(+) CTCAT(-/CTTC)CTTCC intron-variant
rs10586717 -- 120,245,984(+) TATAT(-/TATTA)TATCA intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for GPR156 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv125n6 CNV deletion 16902084
dgv2584n106 CNV deletion 24896259
esv1006353 CNV deletion 20482838
esv1045898 CNV deletion 17803354
esv1439832 CNV insertion 17803354
esv1543050 CNV insertion 17803354
esv2257745 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2596469 CNV deletion 19546169
esv2725828 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2834458 CNV deletion 24192839
esv3302551 CNV tandem duplication 20981092
esv3302848 CNV tandem duplication 20981092
esv3440107 CNV duplication 20981092
esv3562453 CNV deletion 23714750
esv3597570 CNV loss 21293372
esv4361 CNV loss 18987735
esv6870 CNV gain 19470904
esv7231 CNV loss 19470904
esv998169 CNV deletion 20482838
nsv1008362 CNV loss 25217958
nsv1013788 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1071507 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1078809 CNV insertion 25765185
nsv1125781 CNV tandem duplication 24896259
nsv1129237 CNV insertion 24896259
nsv1147119 CNV deletion 26484159
nsv1153396 CNV insertion 26484159
nsv3967 CNV deletion 18451855
nsv513068 CNV loss 21212237
nsv518052 CNV loss 19592680
nsv829697 CNV loss 17160897
nsv829698 CNV gain 17160897
nsv956808 CNV deletion 24416366

Variation tolerance for GPR156 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 88.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 4.12; 61.31% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for GPR156 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GPR156 Gene

Disorders for GPR156 Gene

Relevant External Links for GPR156

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

No disorders were found for GPR156 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for GPR156 Gene

Publications for GPR156 Gene

  1. Molecular cloning and characterization of a novel GABA(B)-related G- protein coupled receptor. (PMID: 12591167) Calver A.R. … Pangalos M.N. (Brain Res. Mol. Brain Res. 2003) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. An approach based on a genome-wide association study reveals candidate loci for narcolepsy. (PMID: 20677014) Shimada M. … Tokunaga K. (Hum. Genet. 2010) 3 46 64
  3. 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
  4. The G protein-coupled receptor repertoires of human and mouse. (PMID: 12679517) Vassilatis D.K. … Gaitanaris G.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2003) 3 4 64
  5. Genomewide association study for determinants of HIV-1 acquisition and viral set point in HIV-1 serodiscordant couples with quantified virus exposure. (PMID: 22174851) Lingappa J.R. … Goldstein D. (PLoS ONE 2011) 46 64

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