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Aliases for MRPL38 Gene

Aliases for MRPL38 Gene

  • Mitochondrial Ribosomal Protein L38 2 3
  • MRP-L38 3 4
  • L38MT 3 4
  • 39S Ribosomal Protein L38, Mitochondrial 3
  • HSPC262 3
  • MRP-L3 3
  • RPML3 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MRPL38 Gene

  • GC17U990214
  • GC17M076921
  • GC17M074358
  • GC17M074491
  • GC17M071406
  • GC17M073894
  • GC17M069320

Summaries for MRPL38 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for MRPL38 Gene

  • Mammalian mitochondrial ribosomal proteins are encoded by nuclear genes and help in protein synthesis within the mitochondrion. Mitochondrial ribosomes (mitoribosomes) consist of a small 28S subunit and a large 39S subunit. They have an estimated 75% protein to rRNA composition compared to prokaryotic ribosomes, where this ratio is reversed. Another difference between mammalian mitoribosomes and prokaryotic ribosomes is that the latter contain a 5S rRNA. Among different species, the proteins comprising the mitoribosome differ greatly in sequence, and sometimes in biochemical properties, which prevents easy recognition by sequence homology. This gene encodes a 39S subunit protein. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for MRPL38 Gene

MRPL38 (Mitochondrial Ribosomal Protein L38) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is PEBP4.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MRPL38 Gene

Genomics for MRPL38 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MRPL38 Gene

Genomic Location for MRPL38 Gene

75,898,643 bp from pter
75,905,413 bp from pter
6,771 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MRPL38 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for MRPL38 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for MRPL38 Gene

Proteins for MRPL38 Gene

  • Protein details for MRPL38 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    39S ribosomal protein L38, mitochondrial
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KN96
    • Q96Q66
    • Q9P0B9

    Protein attributes for MRPL38 Gene

    380 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    44597 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAH13311.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for MRPL38 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for MRPL38 Gene


neXtProt entry for MRPL38 Gene

Proteomics data for MRPL38 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MRPL38 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys96 and Lys107
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for MRPL38 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MRPL38 Gene

Domains for MRPL38 Gene

Gene Families for MRPL38 Gene

Protein Domains for MRPL38 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MRPL38 Gene

Function for MRPL38 Gene

Phenotypes for MRPL38 Gene

MGI mutant phenotypes for MRPL38:
inferred from 1 alleles
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miRNA for MRPL38 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target MRPL38

miRNA Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for MRPL38

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for MRPL38 Gene

Localization for MRPL38 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MRPL38 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for MRPL38 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MRPL38 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytoskeleton 4
mitochondrion 4
cytosol 3
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MRPL38 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005739 mitochondrion --
GO:0005743 mitochondrial inner membrane TAS --
GO:0005840 ribosome IEA --
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Pathways for MRPL38 Gene

SuperPathways for MRPL38 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MRPL38 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006996 organelle organization TAS --
GO:0032543 mitochondrial translation TAS --
GO:0070124 mitochondrial translational initiation TAS --
GO:0070125 mitochondrial translational elongation TAS --
GO:0070126 mitochondrial translational termination TAS --
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No data available for Pathways by source for MRPL38 Gene

Transcripts for MRPL38 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for MRPL38 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MRPL38 Gene

Mitochondrial ribosomal protein L38:
Representative Sequences:

miRNA Products

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for MRPL38

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MRPL38 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for MRPL38 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MRPL38 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MRPL38 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for MRPL38 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Lung (22.3), Liver (14.8), and Pancreas (7.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for MRPL38 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MRPL38 Gene Hs.442609

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Expression partners for MRPL38 Gene

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MRPL38 Gene

Orthologs for MRPL38 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for MRPL38 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MRPL38 35
  • 86.58 (n)
  • 85 (a)
MRPL38 36
  • 85 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MRPL38 35
  • 87.46 (n)
  • 87.11 (a)
MRPL38 36
  • 87 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mrpl38 35
  • 86.32 (n)
  • 86.58 (a)
Mrpl38 16
Mrpl38 36
  • 87 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MRPL38 35
  • 99.21 (n)
  • 99.21 (a)
MRPL38 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mrpl38 35
  • 85.53 (n)
  • 85.26 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MRPL38 36
  • 73 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia MRPL38 36
  • 73 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MRPL38 35
  • 65.34 (n)
  • 64.55 (a)
MRPL38 36
  • 65 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MRPL38 36
  • 62 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia mrpl38 35
  • 62.6 (n)
  • 61.34 (a)
Str.11091 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii Dr.11989 35
mrpl38 35
  • 58.72 (n)
  • 57.27 (a)
mrpl38 36
  • 55 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.13875 35
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP000652 35
  • 53.38 (n)
  • 46.39 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta mRpL38 35
  • 54.17 (n)
  • 42.71 (a)
mRpL38 36
  • 30 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea mrpl-38 36
  • 18 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 34 (a)
Species with no ortholog for MRPL38:
  • 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)
  • 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 MRPL38 Gene

Gene Tree for MRPL38 (if available)
Gene Tree for MRPL38 (if available)

Paralogs for MRPL38 Gene

Paralogs for MRPL38 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for MRPL38 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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Variants for MRPL38 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MRPL38 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 17 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1046446 -- 75,900,218(-) GGCCA(A/G)GGGGC intron-variant
rs1128878 -- 75,899,663(-) CATCC(C/T)GGGTA reference, missense
rs3744015 -- 75,904,607(-) CGCCG(A/G)GCAGA reference, synonymous-codon
rs5822109 -- 75,900,738(+) AAAAA(-/A)GAAAA intron-variant
rs7210701 -- 75,902,877(+) ccacc(A/G)tgccc intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MRPL38 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv3264n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv3267n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv833545 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv908820 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv908821 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv908822 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv908823 CNV Loss 21882294

Relevant External Links for MRPL38 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MRPL38 Gene

Disorders for MRPL38 Gene

No disorders were found for MRPL38 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for MRPL38 Gene

Publications for MRPL38 Gene

  1. The human mitochondrial ribosomal protein genes: mapping of 54 genes to the chromosomes and implications for human disorders. (PMID: 11543634) Kenmochi N. … Tanaka T. (Genomics 2001) 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. 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
  4. A human protein-protein interaction network: a resource for annotating the proteome. (PMID: 16169070) Stelzl U. … Wanker E.E. (Cell 2005) 3
  5. 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

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