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Aliases for PRSS56 Gene

Aliases for PRSS56 Gene

  • Protease, Serine, 56 2 3
  • MCOP6 3 6
  • Putative Serine Protease 56 3
  • Serine Protease 56 3
  • EC 3.4.21.- 4

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Summaries for PRSS56 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for PRSS56 Gene

  • This gene encodes a protein that contains a peptidase S1 domain and possesses trypsin-like serine protease activity. The encoded protein may play a role in eye development, and mutations in this gene are a cause of autosomal recessive posterior microphthalmos. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2011]

GeneCards Summary for PRSS56 Gene

PRSS56 (Protease, Serine, 56) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with PRSS56 include refractive error and microphthalmia, isolated 6. GO annotations related to this gene include serine-type endopeptidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ACR.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for PRSS56 Gene

  • Serine protease required during eye development.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for PRSS56 Gene

Genomics for PRSS56 Gene

Genomic Location for PRSS56 Gene

232,520,463 bp from pter
232,525,716 bp from pter
5,254 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for PRSS56 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for PRSS56 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for PRSS56 Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for PRSS56 Gene

Proteins for PRSS56 Gene

  • Protein details for PRSS56 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Serine protease 56
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:

    Protein attributes for PRSS56 Gene

    603 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    64597 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for PRSS56 Gene

Proteomics data for PRSS56 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for PRSS56 Gene

Other Protein References for PRSS56 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for PRSS56 Gene

Domains for PRSS56 Gene

Gene Families for PRSS56 Gene

  • PRSS :Serine peptidases / Serine peptidases

Protein Domains for PRSS56 Gene


  • Contains 1 peptidase S1 domain.:
    • P0CW18
  • Belongs to the peptidase S1 family.:
    • P0CW18
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Function for PRSS56 Gene

Molecular function for PRSS56 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Serine protease required during eye development.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for PRSS56 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for PRSS56 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003824 catalytic activity --
GO:0004252 serine-type endopeptidase activity ISS --
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Phenotypes for PRSS56 Gene

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No data available for Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for PRSS56 Gene

Localization for PRSS56 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for PRSS56 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005783 endoplasmic reticulum ISS --
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Pathways for PRSS56 Gene

SuperPathways for PRSS56 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for PRSS56 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for PRSS56 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006508 proteolysis ISS --
GO:0043010 camera-type eye development IMP 21397065
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No data available for Pathways by source for PRSS56 Gene

Transcripts for PRSS56 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for PRSS56 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(0) Additional mRNA sequences :
(3) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for PRSS56 Gene

Protease, serine, 56:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for PRSS56 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for PRSS56 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for PRSS56 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for PRSS56 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for PRSS56 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Muscle - Skeletal (13.0), Brain - Hypothalamus (10.0), and Testis (7.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for PRSS56 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for PRSS56 Gene Hs.570310

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for PRSS56 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed neural retina, cornea, sclera and optic nerve.
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Orthologs for PRSS56 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for PRSS56 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia PRSS56 36
  • 99.28 (n)
  • 99.34 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia PRSS56 36
  • 86.35 (n)
  • 85.34 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia PRSS56 36
  • 86.43 (n)
  • 86.2 (a)
PRSS56 37
  • 85 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Prss56 36
  • 80.31 (n)
  • 81.16 (a)
Prss56 16
Prss56 37
  • 79 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia PRSS56 37
  • 35 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia PRSS56 37
  • 66 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Prss56 36
  • 79.64 (n)
  • 79.01 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves PRSS56 36
  • 62.33 (n)
  • 54.41 (a)
PRSS56 37
  • 47 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia PRSS56 37
  • 56 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia prss56 36
  • 55.87 (n)
  • 51.3 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii PRSS56 37
  • 31 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP004571 36
  • 51.93 (n)
  • 44.21 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG11668 37
  • 18 (a)
CG11670 37
  • 17 (a)
CG11836 37
  • 31 (a)
CG11841 37
  • 22 (a)
CG11842 37
  • 22 (a)
CG11843 37
  • 24 (a)
CG1299 37
  • 18 (a)
CG14642 37
  • 19 (a)
CG14892 37
  • 19 (a)
CG18735 37
  • 30 (a)
CG31728 37
  • 14 (a)
CG32260 37
  • 16 (a)
CG3355 37
  • 29 (a)
CG34350 37
  • 10 (a)
CG3700 37
  • 21 (a)
CG4386 37
  • 26 (a)
CG4613 37
  • 24 (a)
CG4914 36
  • 49.36 (n)
  • 41.7 (a)
CG4914 37
  • 28 (a)
CG4927 37
  • 22 (a)
CG6361 37
  • 12 (a)
CG6865 37
  • 28 (a)
CG7432 37
  • 14 (a)
CG8172 37
  • 17 (a)
CG8213 37
  • 6 (a)
CG9294 37
  • 26 (a)
CG9372 37
  • 22 (a)
psh 37
  • 18 (a)
Sb 37
  • 12 (a)
snk 37
  • 18 (a)
spirit 37
  • 20 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.7246 37
  • 11 (a)
Species with no ortholog for PRSS56:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for PRSS56 Gene

Gene Tree for PRSS56 (if available)
Gene Tree for PRSS56 (if available)

Paralogs for PRSS56 Gene

Paralogs for PRSS56 Gene

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Variants for PRSS56 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for PRSS56 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs733602 -- 232,523,601(-) GACGG(A/G)GCATT intron-variant
rs733603 -- 232,522,925(+) AGTGT(A/G)GGGAG intron-variant
rs1550094 -- 232,520,686(-) CAGGG(C/T)GCTGG missense, reference
rs2573204 -- 232,522,259(-) CAGCA(A/G)AGACC intron-variant
rs2573210 -- 232,520,315(-) CAAGA(C/T)TGGGG upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for PRSS56 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv522450 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv821918 CNV Gain 20364138
nsv875977 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv875998 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv527789 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv876000 CNV Gain 21882294
dgv4453n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv4454n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv3211 CNV Insertion 18451855

Relevant External Links for PRSS56 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

Disorders for PRSS56 Gene

(1) OMIM Diseases for PRSS56 Gene (613858)


  • Microphthalmia, isolated, 6 (MCOP6) [MIM:613517]: A developmental ocular disorder characterized by small malformed eyes. Clinical features are extreme hyperopia due to short axial length with essentially normal anterior segment, steep corneal curvatures, shallow anterior chamber, thick lenses, and thickened scleral wall. Palpebral fissures appear narrow because of relatively deep-set eyes, visual acuity is mildly to moderately reduced, and anisometropic or strabismic amblyopia is common. The fundus of the eye shows crowded optical disks, tortuous vessels, and an abnormal foveal avascular zone. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:21397065, ECO:0000269 PubMed:21532570, ECO:0000269 PubMed:21850159}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
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Publications for PRSS56 Gene

  1. Autosomal-recessive posterior microphthalmos is caused by mutations in PRSS56, a gene encoding a trypsin-like serine protease. (PMID: 21397065) Gal A. … Rosenberg T. (Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2011) 2 3 4
  2. Alteration of the serine protease PRSS56 causes angle-closure glaucoma in mice and posterior microphthalmia in humans and mice. (PMID: 21532570) Nair K.S. … John S.W. (Nat. Genet. 2011) 2 3 4
  3. Mutations in a novel serine protease PRSS56 in families with nanophthalmos. (PMID: 21850159) Orr A. … Samuels M.E. (Mol. Vis. 2011) 3 4
  4. Transcriptome characterization elucidates signaling networks that control human ES cell growth and differentiation. (PMID: 15146197) Brandenberger R. … Stanton L.W. (Nat. Biotechnol. 2004) 3 4
  5. Global identification of modular cullin-RING ligase substrates. (PMID: 21963094) Emanuele M.J. … Elledge S.J. (Cell 2011) 3

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