Aliases for RRH Gene
External Ids for RRH Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RRH Gene
Opsins are members of the guanine nucleotide-binding protein (G protein)-coupled receptor superfamily. This gene belongs to the seven-exon subfamily of mammalian opsin genes that includes opsin 5 and retinal G protein coupled receptor. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for RRH Gene
RRH (Retinal Pigment Epithelium-Derived Rhodopsin Homolog) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with RRH include alcohol dependence and retinitis pigmentosa. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Signaling by GPCR. GO annotations related to this gene include G-protein coupled receptor activity and photoreceptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is OPN1SW.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for RRH Gene
May play a role in rpe physiology either by detecting light directly or by monitoring the concentration of retinoids or other photoreceptor-derived compounds