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Aliases for LAMC1 Gene

Aliases for LAMC1 Gene

  • Laminin, Gamma 1 (Formerly LAMB2) 2 3
  • Laminin-10 Subunit Gamma 3 4
  • Laminin-11 Subunit Gamma 3 4
  • Laminin-2 Subunit Gamma 3 4
  • Laminin-3 Subunit Gamma 3 4
  • Laminin-4 Subunit Gamma 3 4
  • Laminin-6 Subunit Gamma 3 4
  • Laminin-7 Subunit Gamma 3 4
  • Laminin-8 Subunit Gamma 3 4
  • Laminin-9 Subunit Gamma 3 4
  • S-Laminin Subunit Gamma 3 4
  • Laminin B2 Chain 3 4
  • S-LAM Gamma 3 4
  • LAMB2 3 4
  • Laminin-1 Subunit Gamma 4

External Ids for LAMC1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for LAMC1 Gene

  • LAMB2

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for LAMC1 Gene

  • GC01P180518
  • GC01P178420
  • GC01P179512
  • GC01P180231
  • GC01P179724
  • GC01P181259
  • GC01P154228

Summaries for LAMC1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for LAMC1 Gene

  • Laminins, a family of extracellular matrix glycoproteins, are the major noncollagenous constituent of basement membranes. They have been implicated in a wide variety of biological processes including cell adhesion, differentiation, migration, signaling, neurite outgrowth and metastasis. Laminins, composed of 3 non identical chains: laminin alpha, beta and gamma (formerly A, B1, and B2, respectively), have a cruciform structure consisting of 3 short arms, each formed by a different chain, and a long arm composed of all 3 chains. Each laminin chain is a multidomain protein encoded by a distinct gene. Several isoforms of each chain have been described. Different alpha, beta and gamma chain isomers combine to give rise to different heterotrimeric laminin isoforms which are designated by Arabic numerals in the order of their discovery, i.e. alpha1beta1gamma1 heterotrimer is laminin 1. The biological functions of the different chains and trimer molecules are largely unknown, but some of the chains have been shown to differ with respect to their tissue distribution, presumably reflecting diverse functions in vivo. This gene encodes the gamma chain isoform laminin, gamma 1. The gamma 1 chain, formerly thought to be a beta chain, contains structural domains similar to beta chains, however, lacks the short alpha region separating domains I and II. The structural organization of this gene also suggested that it had diverged considerably from the beta chain genes. Embryos of transgenic mice in which both alleles of the gamma 1 chain gene were inactivated by homologous recombination, lacked basement membranes, indicating that laminin, gamma 1 chain is necessary for laminin heterotrimer assembly. It has been inferred by analogy with the strikingly similar 3' UTR sequence in mouse laminin gamma 1 cDNA, that multiple polyadenylation sites are utilized in human to generate the 2 different sized mRNAs (5.5 and 7.5 kb) seen on Northern analysis. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2011]

GeneCards Summary for LAMC1 Gene

LAMC1 (Laminin, Gamma 1 (Formerly LAMB2)) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with LAMC1 include junctional epidermolysis bullosa inversa and junctional epidermolysis bullosa. Among its related pathways are PI3K-Akt signaling pathway and Developmental Biology. GO annotations related to this gene include extracellular matrix structural constituent and glycosphingolipid binding. An important paralog of this gene is LAMC2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LAMC1 Gene

  • Binding to cells via a high affinity receptor, laminin is thought to mediate the attachment, migration and organization of cells into tissues during embryonic development by interacting with other extracellular matrix components

Gene Wiki entry for LAMC1 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for LAMC1 Gene

Genomics for LAMC1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for LAMC1 Gene

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Genomic Location for LAMC1 Gene

183,023,460 bp from pter
183,145,592 bp from pter
122,133 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for LAMC1 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for LAMC1 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for LAMC1 Gene

Proteins for LAMC1 Gene

  • Protein details for LAMC1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Laminin subunit gamma-1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5VYE7

    Protein attributes for LAMC1 Gene

    1609 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    177603 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Laminin is a complex glycoprotein, consisting of three different polypeptide chains (alpha, beta, gamma), which are bound to each other by disulfide bonds into a cross-shaped molecule comprising one long and three short arms with globules at each end. Gamma-1 is a subunit of laminin-1 (laminin-111 or EHS laminin), laminin-2 (laminin-211 or merosin), laminin-3 (laminin-121 or S-laminin), laminin-4 (laminin-221 or S-merosin), laminin-6 (laminin-311 or K-laminin), laminin-7 (laminin-321 or KS-laminin), laminin-8 (laminin-411), laminin-9 (laminin-421), laminin-10 (laminin-511) and laminin-11 (laminin-521)

neXtProt entry for LAMC1 Gene

Proteomics data for LAMC1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for LAMC1 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 60, Asn 134, Asn 576, Asn 650, Asn 1022, Asn 1107, Asn 1161, Asn 1175, Asn 1205, Asn 1223, Asn 1241, Asn 1380, Asn 1395, Asn 1439, and Thr 1603
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for LAMC1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

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No data available for DME Specific Peptides for LAMC1 Gene

Domains & Families for LAMC1 Gene

Gene Families for LAMC1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for LAMC1 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • The alpha-helical domains I and II are thought to interact with other laminin chains to form a coiled coil structure
  • The alpha-helical domains I and II are thought to interact with other laminin chains to form a coiled coil structure
  • Domains VI and IV are globular
  • Contains 11 laminin EGF-like domains.
  • Contains 1 laminin IV type A domain.
  • Contains 1 laminin N-terminal domain.
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Function for LAMC1 Gene

Molecular function for LAMC1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
laminin,gamma 1 polypeptide,component of cutaneous basement membrane zone
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Binding to cells via a high affinity receptor, laminin is thought to mediate the attachment, migration and organization of cells into tissues during embryonic development by interacting with other extracellular matrix components

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for LAMC1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005201 extracellular matrix structural constituent IMP 15159456
GO:0005515 protein binding --
GO:0043208 glycosphingolipid binding IEA --
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Animal Models for LAMC1 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for LAMC1:

miRNA for LAMC1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target LAMC1

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for LAMC1 Gene

Localization for LAMC1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LAMC1 Gene

Secreted, extracellular space, extracellular matrix, basement membrane.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for LAMC1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for LAMC1 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
endoplasmic reticulum 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for LAMC1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
GO:0005578 proteinaceous extracellular matrix --
GO:0005604 basement membrane IDA 14557481
GO:0005605 basal lamina --
GO:0005606 laminin-1 complex TAS 14557481
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Pathways & Interactions for LAMC1 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for LAMC1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006461 protein complex assembly IDA 15159456
GO:0007155 cell adhesion IDA 15159456
GO:0007411 axon guidance TAS --
GO:0007492 endoderm development TAS 9885251
GO:0016477 cell migration IMP 15561105
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for LAMC1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for LAMC1 Gene

(1) Drugs for LAMC1 Gene - From: NovoSeek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Heparin Approved, Investigational Pharma Antagonist 672,226

(1) Additional Compounds for LAMC1 Gene - From: NovoSeek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for LAMC1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for LAMC1 Gene

Laminin, gamma 1 (formerly LAMB2):
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for LAMC1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for LAMC1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for LAMC1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for LAMC1 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for LAMC1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Urinary Bladder (13.4), Gallbladder (10.9), and Adipocyte (8.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for LAMC1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for LAMC1 Gene Hs.609663

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for LAMC1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Found in the basement membranes (major component)
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for LAMC1 Gene

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for LAMC1 Gene

Orthologs for LAMC1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for LAMC1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia LAMC1 35
  • 90.49 (n)
  • 94.59 (a)
LAMC1 36
  • 95 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LAMC1 35
  • 91.35 (n)
  • 95.23 (a)
LAMC1 36
  • 95 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Lamc1 35
  • 86.99 (n)
  • 92.84 (a)
Lamc1 16
Lamc1 36
  • 93 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia LAMC1 35
  • 99.34 (n)
  • 99.32 (a)
LAMC1 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Lamc1 35
  • 86.39 (n)
  • 92.35 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia LAMC1 36
  • 90 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia LAMC1 36
  • 89 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves LAMC1 35
  • 76.24 (n)
  • 82.64 (a)
LAMC1 36
  • 81 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia LAMC1 36
  • 81 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia lamc1 35
  • 70.93 (n)
  • 75.51 (a)
Str.17820 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.1922 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii lamc1 35
  • 68.76 (n)
  • 69.55 (a)
lamc1 36
  • 69 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta LanB2 37
  • 40 (a)
LanB2 35
  • 51.03 (n)
  • 42.57 (a)
LanB2 36
  • 40 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta LANB2 35
  • 50.42 (n)
  • 42.83 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea C54D1.5 37
  • 40 (a)
lam-2 35
  • 49.71 (n)
  • 41.61 (a)
lam-2 36
  • 39 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.5158 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 46 (a)
Species with no ortholog for LAMC1:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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 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)

Evolution for LAMC1 Gene

Gene Tree for LAMC1 (if available)
Gene Tree for LAMC1 (if available)

Paralogs for LAMC1 Gene

Paralogs for LAMC1 Gene

(4) SIMAP similar genes for LAMC1 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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Variants for LAMC1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for LAMC1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs2593 -- 183,142,906(-) GACAG(A/T)GATGG utr-variant-3-prime
rs3359 -- 183,142,906(+) TCCAT(C/G)ACTGT utr-variant-3-prime
rs7473 -- 183,145,499(+) TCTCC(A/G)GGGTG utr-variant-3-prime
rs20557 -- 183,124,740(+) CCCAA(A/C/G/T)GCAGT synonymous-codon, reference
rs20558 - 183,125,412(+) CAATC(C/T)GTATG missense, reference

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for LAMC1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv819917 CNV Loss 19587683

Variation tolerance for LAMC1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 52.62% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.62; 72.59% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for LAMC1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for LAMC1 Gene

Disorders for LAMC1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(5) MalaCards diseases for LAMC1 Gene - From: DISEASES, NovoSeek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
junctional epidermolysis bullosa inversa
  • jeb-i
junctional epidermolysis bullosa
  • congenital junctional epidermolysis bullosa
diffuse mesangial sclerosis
  • diffuse isolated mesangial sclerosis
mayer-rokitansky-kuster-hauser syndrome
  • cauv
autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis
  • autosomal recessive lamellar ichthyosis
- elite association
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Relevant External Links for LAMC1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for LAMC1 Gene

Publications for LAMC1 Gene

  1. Is laminin gamma-1 a candidate gene for advanced pelvic organ prolapse? (PMID: 20223449) Chen C. … Matthews C.A. (Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 2010) 23 67
  2. FAK-mediated extracellular signals are essential for interkinetic nuclear migration and planar divisions in the neuroepithelium. (PMID: 20067997) Tsuda S. … Takeda H. (J. Cell. Sci. 2010) 23 67
  3. Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-5-induced laminin gamma1 transcription requires filamin A. (PMID: 20167606) Abrass C.K. … Hansen K.M. (J. Biol. Chem. 2010) 23 67
  4. Gene network analysis during early infection of human coronary artery smooth muscle cells by Trypanosoma cruzi and Its gp83 ligand. (PMID: 20491065) Nde P.N. … Villalta F. (Chem. Biodivers. 2010) 23 67
  5. Lack of laminin gamma1 in embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes causes inhomogeneous electrical spreading despite intact differentiation and function. (PMID: 18927478) Malan D. … Fleischmann B.K. (Stem Cells 2009) 23 67

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