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Aliases for MCOLN3 Gene

Aliases for MCOLN3 Gene

  • Mucolipin 3 2 3
  • Mucolipin-3 3
  • TRP-ML3 3
  • TRPML3 3

External Ids for MCOLN3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MCOLN3 Gene

  • GC01M085879
  • GC01M084622
  • GC01M084772
  • GC01M084907
  • GC01M084906
  • GC01M085195
  • GC01M085483
  • GC01M083593

Summaries for MCOLN3 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for MCOLN3 Gene

  • This gene encodes one of members of the mucolipin cation channel proteins. Mutation studies of the highly similar protein in mice have shown that the protein is found in cochlea hair cells, and mutant mice show early-onset hearing loss and balance problems. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2011]

GeneCards Summary for MCOLN3 Gene

MCOLN3 (Mucolipin 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Ion channel transport and Transport of glucose and other sugars, bile salts and organic acids, metal ions and amine compounds. An important paralog of this gene is MCOLN2.

Gene Wiki entry for MCOLN3 Gene

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MCOLN3 Gene

Genomics for MCOLN3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MCOLN3 Gene

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Genomic Location for MCOLN3 Gene

85,018,082 bp from pter
85,048,902 bp from pter
30,821 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MCOLN3 Gene

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Genomic Location for MCOLN3 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for MCOLN3 Gene

Proteins for MCOLN3 Gene

  • Protein details for MCOLN3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5T4H5
    • Q5T4H6
    • Q9NV09

    Protein attributes for MCOLN3 Gene

    553 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    64248 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for MCOLN3 Gene


neXtProt entry for MCOLN3 Gene

Proteomics data for MCOLN3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MCOLN3 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys536
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for MCOLN3 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MCOLN3 Gene

Domains for MCOLN3 Gene

Gene Families for MCOLN3 Gene

Protein Domains for MCOLN3 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MCOLN3 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the transient receptor (TC 1.A.4) family. Polycystin subfamily. MCOLN3 sub-subfamily.
  • Belongs to the transient receptor (TC 1.A.4) family. Polycystin subfamily. MCOLN3 sub-subfamily.
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Function for MCOLN3 Gene

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Animal Models for MCOLN3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for MCOLN3:

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for MCOLN3 Gene

Localization for MCOLN3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MCOLN3 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for MCOLN3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MCOLN3 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 3
cytosol 1
endosome 1
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MCOLN3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways for MCOLN3 Gene

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Pathways by source for MCOLN3 Gene

Interacting Proteins for MCOLN3 Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: Q8TDD5-MCLN3_HUMAN for MCOLN3 Gene via I2D

Symbol External ID(s) Details

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MCOLN3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007626 locomotory behavior IEA --
GO:0034220 ion transmembrane transport TAS --
GO:0042491 auditory receptor cell differentiation IEA --
GO:0055085 transmembrane transport TAS --
GO:0070588 calcium ion transmembrane transport TAS --
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Compounds for MCOLN3 Gene

(2) Tocris Compounds for MCOLN3 Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
ML SA1 Activator of TRPML channels [332382-54-4]
SN 2 Selective TRPML3 channel activator [823218-99-1]

(1) IUPHAR Ligand for MCOLN3 Gene

Ligand Type Action Affinity Pubmed IDs
Gd3+ Channel blocker None
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Transcripts for MCOLN3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MCOLN3 Gene

Mucolipin 3:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MCOLN3 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b · 7c ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12
SP2: - -
SP3: -

Relevant External Links for MCOLN3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MCOLN3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MCOLN3 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for MCOLN3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Adrenal Gland (10.6) and Pituitary (6.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for MCOLN3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Plasma (67.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for MCOLN3 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MCOLN3 Gene Hs.535239

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Expression partners for MCOLN3 Gene

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No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MCOLN3 Gene

Orthologs for MCOLN3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for MCOLN3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MCOLN3 35
  • 90.42 (n)
  • 92.77 (a)
  • 93 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MCOLN3 35
  • 91.74 (n)
  • 93.67 (a)
  • 94 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mcoln3 35
  • 84.87 (n)
  • 91.14 (a)
Mcoln3 16
Mcoln3 36
  • 91 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MCOLN3 35
  • 99.76 (n)
  • 99.82 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mcoln3 35
  • 84.33 (n)
  • 91.68 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MCOLN3 36
  • 84 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 79 (a)
-- 36
  • 85 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MCOLN3 35
  • 76.23 (n)
  • 81.85 (a)
  • 81 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MCOLN3 36
  • 84 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia mcoln3 35
  • 72.25 (n)
  • 74.86 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC100001113 35
  • 62.24 (n)
  • 61.42 (a)
MCOLN3 (1 of 2) 36
  • 58 (a)
mcoln3a 36
  • 56 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG8743 37
  • 41 (a)
trpml 35
  • 50.42 (n)
  • 44.03 (a)
CG42638 36
  • 35 (a)
trpml 36
  • 35 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP007710 35
  • 50.33 (n)
  • 42.49 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea cup-5 37
  • 36 (a)
cup-5 35
  • 48.74 (n)
  • 37.31 (a)
cup-5 36
  • 27 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.10964 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 41 (a)
Species with no ortholog for MCOLN3:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • 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 MCOLN3 Gene

Gene Tree for MCOLN3 (if available)
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Paralogs for MCOLN3 Gene

Paralogs for MCOLN3 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for MCOLN3 Gene using alignment to 4 proteins:

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Variants for MCOLN3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MCOLN3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs817986 -- 85,036,469(-) gctca(C/T)gcctg intron-variant
rs893618 -- 85,048,087(-) GCCAG(A/G)GCTCA intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs898037 -- 85,041,193(+) AAAAA(A/G)GAAAA intron-variant
rs1129722 -- 85,018,368(-) GTAAC(A/T)CAATG utr-variant-3-prime
rs1458401 -- 85,042,171(+) TTCCT(A/C)ATACA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MCOLN3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv830448 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv470724 CNV Gain 18288195
nsv462383 CNV Gain 19166990

Relevant External Links for MCOLN3 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MCOLN3 Gene

Disorders for MCOLN3 Gene

(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for MCOLN3 Gene

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No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for MCOLN3 Gene

Publications for MCOLN3 Gene

  1. Functional multimerization of mucolipin channel proteins. (PMID: 19885840) Curcio-Morelli C. … Slaugenhaupt S.A. (J. Cell. Physiol. 2010) 3 23
  2. The calcium channel mucolipin-3 is a novel regulator of trafficking along the endosomal pathway. (PMID: 19497048) Martina J.A. … Puertollano R. (Traffic 2009) 3 23
  3. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  4. The DNA sequence and biological annotation of human chromosome 1. (PMID: 16710414) Gregory S.G. … Bentley D.R. (Nature 2006) 3 4
  5. International Union of Pharmacology. XLIX. Nomenclature and structure-function relationships of transient receptor potential channels. (PMID: 16382100) Clapham D.E. … Schultz G. (Pharmacol. Rev. 2005) 2 3

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