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Aliases for RPL37 Gene

Aliases for RPL37 Gene

  • Ribosomal Protein L37 2 3 5
  • 60S Ribosomal Protein L37a 2 3
  • G1.16 3 4
  • 60S Ribosomal Protein L37 3
  • L37 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RPL37 Gene

  • GC05M041139
  • GC05M041924
  • GC05M040878
  • GC05M040876
  • GC05M040866
  • GC05M040783

Summaries for RPL37 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for RPL37 Gene

  • Ribosomes, the organelles that catalyze protein synthesis, consist of a small 40S subunit and a large 60S subunit. Together these subunits are composed of 4 RNA species and approximately 80 structurally distinct proteins. This gene encodes a ribosomal protein that is a component of the 60S subunit. The protein belongs to the L37E family of ribosomal proteins. It is located in the cytoplasm. The protein contains a C2C2-type zinc finger-like motif. As is typical for genes encoding ribosomal proteins, there are multiple processed pseudogenes of this gene dispersed through the genome. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for RPL37 Gene

RPL37 (Ribosomal Protein L37) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Viral mRNA Translation and Transport to the Golgi and subsequent modification. GO annotations related to this gene include RNA binding and rRNA binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RPL37 Gene

  • Binds to the 23S rRNA.

Gene Wiki entry for RPL37 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for RPL37 Gene

Genomics for RPL37 Gene

Regulatory Elements for RPL37 Gene

Enhancers for RPL37 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association

Enhancers around RPL37 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for RPL37 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

Genomic Location for RPL37 Gene

40,825,262 bp from pter
40,835,335 bp from pter
10,074 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for RPL37 Gene

Genes around RPL37 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
RPL37 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for RPL37 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for RPL37 Gene

Proteins for RPL37 Gene

  • Protein details for RPL37 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    60S ribosomal protein L37
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2R4H2
    • P02403
    • Q6IBB4
    • Q99883

    Protein attributes for RPL37 Gene

    97 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    11078 Da
    Name=Zn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29105;
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for RPL37 Gene

neXtProt entry for RPL37 Gene

Post-translational modifications for RPL37 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 31
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for RPL37 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for RPL37 Gene

Domains & Families for RPL37 Gene

Gene Families for RPL37 Gene

Protein Domains for RPL37 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for RPL37 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the ribosomal protein L37e family.
  • Belongs to the ribosomal protein L37e family.
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Function for RPL37 Gene

Molecular function for RPL37 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
60S ribosomal protein L37,11kDa,overexpressed in colon cancer
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Binds to the 23S rRNA.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for RPL37 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003723 RNA binding TAS 7545944
GO:0003735 structural constituent of ribosome TAS 7545944
GO:0019843 rRNA binding IEA --
GO:0046872 metal ion binding IEA --
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miRNA for RPL37 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target RPL37

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for RPL37 Gene

Localization for RPL37 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for RPL37 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for RPL37 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
nucleus 2
extracellular 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for RPL37 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
GO:0022625 cytosolic large ribosomal subunit TAS 7545944
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with RPL37: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RPL37 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for RPL37 Gene

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Pathways by source for RPL37 Gene

1 KEGG pathway for RPL37 Gene
1 GeneGo (Thomson Reuters) pathway for RPL37 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for RPL37 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000184 nuclear-transcribed mRNA catabolic process, nonsense-mediated decay TAS --
GO:0006364 rRNA processing TAS --
GO:0006412 translation TAS 7545944
GO:0006413 translational initiation TAS --
GO:0006614 SRP-dependent cotranslational protein targeting to membrane TAS --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for RPL37 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for RPL37 Gene

(5) Drugs for RPL37 Gene - From: DrugBank

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Alpha-Hydroxy-Beta-Phenyl-Propionic Acid Experimental Pharma Target 0
Anisomycin Experimental Pharma Target JNK agonist, potent and specific 0
puromycin Experimental Pharma Target 0
Virginiamycin S1 Experimental Pharma Target 0
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Transcripts for RPL37 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for RPL37 Gene

Unigene Clusters for RPL37 Gene

Ribosomal protein L37:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for RPL37 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b · 4c · 4d ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b
SP2: - -
SP3: -
SP4: -

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GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for RPL37 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for RPL37 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for RPL37 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Lung (32.8), Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (13.1), Cervix (8.9), and Bone (6.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for RPL37 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of RPL37 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for RPL37 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 , Protein tissue co-expression partners and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for RPL37 Gene

Orthologs for RPL37 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for RPL37 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia RPL37 34
  • 95.53 (n)
  • 100 (a)
RPL37 35
  • 100 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia RPL37 34
  • 95.88 (n)
  • 100 (a)
-- 35
  • 92 (a)
-- 35
  • 100 (a)
-- 35
  • 100 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Rpl37 34
  • 92.78 (n)
  • 100 (a)
Rpl37 16
Rpl37 35
  • 100 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia RPL37 34
  • 100 (n)
  • 100 (a)
RPL37 35
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia LOC100360841 34
  • 95.19 (n)
  • 100 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 99 (a)
-- 35
  • 98 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia RPL37 35
  • 99 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves RPL37 34
  • 83.33 (n)
  • 97.73 (a)
RPL37 35
  • 98 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia RPL37 35
  • 97 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia rpl37 34
  • 86.36 (n)
  • 96.59 (a)
Str.11137 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii rpl37 34
  • 81.06 (n)
  • 92.05 (a)
rpl37 35
  • 93 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG9091 36
  • 75 (a)
CG9873 36
  • 66 (a)
RpL37a 34
  • 68.94 (n)
  • 77.27 (a)
RpL37a 35
  • 74 (a)
RpL37b 35
  • 65 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP000952 34
  • 63.26 (n)
  • 73.86 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea W01D2.1 34
  • 59.39 (n)
  • 64.37 (a)
rpl-37 35
  • 60 (a)
W01D2.1 35
  • 62 (a)
A. gosspyii yeast
(Ashbya gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_AFR688C 34
  • 65.43 (n)
  • 65.43 (a)
K. lactis yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0C01870g 34
  • 63.79 (n)
  • 67.9 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes RPL37A 34
  • 63.18 (n)
  • 65.12 (a)
RPL37A 35
  • 65 (a)
RPL37B 35
  • 61 (a)
RPL37A 37
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT1G52300 34
  • 61.69 (n)
  • 70.11 (a)
(Hordeum vulgare)
Liliopsida Hv.12413 34
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os02g0111700 34
  • 64.02 (n)
  • 69.32 (a)
(Triticum aestivum)
Liliopsida Ta.5687 34
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU01966 34
  • 60.57 (n)
  • 65.85 (a)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes rpl3702 34
  • 63.37 (n)
  • 67.9 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 67 (a)
Species where no ortholog for RPL37 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • 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)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • 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 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)

Evolution for RPL37 Gene

Gene Tree for RPL37 (if available)
Gene Tree for RPL37 (if available)

Paralogs for RPL37 Gene

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Variants for RPL37 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for RPL37 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 05 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_014606 -
rs2270625 -- 40,834,986(+) TAGCA(C/G)CACAA intron-variant
rs2291782 -- 40,831,706(+) ACCAC(A/G)AAAAC utr-variant-3-prime
rs28365922 -- 40,835,211(-) CGGTC(C/T)TTCTG utr-variant-5-prime
rs29763 -- 40,831,840(-) ATCAA(A/C/G)TATAA utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for RPL37 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv518711 CNV loss 19592680
nsv597877 CNV gain 21841781
nsv968907 CNV duplication 23825009

Variation tolerance for RPL37 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 36.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.18; 4.05% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

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SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RPL37 Gene

Disorders for RPL37 Gene

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Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for RPL37 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for RPL37 Gene

Publications for RPL37 Gene

  1. Human ribosomal protein L37 has motifs predicting serine/threonine phosphorylation and a zinc-finger domain. (PMID: 7545944) Barnard G.F. … Chen L.B. (Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1994) 2 3 4 22 65
  2. A map of 75 human ribosomal protein genes. (PMID: 9582194) Kenmochi N. … Page D.C. (Genome Res. 1998) 2 3 4 65
  3. Cell cycle, differentiation and tissue-independent expression of ribosomal protein L37. (PMID: 7588717) Su S. … Bird R.C. (Eur. J. Biochem. 1995) 3 4 22 65
  4. CK2 is responsible for phosphorylation of human La protein serine-366 and can modulate rpL37 5'-terminal oligopyrimidine mRNA metabolism. (PMID: 15485924) Schwartz E.I. … Maraia R.J. (Mol. Cell. Biol. 2004) 3 22 65
  5. 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 65

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