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Aliases for PPP3CB Gene

Aliases for PPP3CB Gene

  • Protein Phosphatase 3 Catalytic Subunit Beta 2 3
  • Protein Phosphatase 3, Catalytic Subunit, Beta Isozyme 2 3 5
  • Protein Phosphatase 3 (Formerly 2B), Catalytic Subunit, Beta Isoform 2 3
  • Calmodulin-Dependent Calcineurin A Subunit Beta Isoform 3 4
  • CAM-PRP Catalytic Subunit 3 4
  • Calcineurin A Beta 2 3
  • EC 4 63
  • CALNA2 3 4
  • CALNB 3 4
  • CNA2 3 4
  • Protein Phosphatase 3 (Formerly 2B), Catalytic Subunit, Beta Isoform (Calcineurin A Beta) 2
  • Protein Phosphatase 2B, Catalytic Subunit, Beta Isoform 3
  • Protein Phosphatase From PCR Fragment H32 3
  • Protein Phosphatase 2B 2
  • Catalytic Subunit 2
  • Calcineurin A2 3
  • Beta Isoform 2
  • PP2Bbeta 3

External Ids for PPP3CB Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for PPP3CB Gene


Previous GeneCards Identifiers for PPP3CB Gene

  • GC10M073975
  • GC10M074299
  • GC10M075088
  • GC10M074541
  • GC10M074866
  • GC10M075196
  • GC10M069190

Summaries for PPP3CB Gene

GeneCards Summary for PPP3CB Gene

PPP3CB (Protein Phosphatase 3 Catalytic Subunit Beta) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Axon guidance and HTLV-I infection. GO annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding and hydrolase activity. An important paralog of this gene is PPP3CC.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PPP3CB Gene

  • Calcium-dependent, calmodulin-stimulated protein phosphatase. This subunit may have a role in the calmodulin activation of calcineurin.

Gene Wiki entry for PPP3CB Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for PPP3CB Gene

Genomics for PPP3CB Gene

Regulatory Elements for PPP3CB Gene

Enhancers for PPP3CB Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around PPP3CB on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for PPP3CB Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around PPP3CB on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for PPP3CB Gene

73,436,428 bp from pter
73,496,024 bp from pter
59,597 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for PPP3CB Gene

Genes around PPP3CB on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
PPP3CB Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for PPP3CB Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for PPP3CB Gene

Proteins for PPP3CB Gene

  • Protein details for PPP3CB Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Serine/threonine-protein phosphatase 2B catalytic subunit beta isoform
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • P16299
    • Q5F2F9
    • Q8N1F0
    • Q8N3W4

    Protein attributes for PPP3CB Gene

    524 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    59024 Da
    Name=Fe(3+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29034;
    Name=Zn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29105;
    Quaternary structure:
    • Composed of two components (A and B), the A component is the catalytic subunit and the B component confers calcium sensitivity.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for PPP3CB Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for PPP3CB Gene


neXtProt entry for PPP3CB Gene

Proteomics data for PPP3CB Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for PPP3CB Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for PPP3CB (PPP3CB)

Domains & Families for PPP3CB Gene

Gene Families for PPP3CB Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the PPP phosphatase family. PP-2B subfamily.
  • Belongs to the PPP phosphatase family. PP-2B subfamily.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with PPP3CB: view

Function for PPP3CB Gene

Molecular function for PPP3CB Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
calcineurin A beta isoform,calmodulin dependent serine/threonine phosphatase 2B,catalytic subunit,19kDa,also abundantly expressed in the central nervous system,including the hyppocampus,involved in osteoclast regulation
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
[a protein]-serine/threonine phosphate + H(2)O = [a protein]-serine/threonine + phosphate.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Calcium-dependent, calmodulin-stimulated protein phosphatase. This subunit may have a role in the calmodulin activation of calcineurin.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for PPP3CB Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for PPP3CB Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004722 protein serine/threonine phosphatase activity IEA,NAS 8392375
GO:0005515 protein binding IEA,IPI 21903422
GO:0008144 drug binding IDA 11005320
GO:0016787 hydrolase activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PPP3CB: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with PPP3CB: view

Animal Models for PPP3CB Gene

MGI Knock Outs for PPP3CB:

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for PPP3CB

No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for PPP3CB Gene

Localization for PPP3CB Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for PPP3CB Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for PPP3CB gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
nucleus 5
plasma membrane 4
extracellular 1
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PPP3CB Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0030315 T-tubule IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PPP3CB: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PPP3CB Gene

Pathways & Interactions for PPP3CB Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with PPP3CB: view

SIGNOR curated interactions for PPP3CB Gene

Is activated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PPP3CB Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001915 negative regulation of T cell mediated cytotoxicity IEA --
GO:0002223 stimulatory C-type lectin receptor signaling pathway TAS --
GO:0006468 protein phosphorylation IEA,ISS --
GO:0006470 protein dephosphorylation IEA,ISS --
GO:0007165 signal transduction NAS 8978785
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with PPP3CB: view

Drugs & Compounds for PPP3CB Gene

(4) Drugs for PPP3CB Gene - From: ApexBio, DGIdb, and HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Cyclosporine Approved, Investigational Pharma Immunosuppressant drug 0
Pimecrolimus Approved, Investigational Pharma 61
Voclosporin Pharma inhibitor 0
calcium Nutra 0

(3) Additional Compounds for PPP3CB Gene - From: HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
  • NFB Orthophosphate
  • O-Phosphoric acid
  • Ortho-phosphate
  • Orthophosphate (PO43-)
  • Orthophosphate(3-)
phosphoric acid
  • Acide phosphorique (FRENCH)
  • Acido fosforico [Italian]
  • Acidum phosphoricum
  • Diphosphate tetrasodium
  • Fosforzuuroplossingen [Dutch]
  • Dihydrogen oxide
  • Steam

(2) ApexBio Compounds for PPP3CB Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
Cyclosporine Immunosuppressant drug 79217-60-0
Pimecrolimus 137071-32-0
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with PPP3CB: view

Transcripts for PPP3CB Gene

Unigene Clusters for PPP3CB Gene

Protein phosphatase 3, catalytic subunit, beta isozyme:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PPP3CB Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12a · 12b ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16a · 16b · 16c ^ 17 ^ 18a ·
SP1: - - - - - - -
SP2: - - - -
SP3: - - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - - - - -
SP5: - -
SP7: - - - - -
SP8: - -
SP9: -
SP10: - - - - - -
SP11: -

ExUns: 18b

Relevant External Links for PPP3CB Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for PPP3CB Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for PPP3CB Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for PPP3CB Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain (15.1), Fetal Brain (13.9), Frontal cortex (9.6), and Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (6.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for PPP3CB Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PPP3CB Gene Hs.500067

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Protein tissue co-expression partners for PPP3CB Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for PPP3CB Gene

Orthologs for PPP3CB Gene

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

Orthologs for PPP3CB Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PPP3CB 35
  • 97.84 (n)
  • 99.62 (a)
  • 99 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PPP3CB 35
  • 97.9 (n)
  • 99.62 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ppp3cb 35
  • 95.94 (n)
  • 99.24 (a)
Ppp3cb 16
Ppp3cb 36
  • 99 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PPP3CB 35
  • 99.93 (n)
  • 100 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ppp3cb 35
  • 95.11 (n)
  • 99.05 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PPP3CB 36
  • 99 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 82 (a)
-- 36
  • 96 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves PPP3CB 35
  • 87.09 (n)
  • 94.52 (a)
  • 92 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia PPP3CB 36
  • 84 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ppp3cc 35
  • 84.29 (n)
  • 96.78 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ppp3cb 36
  • 84 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CanA-14F 37
  • 78 (a)
CanA1 37
  • 72 (a)
Pp2B-14D 37
  • 78 (a)
PpD33 37
  • 80 (a)
CanA1 35
  • 64.14 (n)
  • 75.05 (a)
CanA-14F 36
  • 66 (a)
CanA1 36
  • 60 (a)
Pp2B-14D 36
  • 68 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea C25A6.1 37
  • 47 (a)
F42G8.8 37
  • 33 (a)
F49E11.7 37
  • 32 (a)
ZC477.2 37
  • 33 (a)
tax-6 36
  • 68 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes CMP2 35
  • 59.13 (n)
  • 58.48 (a)
CMP2 36
  • 44 (a)
CNA1 36
  • 47 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.8703 36
  • 68 (a)
Species with no ortholog for PPP3CB:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • 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)
  • 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 PPP3CB Gene

Gene Tree for PPP3CB (if available)
Gene Tree for PPP3CB (if available)

Paralogs for PPP3CB Gene

Paralogs for PPP3CB Gene

(10) SIMAP similar genes for PPP3CB Gene using alignment to 5 proteins:

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Variants for PPP3CB Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PPP3CB Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 10 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs12644 -- 73,437,293(-) GCTTA(A/G)AGAGC utr-variant-3-prime
rs3729702 -- 73,470,877(-) GAATT(C/G)TGTTT intron-variant
rs3729974 -- 73,454,478(-) AAATG(C/T)TGGTA reference, synonymous-codon
rs3729975 -- 73,446,620(-) CATGC(A/G)TGCCC intron-variant
rs3750574 -- 73,438,046(+) AGCGA(C/T)GACCC downstream-variant-500B, utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for PPP3CB Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv831911 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv895727 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2534689 CNV Deletion 19546169

Variation tolerance for PPP3CB Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 32.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.72; 15.30% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for PPP3CB Gene

Disorders for PPP3CB Gene

Relevant External Links for PPP3CB

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for PPP3CB Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for PPP3CB Gene

Publications for PPP3CB Gene

  1. Variation at the NFATC2 locus increases the risk of thiazolidinedione-induced edema in the Diabetes REduction Assessment with ramipril and rosiglitazone Medication (DREAM) study. (PMID: 20628086) Bailey S.D. … Anand S. (Diabetes Care 2010) 3 48 67
  2. Genetic conservation of the immunophilin-binding domains of human calcineurin A1 and A2. (PMID: 11005320) Brogan I.J. … Hutchinson I.V. (Transpl. Immunol. 2000) 3 23
  3. Calcineurin A alpha (PPP3CA), calcineurin A beta (PPP3CB) and calcineurin B (PPP3R1) are located on human chromosomes 4, 10q21-->q22 and 2p16-->p15 respectively. (PMID: 8978785) Wang M.G. … McBride O.W. (Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 1996) 3 23
  4. Chromosomal mapping of the human genes for the calmodulin-dependent protein phosphatase (calcineurin) catalytic subunit. (PMID: 1659808) Giri P.R. … Kincaid R.L. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 1991) 2 3
  5. Isolation and sequence of a cDNA clone for human calcineurin B, the Ca2+-binding subunit of the Ca2+/calmodulin-stimulated protein phosphatase. (PMID: 2558868) Guerini D. … Klee C.B. (DNA 1989) 2 3

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