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Aliases for MRPL46 Gene

Aliases for MRPL46 Gene

  • Mitochondrial Ribosomal Protein L46 2 3
  • C15orf4 3 4
  • MRP-L46 3 4
  • LIECG2 3 4
  • P2ECSL 3 4
  • L46mt 3 4
  • 39S Ribosomal Protein L46, Mitochondrial 3
  • Chromosome 15 Open Reading Frame 4 2

External Ids for MRPL46 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for MRPL46 Gene

  • C15orf4

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MRPL46 Gene

  • GC15P085369
  • GC15M082287
  • GC15M086589
  • GC15M086733
  • GC15M086734
  • GC15M086803
  • GC15M089002
  • GC15M065114

Summaries for MRPL46 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for MRPL46 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 MRPL46 Gene

MRPL46 (Mitochondrial Ribosomal Protein L46) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include hydrolase activity.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MRPL46 Gene

Genomics for MRPL46 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MRPL46 Gene

Genomic Location for MRPL46 Gene

88,459,476 bp from pter
88,467,419 bp from pter
7,944 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MRPL46 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for MRPL46 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MRPL46 Gene

Proteins for MRPL46 Gene

  • Protein details for MRPL46 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    39S ribosomal protein L46, mitochondrial
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RD75
    • Q9HBU8

    Protein attributes for MRPL46 Gene

    279 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    31705 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAG33698.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for MRPL46 Gene

neXtProt entry for MRPL46 Gene

Proteomics data for MRPL46 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for MRPL46 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys132, Lys203, and Lys230
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for MRPL46 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MRPL46 Gene

Domains for MRPL46 Gene

Gene Families for MRPL46 Gene

Protein Domains for MRPL46 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MRPL46 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the ribosomal protein L46 family.
  • Belongs to the ribosomal protein L46 family.
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Function for MRPL46 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MRPL46 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003674 molecular_function ND --
GO:0016787 hydrolase activity IEA --
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miRNA for MRPL46 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target MRPL46

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for MRPL46 Gene

Localization for MRPL46 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MRPL46 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for MRPL46 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MRPL46 gene
Compartment Confidence
mitochondrion 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MRPL46 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005575 cellular_component ND --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005739 mitochondrion IDA --
GO:0005743 mitochondrial inner membrane TAS --
GO:0005840 ribosome IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MRPL46: view

Pathways for MRPL46 Gene

SuperPathways for MRPL46 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MRPL46 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006996 organelle organization TAS --
GO:0008150 biological_process ND --
GO:0008152 metabolic process --
GO:0032543 mitochondrial translation TAS --
GO:0070124 mitochondrial translational initiation TAS --
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No data available for Pathways by source for MRPL46 Gene

Transcripts for MRPL46 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MRPL46 Gene

Mitochondrial ribosomal protein L46:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MRPL46 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for MRPL46 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MRPL46 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MRPL46 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for MRPL46 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pancreas (9.7) and Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (7.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for MRPL46 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MRPL46 Gene Hs.534261

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Expression partners for MRPL46 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 MRPL46 Gene

Orthologs for MRPL46 Gene

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

Orthologs for MRPL46 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MRPL46 35
  • 83.63 (n)
  • 80.14 (a)
MRPL46 36
  • 78 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MRPL46 35
  • 85.3 (n)
  • 85.3 (a)
MRPL46 36
  • 79 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mrpl46 35
  • 82.73 (n)
  • 81.52 (a)
Mrpl46 16
Mrpl46 36
  • 80 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MRPL46 35
  • 98.92 (n)
  • 98.57 (a)
MRPL46 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mrpl46 35
  • 81.83 (n)
  • 81.59 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MRPL46 36
  • 61 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MRPL46 35
  • 63.05 (n)
  • 56.59 (a)
MRPL46 36
  • 53 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia mrpl46 35
  • 63.89 (n)
  • 56.88 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.5795 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii mrpl46 35
  • 57.91 (n)
  • 49.58 (a)
mrpl46 36
  • 44 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP006684 35
  • 50.53 (n)
  • 40 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta mRpL46 35
  • 48.85 (n)
  • 38.87 (a)
mRpL46 36
  • 34 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea mrpl-46 35
  • 43.9 (n)
  • 33.66 (a)
mrpl-46 36
  • 29 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes MRPL17 38
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.6462 36
  • 28 (a)
Species with no ortholog for MRPL46:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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 MRPL46 Gene

Gene Tree for MRPL46 (if available)
Gene Tree for MRPL46 (if available)

Paralogs for MRPL46 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for MRPL46 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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No data available for Paralogs for MRPL46 Gene

Variants for MRPL46 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MRPL46 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 15 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs146647291 -- 88,459,292(+) TTCAC(A/G)GAATT downstream-variant-500B
rs146468436 -- 88,464,394(+) GTGAT(A/G)GCAAT intron-variant
rs146290179 -- 88,459,657(+) TTTTG(G/T)TTTCA missense, reference
rs146202557 -- 88,465,301(+) TTAGT(A/G)GAAAA intron-variant
rs146123742 -- 88,462,608(+) GAAAA(C/T)GTCAA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MRPL46 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv904476 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv833085 CNV Gain+Loss 17160897

Relevant External Links for MRPL46 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MRPL46 Gene

Disorders for MRPL46 Gene

Relevant External Links for MRPL46

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator

No disorders were found for MRPL46 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for MRPL46 Gene

Publications for MRPL46 Gene

  1. The large subunit of the mammalian mitochondrial ribosome. Analysis of the complement of ribosomal proteins present. (PMID: 11551941) Koc E.C. … Spremulli L.L. (J. Biol. Chem. 2001) 2 3 4
  2. Cloning, mapping and expression analysis of C15orf4, a novel human gene with homology to the yeast mitochondrial ribosomal protein Ym130 gene. (PMID: 11761714) Carim-Todd L. … Escarceller M. (DNA Seq. 2001) 2 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. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose J.E. … Uhl G.R. (Mol. Med. 2010) 3 48
  5. Genetic variants in nuclear-encoded mitochondrial genes influence AIDS progression. (PMID: 20877624) Hendrickson S.L. … O'Brien S.J. (PLoS ONE 2010) 3 48

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