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Aliases for MCUR1 Gene

Aliases for MCUR1 Gene

  • Mitochondrial Calcium Uniporter Regulator 1 2 3
  • Coiled-Coil Domain-Containing Protein 90A, Mitochondrial 3 4
  • Coiled-Coil Domain Containing 90A 2 3
  • C6orf79 3 4
  • CCDC90A 3 4
  • Chromosome 6 Open Reading Frame 79 2

External Ids for MCUR1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for MCUR1 Gene

  • C6orf79
  • CCDC90A

Summaries for MCUR1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for MCUR1 Gene

MCUR1 (Mitochondrial Calcium Uniporter Regulator 1) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is CCDC90B.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MCUR1 Gene

  • Key regulator of mitochondrial calcium uniporter (MCU) required for calcium entry into mitochondrion. Plays a direct role in uniporter-mediated calcium uptake, possibly via a direct interaction with MCU.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MCUR1 Gene

Genomics for MCUR1 Gene

Epigenetics Products

  • DNA Methylation CpG Assay Predesigned for Pyrosequencing in human,mouse,rat

Genomic Location for MCUR1 Gene

13,786,549 bp from pter
13,814,568 bp from pter
28,020 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MCUR1 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for MCUR1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MCUR1 Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for MCUR1 Gene

Proteins for MCUR1 Gene

  • Protein details for MCUR1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Mitochondrial calcium uniporter regulator 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q96JS7
    • Q9H7F8

    Protein attributes for MCUR1 Gene

    359 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    39694 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with MCU.

    Alternative splice isoforms for MCUR1 Gene


neXtProt entry for MCUR1 Gene

Proteomics data for MCUR1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MCUR1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for MCUR1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MCUR1 Gene

Domains for MCUR1 Gene

Protein Domains for MCUR1 Gene


Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q96AQ8
  • Belongs to the CCDC90 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with MCUR1: view

No data available for Gene Families and Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MCUR1 Gene

Function for MCUR1 Gene

Molecular function for MCUR1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Key regulator of mitochondrial calcium uniporter (MCU) required for calcium entry into mitochondrion. Plays a direct role in uniporter-mediated calcium uptake, possibly via a direct interaction with MCU.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MCUR1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 23178883
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MCUR1: view

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miRNA for MCUR1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target MCUR1

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for MCUR1 Gene

Localization for MCUR1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MCUR1 Gene

Mitochondrion inner membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MCUR1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0031305 integral component of mitochondrial inner membrane IDA 23178883
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MCUR1: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS for MCUR1 Gene

Pathways for MCUR1 Gene

SuperPathways for MCUR1 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for MCUR1 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 4 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000368468 for MCUR1 Gene via STRING

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MCUR1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006851 mitochondrial calcium ion transport IMP 23178883
GO:0051561 positive regulation of mitochondrial calcium ion concentration IMP 23178883
GO:0070509 calcium ion import IMP 23178883
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MCUR1: view

No data available for Pathways by source for MCUR1 Gene

Transcripts for MCUR1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MCUR1 Gene

Mitochondrial calcium uniporter regulator 1:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for MCUR1

Primer Products

  • OriGene qSTAR qPCR primer pairs in human,mouse,rat for MCUR1
  • QuantiTect SYBR Green Assays in human,mouse,rat
  • Pre-validated RT² qPCR Primer Assay in human,mouse,rat
  • QuantiFast Probe-based Assays in human,mouse,rat

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MCUR1 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10
SP1: -

Relevant External Links for MCUR1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MCUR1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MCUR1 Gene

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for MCUR1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MCUR1 Gene Hs.214043

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MCUR1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitously expressed.
genes like me logo Genes that share expressions with MCUR1: view

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for MCUR1 Gene

Orthologs for MCUR1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for MCUR1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CCDC90A 35
  • 99.44 (n)
  • 98.89 (a)
MCUR1 36
  • 99 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CCDC90A 35
  • 82.36 (n)
  • 75.21 (a)
CCDC90A 36
  • 74 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MCUR1 35
  • 91.87 (n)
  • 91.87 (a)
MCUR1 36
  • 87 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ccdc90a 16
Mcur1 35
  • 77.11 (n)
  • 75.9 (a)
Mcur1 36
  • 72 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MCUR1 36
  • 58 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia MCUR1 36
  • 89 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mcur1 35
  • 77.51 (n)
  • 76.81 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CCDC90A 35
  • 68.35 (n)
  • 67.44 (a)
MCUR1 36
  • 61 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MCUR1 36
  • 60 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.19315 35
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia mcur1 35
  • 65.71 (n)
  • 63.37 (a)
Str.19448 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii MCUR1 36
  • 56 (a)
wufb37a05 35
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes FMP32 38
Species with no ortholog for MCUR1:
  • 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)
  • 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)

Evolution for MCUR1 Gene

Gene Tree for MCUR1 (if available)
Gene Tree for MCUR1 (if available)

Paralogs for MCUR1 Gene

Paralogs for MCUR1 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for MCUR1 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins: Pseudogenes for MCUR1 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with MCUR1: view

Variants for MCUR1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MCUR1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1053033 -- 13,786,852(-) CACAT(C/G/T)TTACA utr-variant-3-prime
rs1060117 -- 13,787,695(-) CTCTA(G/T)GTGCA utr-variant-3-prime
rs1204144 -- 13,813,990(+) GCCCC(C/T)TCTCC intron-variant
rs1204145 - 13,814,108(+) CGCGC(C/T)GCTGC reference, missense, nc-transcript-variant
rs1204146 -- 13,815,536(+) AGTTT(A/C)GCAAT upstream-variant-2KB

Relevant External Links for MCUR1 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MCUR1 Gene

Disorders for MCUR1 Gene

No disorders were found for MCUR1 Gene.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MCUR1 Gene

Publications for MCUR1 Gene

  1. MCUR1 is an essential component of mitochondrial Ca(2+) uptake that regulates cellular metabolism. (PMID: 23178883) Mallilankaraman K. … Madesh M. (Nat. Cell Biol. 2012) 2 3 4
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  3. Sequence comparison of human and mouse genes reveals a homologous block structure in the promoter regions. (PMID: 15342556) Suzuki Y. … Sugano S. (Genome Res. 2004) 3
  4. Diversification of transcriptional modulation: large-scale identification and characterization of putative alternative promoters of human genes. (PMID: 16344560) Kimura K. … Sugano S. (Genome Res. 2006) 3
  5. Genetic variants in nuclear-encoded mitochondrial genes influence AIDS progression. (PMID: 20877624) Hendrickson S.L. … O'Brien S.J. (PLoS ONE 2010) 3

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