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Aliases for MPV17 Gene

Aliases for MPV17 Gene

  • MpV17 Mitochondrial Inner Membrane Protein 2 3
  • MTDPS6 3 6
  • Mpv17, Human Homolog Of Glomerulosclerosis And Nephrotic Syndrome 3
  • MpV17 Transgene, Murine Homolog, Glomerulosclerosis 2
  • Glomerulosclerosis 2
  • Protein Mpv17 3
  • SYM1 3

External Ids for MPV17 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MPV17 Gene

  • GC02M027453
  • GC02M027624
  • GC02M027506
  • GC02M027444
  • GC02M027385
  • GC02M027532

Summaries for MPV17 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for MPV17 Gene

  • This gene encodes a mitochondrial inner membrane protein that is implicated in the metabolism of reactive oxygen species. Mutations in this gene have been associated with the hepatocerebral form of mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome (MDDS). [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for MPV17 Gene

MPV17 (MpV17 Mitochondrial Inner Membrane Protein) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with MPV17 include mitochondrial dna depletion syndrome 6 and mpv17-related hepatocerebral mitochondrial dna depletion syndrome. Among its related pathways are Peroxisome. An important paralog of this gene is MPV17L2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MPV17 Gene

  • Involved in mitochondria homeostasis. May be involved in the metabolism of reactive oxygen species and control of oxidative phosphorylation and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) maintenance

Gene Wiki entry for MPV17 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MPV17 Gene

Genomics for MPV17 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MPV17 Gene

Genomic Location for MPV17 Gene

27,309,492 bp from pter
27,325,680 bp from pter
16,189 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MPV17 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for MPV17 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MPV17 Gene

Proteins for MPV17 Gene

  • Protein details for MPV17 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Mpv17
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • D6W555
    • Q53SY2
    • Q96B08

    Protein attributes for MPV17 Gene

    176 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    19733 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for MPV17 Gene

Proteomics data for MPV17 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MPV17 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MPV17 Gene

Domains for MPV17 Gene

Protein Domains for MPV17 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MPV17 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P39210
  • Belongs to the peroxisomal membrane protein PXMP2/4 family.
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No data available for Gene Families for MPV17 Gene

Function for MPV17 Gene

Molecular function for MPV17 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: mouse glomerulosclerosis gene Mpv17,homolog,peroxisomal,located in the 5utr region of the UCN gene
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Involved in mitochondria homeostasis. May be involved in the metabolism of reactive oxygen species and control of oxidative phosphorylation and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) maintenance

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MPV17 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003674 molecular_function ND --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MPV17: view
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miRNA for MPV17 Gene

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for MPV17 Gene

Localization for MPV17 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MPV17 Gene

Mitochondrion inner membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for MPV17 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MPV17 gene
Compartment Confidence
mitochondrion 5
peroxisome 5
cytosol 2
extracellular 2
nucleus 1
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MPV17 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005739 mitochondrion IDA 16582910
GO:0005743 mitochondrial inner membrane IDA 16582910
GO:0005777 peroxisome NAS 7957077
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MPV17: view

Pathways for MPV17 Gene

SuperPathways for MPV17 Gene

Superpath Contained pathways
1 Peroxisome
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Pathways by source for MPV17 Gene

1 KEGG pathway for MPV17 Gene

Interacting Proteins for MPV17 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MPV17 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000002 mitochondrial genome maintenance IMP 16582910
GO:0032836 glomerular basement membrane development ISS --
GO:0034614 cellular response to reactive oxygen species ISS --
GO:0042592 homeostatic process IMP 16582910
GO:0048839 inner ear development ISS --
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Compounds for MPV17 Gene

(1) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for MPV17 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
oxygen 31.1 4
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with MPV17: view

Transcripts for MPV17 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MPV17 Gene

MpV17 mitochondrial inner membrane protein:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MPV17 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3a · 3b · 3c ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b · 6c ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8a · 8b · 8c ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12a · 12b · 12c · 12d · 12e · 12f
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Relevant External Links for MPV17 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MPV17 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MPV17 Gene

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for MPV17 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MPV17 Gene Hs.75659

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MPV17 Gene

Tissue specificity: Ubiquitous. Expressed in pancreas, kidney, muscle, liver, lung, placenta, brain and heart.
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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 MPV17 Gene

Orthologs for MPV17 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for MPV17 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MPV17 35
  • 99.57 (n)
  • 99.35 (a)
MPV17 36
  • 91 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MPV17 35
  • 90.53 (n)
  • 94.89 (a)
MPV17 36
  • 95 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MPV17 35
  • 90.72 (n)
  • 92.05 (a)
MPV17 36
  • 92 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mpv17 35
  • 89.77 (n)
  • 92.05 (a)
Mpv17 16
Mpv17 36
  • 92 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MPV17 36
  • 77 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia MPV17 36
  • 83 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mpv17l 35
  • 90.34 (n)
  • 93.18 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MPV17 35
  • 72.12 (n)
  • 68.42 (a)
MPV17 36
  • 66 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii -- 35
mpv17 35
  • 66.09 (n)
  • 69.54 (a)
mpv17 36
  • 68 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP001778 35
  • 53.45 (n)
  • 47.7 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG11077 36
  • 36 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea T18D3.9 35
  • 42.83 (n)
  • 33.94 (a)
T18D3.9 36
  • 31 (a)
A. gosspyii yeast
(Ashbya gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_AFR120C 35
  • 43.33 (n)
  • 31.76 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes SYM1 35
  • 42.2 (n)
  • 31.79 (a)
SYM1 36
  • 27 (a)
SYM1 38
K. lactis yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0F22924g 35
  • 40.56 (n)
  • 32.53 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT3G24570 35
  • 47.06 (n)
  • 38.24 (a)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os01g0228300 35
  • 47.62 (n)
  • 41.67 (a)
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU02117 35
  • 51.03 (n)
  • 43.21 (a)
Species with no ortholog for MPV17:
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for MPV17 Gene

Gene Tree for MPV17 (if available)
Gene Tree for MPV17 (if available)

Paralogs for MPV17 Gene

Paralogs for MPV17 Gene

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Variants for MPV17 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MPV17 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1122227 -- 27,321,418(-) GCCCT(A/G)CATCG intron-variant
rs1866568 -- 27,315,313(-) CGGGT(A/G)GGAGC intron-variant
rs1975384 -- 27,319,174(-) TGGAG(A/G)GAAAG intron-variant
rs1975385 -- 27,319,063(-) AAGTg(G/T)ctggg intron-variant
rs3217473 -- 27,323,220(-) GTCTC(-/TC)ACAGA upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MPV17 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv873754 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv833614 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv2654 CNV Insertion 18451855

Relevant External Links for MPV17 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MPV17 Gene

Disorders for MPV17 Gene

(1) OMIM Diseases for MPV17 Gene (137960)


  • Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome 6 (MTDPS6) [MIM:256810]: A disease due to mitochondrial dysfunction. It is characterized by infantile onset of progressive liver failure, often leading to death in the first year of life, peripheral neuropathy, corneal scarring, acral ulceration and osteomyelitis leading to autoamputation, cerebral leukoencephalopathy, failure to thrive, and recurrent metabolic acidosis with intercurrent infections. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:16582907, ECO:0000269 PubMed:16582910, ECO:0000269 PubMed:16909392}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

(5) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for MPV17 Gene

(3) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for MPV17 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
glomerulosclerosis 78.5 7
nephrotic syndrome 62.4 3
renal disease 19.4 2

Relevant External Links for MPV17

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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Publications for MPV17 Gene

  1. The human homolog of the glomerulosclerosis gene Mpv17: structure and genomic organization. (PMID: 8281143) Karasawa M. … Weiher H. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 1993) 2 3 4 23
  2. MPV17 encodes an inner mitochondrial membrane protein and is mutated in infantile hepatic mitochondrial DNA depletion. (PMID: 16582910) Spinazzola A. … Zeviani M. (Nat. Genet. 2006) 2 3 4
  3. Navajo neurohepatopathy is caused by a mutation in the MPV17 gene. (PMID: 16909392) Karadimas C.L. … Hirano M. (Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2006) 3 4
  4. Functional rescue of the glomerulosclerosis phenotype in Mpv17 mice by transgenesis with the human Mpv17 homologue. (PMID: 7564095) Schenkel J. … Weiher H. (Kidney Int. 1995) 3 23
  5. The glomerulosclerosis gene Mpv17 encodes a peroxisomal protein producing reactive oxygen species. (PMID: 7957077) Zwacka R.M. … Weiher H. (EMBO J. 1994) 3 23

Products for MPV17 Gene

  • Pathway & Disease-focused RT² Profiler PCR Arrays
    • Mitochondria in human,mouse,rat
    • Oxidative Stress in human,mouse,rat
  • QIAGEN qRT-PCR Assays for microRNAs that regulate MPV17
    • 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
    • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for MPV17
    • Block miRNA regulation of MPV17 using miScript Target Protectors

    Sources for MPV17 Gene

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