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Aliases for SSTR3 Gene

Aliases for SSTR3 Gene

  • Somatostatin Receptor 3 2 3 5
  • SS-3-R 3 4
  • SSR-28 3 4
  • SS3-R 3 4
  • SS3R 3 4

External Ids for SSTR3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SSTR3 Gene

  • GC22M034217
  • GC22M035845
  • GC22M035926
  • GC22M037600
  • GC22M020567

Summaries for SSTR3 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for SSTR3 Gene

  • This gene encodes a member of the somatostatin receptor protein family. Somatostatins are peptide hormones that regulate diverse cellular functions such as neurotransmission, cell proliferation, and endocrine signaling as well as inhibiting the release of many hormones and other secretory proteins. Somatostatin has two active forms of 14 and 28 amino acids. The biological effects of somatostatins are mediated by a family of G-protein coupled somatostatin receptors that are expressed in a tissue-specific manner. Somatostatin receptors form homodimers and heterodimers with other members of the superfamily as well as with other G-protein coupled receptors and receptor tyrosine kinases. This protein is functionally coupled to adenylyl cyclase. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2013]

GeneCards Summary for SSTR3 Gene

SSTR3 (Somatostatin Receptor 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SSTR3 include Oncogenic Osteomalacia. Among its related pathways are Peptide ligand-binding receptors and Signaling by GPCR. GO annotations related to this gene include G-protein coupled receptor activity and somatostatin receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is GALR2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SSTR3 Gene

  • Receptor for somatostatin-14 and -28. This receptor is coupled via pertussis toxin sensitive G proteins to inhibition of adenylyl cyclase.

Tocris Summary for SSTR3 Gene

  • Somatostatin (somatotropin release inhibiting factor, SRIF) is an endogenous cyclic polypeptide with two biologically active forms. It is an abundant neuropeptide and has a wide range of physiological effects on neurotransmission, secretion and cell proliferation.

Gene Wiki entry for SSTR3 Gene

No data available for PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SSTR3 Gene

Genomics for SSTR3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SSTR3 Gene

Enhancers for SSTR3 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 SSTR3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for SSTR3 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around SSTR3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for SSTR3 Gene

37,204,237 bp from pter
37,220,447 bp from pter
16,211 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for SSTR3 Gene

Genes around SSTR3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SSTR3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SSTR3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SSTR3 Gene

Proteins for SSTR3 Gene

  • Protein details for SSTR3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Somatostatin receptor type 3
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K550
    • Q53ZR7

    Protein attributes for SSTR3 Gene

    418 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    45847 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer and heterodimer with SSTR2. Heterodimerization with SSTR2 inactivates SSTR3 receptor function (By similarity).

neXtProt entry for SSTR3 Gene

Proteomics data for SSTR3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SSTR3 Gene

  • Phosphorylated. Phosphorylation increases upon somatostatin binding (By similarity).
  • Glycosylation at Asn 17 and Asn 30
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for SSTR3 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • R&D Systems Antibodies for SSTR3 (Somatostatin R3/SSTR3)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SSTR3 Gene

Domains & Families for SSTR3 Gene

Gene Families for SSTR3 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SSTR3 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family.
  • Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family.
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Function for SSTR3 Gene

Molecular function for SSTR3 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
somatostatin receptor gene 3,G protein coupled receptor superfamily
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Receptor for somatostatin-14 and -28. This receptor is coupled via pertussis toxin sensitive G proteins to inhibition of adenylyl cyclase.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SSTR3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005102 receptor binding IEA --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 19071123
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Animal Models for SSTR3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for SSTR3:

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for SSTR3

Inhibitory RNA Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SSTR3 Gene

Localization for SSTR3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SSTR3 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Note=Internalized into endoplasmic vesicles upon somatostatin-stimulation. {ECO:0000250}.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for SSTR3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SSTR3 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SSTR3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005887 integral component of plasma membrane TAS 1337145
GO:0005929 cilium IEA --
GO:0031513 nonmotile primary cilium ISS --
GO:0043005 neuron projection IBA --
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Pathways & Interactions for SSTR3 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SSTR3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006996 organelle organization TAS --
GO:0007186 G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway IEA --
GO:0007267 cell-cell signaling TAS 1337145
GO:0008628 hormone-mediated apoptotic signaling pathway TAS 8961277
GO:0021549 cerebellum development IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for SSTR3 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SSTR3 Gene

(50) Drugs for SSTR3 Gene - From: DrugBank, DGIdb, IUPHAR, Tocris, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Octreotide Approved, Investigational Pharma Full agonist, Agonist, binder sst2, sst3 and sst5 agonist 205
Pasireotide Approved Pharma inhibitor, agonist, Target 0
Vapreotide Approved, Investigational Pharma Full agonist, Agonist 2
Seglitide Pharma sst2 and sst5 agonist 0
[<sup>111</sup>In,<sup>90</sup>Y]DOTA-LAN Pharma Full agonist, Agonist 0

(5) Additional Compounds for SSTR3 Gene - From: IUPHAR and Tocris

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
Full agonist, Agonist
Full agonist, Agonist
Full agonist, Agonist
L-803,087 trifluoroacetate
Somatostatin 1-28

(5) Tocris Compounds for SSTR3 Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
L-803,087 trifluoroacetate Potent and selective sst4 agonist 217480-26-7
Octreotide sst2, sst3 and sst5 agonist 83150-76-9
Seglitide sst2 and sst5 agonist 81377-02-8
Somatostatin Influences growth hormone release 51110-01-1
Somatostatin 1-28 sst receptor agonist 74315-46-1
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Transcripts for SSTR3 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for SSTR3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for SSTR3 Gene

Somatostatin receptor 3:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SSTR3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SSTR3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SSTR3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SSTR3 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SSTR3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Cortex (x6.2), Testis (x6.1), and Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x5.7).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SSTR3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Platelet (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for SSTR3 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SSTR3 Gene Hs.225995

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SSTR3 Gene

Tissue specificity: Brain, pituitary and pancreas.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for SSTR3 Gene

Primer Products

Orthologs for SSTR3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for SSTR3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SSTR3 35
  • 87.2 (n)
  • 89.13 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SSTR3 35
  • 89.93 (n)
  • 89.93 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Sstr3 35
  • 83.46 (n)
  • 87.04 (a)
Sstr3 16
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SSTR3 35
  • 99.2 (n)
  • 99.52 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Sstr3 35
  • 82.72 (n)
  • 87.53 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SSTR3 35
  • 72.15 (n)
  • 73.78 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia sstr3 35
  • 58.73 (n)
  • 62.04 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC100334518 35
  • 62.16 (n)
  • 66.67 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta AlCR2 37
  • 38 (a)
Drostar1 37
  • 40 (a)
Species with no ortholog for SSTR3:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • 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 squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • 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 SSTR3 Gene

Gene Tree for SSTR3 (if available)
Gene Tree for SSTR3 (if available)

Paralogs for SSTR3 Gene

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Variants for SSTR3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SSTR3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 22 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs229568 - 37,206,572(-) GTCCA(C/G/T)CACGA reference, missense
rs6413537 - 37,207,052(-) GCGCT(C/T)CGAAC reference, missense
rs4988466 - 37,207,706(-) GTCGG(C/T)GGGCC reference, missense
rs4988469 - 37,206,798(-) GTGTG(C/T)GCAGC reference, missense
rs4988471 - 37,206,563(-) GATGC(A/G)CATCA reference, missense

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SSTR3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv829203 CNV Loss 20364138
nsv915019 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv915020 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv834188 CNV Loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for SSTR3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 64.6% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 4.38; 63.49% 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 SSTR3 Gene

Disorders for SSTR3 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for SSTR3 Gene - From: GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
oncogenic osteomalacia
  • oo
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search SSTR3 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for SSTR3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with SSTR3: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SSTR3 Gene

Publications for SSTR3 Gene

  1. Somatostatin receptors, an expanding gene family: cloning and functional characterization of human SSTR3, a protein coupled to adenylyl cyclase. (PMID: 1337145) Yamada Y. … Seino S. (Mol. Endocrinol. 1992) 3 4 23 67
  2. Human somatostatin receptor genes: localization to human chromosomes 14, 17, and 22 and identification of simple tandem repeat polymorphisms. (PMID: 8449518) Yamada Y. … Bell G.I. (Genomics 1993) 2 3 23
  3. Interaction of the human somatostatin receptor 3 with the multiple PDZ domain protein MUPP1 enables somatostatin to control permeability of epithelial tight junctions. (PMID: 19071123) Liew C.W. … Kreienkamp H.J. (FEBS Lett. 2009) 3 23
  4. Acromegaly: correlation between expression of somatostatin receptor subtypes and response to octreotide-lar treatment. (PMID: 19330452) Casarini A.P. … Bronstein M.D. (Pituitary 2009) 3 23
  5. Expression of somatostatin receptor subtype 3 in the gastric mucosa of dyspeptic patients in relation to Helicobacter pylori infection and a family history of gastric cancer. (PMID: 17683502) Stec-Michalska K. … Nawrot B. (J. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. 2008) 3 23

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