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Aliases for UROD Gene

Aliases for UROD Gene

  • Uroporphyrinogen Decarboxylase 2 3
  • EC 4.1.1.37 4 63
  • UPD 3 4
  • Uroporphyrinogen III Decarboxylase 3
  • URO-D 4
  • PCT 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for UROD Gene

  • GC01P045205
  • GC01P044478
  • GC01P044907
  • GC01P044891
  • GC01P045147
  • GC01P045250
  • GC01P045477
  • GC01P043589

Summaries for UROD Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for UROD Gene

  • This gene encodes an enzyme in the heme biosynthetic pathway. This enzyme is responsible for catalyzing the conversion of uroporphyrinogen to coproporphyrinogen through the removal of four carboxymethyl side chains. Mutations and deficiency in this enzyme are known to cause familial porphyria cutanea tarda and hepatoerythropoetic porphyria.[provided by RefSeq, Aug 2010]

GeneCards Summary for UROD Gene

UROD (Uroporphyrinogen Decarboxylase) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with UROD include porphyria cutanea tarda and urod-related porphyrias. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Porphyrin and chlorophyll metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UROD Gene

  • Catalyzes the decarboxylation of four acetate groups of uroporphyrinogen-III to yield coproporphyrinogen-III

Gene Wiki entry for UROD Gene

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

Genomics for UROD Gene

Regulatory Elements for UROD Gene

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Genomic Location for UROD Gene

Chromosome:
1
Start:
45,012,133 bp from pter
End:
45,015,669 bp from pter
Size:
3,537 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for UROD Gene

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Genomic Location for UROD Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for UROD Gene

Proteins for UROD Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    P06132-DCUP_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase
    Protein Accession:
    P06132
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K762
    • Q16863
    • Q16883
    • Q53YB8
    • Q53ZP6
    • Q6IB28
    • Q9BUZ0

    Protein attributes for UROD Gene

    Size:
    367 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    40787 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for UROD Gene

neXtProt entry for UROD Gene

Proteomics data for UROD Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for UROD Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for UROD Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

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Domains & Families for UROD Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P06132

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

DCUP_HUMAN :
  • Belongs to the uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase family.
Family:
  • Belongs to the uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase family.
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No data available for Gene Families for UROD Gene

Function for UROD Gene

Molecular function for UROD Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase,cytosolic,catalyzing coproporphyrinogen IX formation,fifth step of porphyrin synthesis
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
Uroporphyrinogen III = coproporphyrinogen + 4 CO(2)
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Catalyzes the decarboxylation of four acetate groups of uroporphyrinogen-III to yield coproporphyrinogen-III

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for UROD Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for UROD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004853 uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase activity TAS --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
GO:0008198 ferrous iron binding IEA --
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Animal Models for UROD Gene

MGI Knock Outs for UROD:

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miRNA for UROD Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target UROD

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No data available for Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for UROD Gene

Localization for UROD Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UROD Gene

Cytoplasm.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for UROD Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for UROD gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 4
cytosol 3
chloroplast 1
extracellular 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for UROD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA --
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
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Pathways & Interactions for UROD Gene

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Pathways by source for UROD Gene

1 BioSystems pathway for UROD Gene
3 Reactome pathways for UROD Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P06132-DCUP_HUMAN

  • Pathway: Porphyrin-containing compound metabolism; protoporphyrin-IX biosynthesis; coproporphyrinogen-III from 5-aminolevulinate: step 4/4

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for UROD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001889 liver development IEA --
GO:0006778 porphyrin-containing compound metabolic process TAS --
GO:0006779 porphyrin-containing compound biosynthetic process --
GO:0006782 protoporphyrinogen IX biosynthetic process IEA --
GO:0006783 heme biosynthetic process TAS --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for UROD Gene

Drugs & Compounds for UROD Gene

(15) Drugs for UROD Gene - From: NovoSeek, HMDB, and DrugBank

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Aminolevulinic acid Approved Pharma 128
Ethanol Approved Pharma 1708
Iron Approved Pharma 957
Iron Dextran Approved Pharma 0
Phenobarbital Approved Pharma Agonist 33

(29) Additional Compounds for UROD Gene - From: HMDB and NovoSeek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
Uroporphyrinogen I
  • 3,8,13,18-Tetrakis(carboxymethyl)-5,10,15,20,22,24-hexahydro-(8CI)-2,7,12,17-Porphinetetrapropionate
  • 3,8,13,18-Tetrakis(carboxymethyl)-5,10,15,20,22,24-hexahydro-(8CI)-2,7,12,17-Porphinetetrapropionic acid
  • 3,8,13,18-Tetrakis(carboxymethyl)-5,10,15,20,22,24-hexahydro-21H,23H-Porphine-2,7,12,17-tetrapropanoate
  • 3,8,13,18-Tetrakis(carboxymethyl)-5,10,15,20,22,24-hexahydro-21H,23H-Porphine-2,7,12,17-tetrapropanoic acid
  • 3,8,13,18-Tetrakis(carboxymethyl)-5,10,15,20,22,24-hexahydroporphyrin-2,7,12,17-tetrapropanoate
1867-62-5
carbon dioxide
  • Carbon oxide
  • Carbon-12 dioxide
  • Carbonic acid anhydride
  • Carbonic acid gas
  • Carbonic anhydride
124-38-9
Coproporphyrinogen I
  • 3,8,13,18-Tetramethyl-5,10,15,20,22,24-hexahydroporphyrin-2,7,12,17-tetrapropanoate
  • 3,8,13,18-Tetramethyl-5,10,15,20,22,24-hexahydroporphyrin-2,7,12,17-tetrapropanoic acid
31110-56-2
Coproporphyrinogen III
  • 3,8,13,17-Tetramethyl-5,10,15,20,22,24-hexahydroporphyrin-2,7,12,18-tetrapropanoate
  • 3,8,13,17-Tetramethyl-5,10,15,20,22,24-hexahydroporphyrin-2,7,12,18-tetrapropanoic acid
  • 5,10,15,20,22,24-Hexahydro-3,8,13,17-tetramethyl-2,7,12,18-Porphinetetrapropionate
  • 5,10,15,20,22,24-Hexahydro-3,8,13,17-tetramethyl-2,7,12,18-Porphinetetrapropionic acid
  • 5,10,15,20,22,24-Hexahydro-3,8,13,17-tetramethyl-21H,23H-Porphine-2,7,12,18-tetrapropanoate
2624-63-7
Fe2+
  • Armco iron
  • Carbonyl iron
  • FE
  • Ferrovac e
  • Hematite
15438-31-0
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Transcripts for UROD Gene

Unigene Clusters for UROD Gene

Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase:
Representative Sequences:

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

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d · 1e · 1f · 1g ^ 2a · 2b · 2c · 2d · 2e · 2f · 2g ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b · 4c · 4d · 4e ^ 5a · 5b · 5c ^ 6a · 6b · 6c ·
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ExUns: 6d · 6e ^ 7a · 7b · 7c · 7d ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9a · 9b · 9c ^ 10a · 10b ^ 11a · 11b ^ 12a · 12b · 12c · 12d
SP1: - - -
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Relevant External Links for UROD Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
UROD
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
UROD

Expression for UROD Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for UROD Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for UROD Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (11.1) and Fetal Liver (9.6).

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



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for UROD Gene Hs.78601

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Protein tissue co-expression partners for UROD Gene

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

Orthologs for UROD Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for UROD Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia UROD 35
  • 91.28 (n)
  • 94.28 (a)
UROD 36
  • 94 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia UROD 35
  • 91.55 (n)
  • 93.73 (a)
UROD 36
  • 94 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Urod 35
  • 88.92 (n)
  • 92.92 (a)
Urod 16
Urod 36
  • 93 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia UROD 35
  • 99.64 (n)
  • 99.73 (a)
UROD 36
  • 100 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Urod 35
  • 89.1 (n)
  • 93.19 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia UROD 36
  • 76 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves UROD 35
  • 71.17 (n)
  • 76.58 (a)
UROD 36
  • 73 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia UROD 36
  • 74 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia Str.10689 35
urod 35
  • 67.6 (n)
  • 72.27 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.15429 35
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii urod 35
  • 66.95 (n)
  • 69.75 (a)
urod 36
  • 67 (a)
OneToOne
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.3585 35
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Updo 37
  • 54 (a)
Updo 35
  • 56.95 (n)
  • 54.57 (a)
Updo 36
  • 50 (a)
OneToOne
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP011895 35
  • 58.62 (n)
  • 57.1 (a)
A. gosspyii yeast
(Ashbya gossypii)
Saccharomycetes AGOS_AGL210C 35
  • 54.01 (n)
  • 52.41 (a)
K. lactis yeast
(Kluyveromyces lactis)
Saccharomycetes KLLA0F11770g 35
  • 53.11 (n)
  • 51.25 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes HEM12 35
  • 53.52 (n)
  • 52.86 (a)
HEM12 36
  • 51 (a)
OneToOne
HEM12 38
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons HEME2 35
  • 45.15 (n)
  • 35.44 (a)
rice
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os03g0337600 35
  • 46.52 (n)
  • 37.07 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.14012 35
bread mold
(Neurospora crassa)
Ascomycetes NCU02771 35
  • 55.78 (n)
  • 50.85 (a)
fission yeast
(Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Schizosaccharomycetes hem12 35
  • 53.99 (n)
  • 54.47 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.8855 36
  • 58 (a)
OneToOne
Species with no ortholog for UROD:
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • 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)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for UROD Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for UROD (if available)
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Gene Tree for UROD (if available)

Paralogs for UROD Gene

No data available for Paralogs for UROD Gene

Variants for UROD Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for UROD Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs13948 -- 45,015,157(+) GTTGC(C/T)GTTGT intron-variant
rs1050758 -- 45,015,403(+) CCAAC(C/T)TGGGC reference, synonymous-codon, nc-transcript-variant
rs1050797 -- 45,015,499(+) ACTGA(C/G)TGTAT utr-variant-3-prime, nc-transcript-variant
rs1050801 -- 45,015,500(+) CTGAG(C/T)GTATA utr-variant-3-prime, nc-transcript-variant
rs1063502 -- 45,013,624(+) TACCT(A/G)GCAAA missense, reference, nc-transcript-variant

Variation tolerance for UROD Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 48.25% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.65; 31.62% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for UROD Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
UROD
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
UROD

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for UROD Gene

Disorders for UROD Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(19) MalaCards diseases for UROD Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, NovoSeek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
porphyria cutanea tarda
  • porphyria, hepatoerythropoietic
urod-related porphyrias
  • hepatoerythropoietic porphyria
mandibulofacial dysostosis, guion-almeida type
  • mandibulofacial dysostosis with microcephaly
cutaneous porphyria
  • erythropoietic porphyria
hypertelorism, microtia, facial clefting syndrome
  • bixler christian gorlin syndrome
- elite association
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UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

DCUP_HUMAN
  • Familial porphyria cutanea tarda (FPCT) [MIM:176100]: A form of porphyria. Porphyrias are inherited defects in the biosynthesis of heme, resulting in the accumulation and increased excretion of porphyrins or porphyrin precursors. They are classified as erythropoietic or hepatic, depending on whether the enzyme deficiency occurs in red blood cells or in the liver. Familial porphyria cutanea tarda is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by light-sensitive dermatitis, with onset in later life. It is associated with the excretion of large amounts of uroporphyrin in the urine. Iron overload is often present in association with varying degrees of liver damage. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:10338097, ECO:0000269 PubMed:10477430, ECO:0000269 PubMed:11069625, ECO:0000269 PubMed:11295834, ECO:0000269 PubMed:11719352, ECO:0000269 PubMed:2243121, ECO:0000269 PubMed:2920211, ECO:0000269 PubMed:7706766, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8896428, ECO:0000269 PubMed:9792863}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
  • Hepatoerythropoietic porphyria (HEP) [MIM:176100]: A form of porphyria. Porphyrias are inherited defects in the biosynthesis of heme, resulting in the accumulation and increased excretion of porphyrins or porphyrin precursors. They are classified as erythropoietic or hepatic, depending on whether the enzyme deficiency occurs in red blood cells or in the liver. HEP is a cutaneous porphyria that presents in infancy. It is characterized biochemically by excessive excretion of acetate-substituted porphyrins and accumulation of protoporphyrin in erythrocytes. Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase levels are very low in erythrocytes and cultured skin fibroblasts. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:12071824, ECO:0000269 PubMed:15491440, ECO:0000269 PubMed:1634232, ECO:0000269 PubMed:17240319, ECO:0000269 PubMed:1905636, ECO:0000269 PubMed:21668429, ECO:0000269 PubMed:3775362, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8176248, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8644733, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8896428}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Genatlas disease for UROD Gene

porphyria cutanea tarda,hepatoerythropoietic,autosomal dominant photosensitive dermatitis,mechanical fragility of the light-exposed skin,hyperpigmentation,hypertrichosis,provoked by various ecogenic factors and,likely by heterozygosity to some HFE mutations

Relevant External Links for UROD

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

  1. Associations among behavior-related susceptibility factors in porphyria cutanea tarda. (PMID: 19948245) Jalil S. … Anderson K.E. (Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. 2010) 23 67
  2. Bullous skin lesions in a patient undergoing chronic hemodialysis. (PMID: 20331820) Ryali M.E. … Whittier W.L. (Semin Dial 2010) 23 67
  3. Structure and function of enzymes in heme biosynthesis. (PMID: 20506125) Layer G. … Heinz D.W. (Protein Sci. 2010) 23 67
  4. Complex gene-chemical interactions: hepatic uroporphyria as a paradigm. (PMID: 20099833) Smith A.G. … Elder G.H. (Chem. Res. Toxicol. 2010) 23 67
  5. Hepatoerythropoietic porphyria misdiagnosed as child abuse: cutaneous, arthritic, and hematologic manifestations in siblings with a novel UROD mutation. (PMID: 20479301) Cantatore-Francis J.L. … Schaffer J.V. (Arch Dermatol 2010) 23 67

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