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Aliases for GUCY1B3 Gene

Aliases for GUCY1B3 Gene

  • Guanylate Cyclase 1, Soluble, Beta 3 2 3 5
  • Guanylate Cyclase Soluble Subunit Beta-3 3 4
  • Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Small Subunit 3 4
  • GCS-Beta-1 3 4
  • GCS-Beta-3 3 4
  • EC 4 63
  • GUCY1B1 3 4
  • GUC1B3 3 4
  • GUCSB3 3 4
  • GC-S-Beta-1 3
  • GC-SB3 3
  • GUCB3 3

External Ids for GUCY1B3 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for GUCY1B3 Gene

  • GUC1B3

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for GUCY1B3 Gene

  • GC04P157568
  • GC04P157108
  • GC04P157257
  • GC04P157246
  • GC04P157037
  • GC04P156888
  • GC04P156680
  • GC04P152419

Summaries for GUCY1B3 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for GUCY1B3 Gene

  • This gene encodes the beta subunit of the soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC), which catalyzes the conversion of GTP (guanosine triphosphate) to cGMP (cyclic guanosine monophosphate). The encoded protein contains an HNOX domain, which serves as a receptor for ligands such as nitric oxide, oxygen and nitrovasodilator drugs. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, May 2014]

GeneCards Summary for GUCY1B3 Gene

GUCY1B3 (Guanylate Cyclase 1, Soluble, Beta 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Platelet activation and CREB Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include protein heterodimerization activity and GTP binding. An important paralog of this gene is GUCY1A3.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GUCY1B3 Gene

  • Mediates responses to nitric oxide (NO) by catalyzing the biosynthesis of the signaling molecule cGMP.

Tocris Summary for GUCY1B3 Gene

  • Guanylyl Cyclases (GC) are a group of enzymes that, in the presence of a metal ion co-factor such as Mg2+ or Mn2+, convert guanosine-5'-triphosphate (GTP) into 3',5'-guanosine monophosphate (cGMP) and pyrophosphate. There are two main groups of guanylyl cyclase.

Gene Wiki entry for GUCY1B3 Gene

No data available for PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for GUCY1B3 Gene

Genomics for GUCY1B3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for GUCY1B3 Gene

Enhancers for GUCY1B3 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 GUCY1B3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for GUCY1B3 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around GUCY1B3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for GUCY1B3 Gene

155,758,973 bp from pter
155,807,642 bp from pter
48,670 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for GUCY1B3 Gene

Genes around GUCY1B3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
GUCY1B3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for GUCY1B3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for GUCY1B3 Gene

Proteins for GUCY1B3 Gene

  • Protein details for GUCY1B3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Guanylate cyclase soluble subunit beta-1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B7Z426
    • Q86WY5

    Protein attributes for GUCY1B3 Gene

    619 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    70514 Da
    Name=heme; Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:30413;
    Quaternary structure:
    • The active enzyme is formed by a heterodimer of an alpha and a beta subunit. Heterodimer with GUCY1A3 (PubMed:1352257, PubMed:23505436, PubMed:24669844). Can also form inactive homodimers in vitro (PubMed:23505436, PubMed:24669844).
    • There are two types of guanylate cyclases: soluble forms and membrane-associated receptor forms.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for GUCY1B3 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for GUCY1B3 Gene


neXtProt entry for GUCY1B3 Gene

Proteomics data for GUCY1B3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for GUCY1B3 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

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Domains & Families for GUCY1B3 Gene

Gene Families for GUCY1B3 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 guanylate cyclase domain.
  • Belongs to the adenylyl cyclase class-4/guanylyl cyclase family.
  • Contains 1 guanylate cyclase domain.
  • Belongs to the adenylyl cyclase class-4/guanylyl cyclase family.
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Function for GUCY1B3 Gene

Molecular function for GUCY1B3 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
guanylate cyclase,soluble,beta-1 subunit,73kDa,heterodimerizing with GUCY1A3,preferentially expressed in lung and brain
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
GTP = 3,5-cyclic GMP + diphosphate.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot EnzymeRegulation:
Activated by nitric oxide in the presence of magnesium or manganese ions.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Mediates responses to nitric oxide (NO) by catalyzing the biosynthesis of the signaling molecule cGMP.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for GUCY1B3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for GUCY1B3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004872 receptor activity TAS 9742212
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 23505436
GO:0043167 ion binding IEA --
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Animal Models for GUCY1B3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for GUCY1B3:

Animal Model Products

miRNA for GUCY1B3 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target GUCY1B3

No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for GUCY1B3 Gene

Localization for GUCY1B3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GUCY1B3 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for GUCY1B3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for GUCY1B3 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
plasma membrane 4
cytoskeleton 1
mitochondrion 1
nucleus 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for GUCY1B3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005622 intracellular IEA --
GO:0008074 guanylate cyclase complex, soluble IDA 23505436
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Pathways & Interactions for GUCY1B3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with GUCY1B3: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for GUCY1B3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0009190 cyclic nucleotide biosynthetic process IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with GUCY1B3: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for GUCY1B3 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for GUCY1B3 Gene

(7) Drugs for GUCY1B3 Gene - From: DGIdb and HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Cyclic GMP Experimental Pharma 0
Diphosphate Experimental Pharma 0
Guanosine triphosphate Experimental Pharma 0
heme Pharma Agonist 0

(6) Additional Compounds for GUCY1B3 Gene - From: Tocris and HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
phosphoric acid
  • Acide phosphorique (FRENCH)
  • Acido fosforico [Italian]
  • Acidum phosphoricum
  • Diphosphate tetrasodium
  • Fosforzuuroplossingen [Dutch]
A 350619 hydrochloride
CFM 1571 hydrochloride
Guanylin (human)
SIN-1 chloride

(5) Tocris Compounds for GUCY1B3 Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
A 350619 hydrochloride Soluble guanylyl cyclase (sGC) activator 1217201-17-6
CFM 1571 hydrochloride Soluble guanylyl cyclase (sGC) activator 1215548-30-3
Guanylin (human) Endogenous activator of intestinal guanylyl cyclase 183200-12-6
SIN-1 chloride Water-soluble NO donor 16142-27-1
YC 1 Soluble guanylyl cyclase (sGC) activator; induces G1 cell cycle arrest 170632-47-0
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with GUCY1B3: view

Transcripts for GUCY1B3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for GUCY1B3 Gene

Guanylate cyclase 1, soluble, beta 3:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for GUCY1B3 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6a · 6b · 6c ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10a · 10b ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14a · 14b
SP1: - - -
SP2: - - - -
SP3: - - - -
SP4: - - -
SP5: - - - -
SP6: -

Relevant External Links for GUCY1B3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for GUCY1B3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for GUCY1B3 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for GUCY1B3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x4.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for GUCY1B3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (19.8), Platelet (9.2), Frontal cortex (8.8), and Fetal gut (6.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for GUCY1B3 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for GUCY1B3 Gene Hs.77890

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for GUCY1B3 Gene

Tissue specificity: Detected in brain cortex and cerebellum (at protein level).
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and Protein tissue co-expression partners for GUCY1B3 Gene

Orthologs for GUCY1B3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for GUCY1B3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia GUCY1B3 35
  • 90.41 (n)
  • 99.03 (a)
GUCY1B1 36
  • 99 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia GUCY1B3 35
  • 92.84 (n)
  • 99.52 (a)
GUCY1B3 36
  • 99 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Gucy1b3 35
  • 88.69 (n)
  • 98.87 (a)
Gucy1b3 16
Gucy1b3 36
  • 99 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia GUCY1B3 35
  • 99.78 (n)
  • 100 (a)
GUCY1B3 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Gucy1b3 35
  • 88.42 (n)
  • 98.87 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia GUCY1B3 36
  • 98 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia GUCY1B3 36
  • 97 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves GUCY1B3 35
  • 83.98 (n)
  • 97.56 (a)
GUCY1B3 36
  • 97 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia GUCY1B3 36
  • 97 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia gucy1b3 35
  • 80.53 (n)
  • 94.94 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii gucy1b3 35
  • 77.21 (n)
  • 89.62 (a)
gucy1b3 36
  • 89 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG14885 37
  • 28 (a)
CG14886 37
  • 37 (a)
CG4154 37
  • 35 (a)
Gycbgr100B 37
  • 58 (a)
Gycbeta100B 35
  • 58.57 (n)
  • 61.65 (a)
Gycbeta100B 36
  • 47 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP000214 35
  • 57.91 (n)
  • 61.86 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea gcy-31 37
  • 36 (a)
gcy-32 37
  • 33 (a)
gcy-34 37
  • 33 (a)
gcy-35 37
  • 34 (a)
gcy-37 37
  • 29 (a)
gcy-34 35
  • 48.04 (n)
  • 39.1 (a)
acy-3 36
  • 9 (a)
gcy-31 36
  • 27 (a)
gcy-33 36
  • 18 (a)
gcy-37 36
  • 25 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.13250 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 51 (a)
Species with no ortholog for GUCY1B3:
  • 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)

Evolution for GUCY1B3 Gene

Gene Tree for GUCY1B3 (if available)
Gene Tree for GUCY1B3 (if available)

Paralogs for GUCY1B3 Gene

Paralogs for GUCY1B3 Gene

(7) SIMAP similar genes for GUCY1B3 Gene using alignment to 5 proteins: Pseudogenes for GUCY1B3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with GUCY1B3: view

Variants for GUCY1B3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for GUCY1B3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 04 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs7638 -- 155,807,215(-) GGAGC(G/T)CCCAA utr-variant-3-prime
rs11675 -- 155,807,261(-) GCAGT(A/G)TCCCA utr-variant-3-prime
rs922132 -- 155,778,905(+) ACTTA(C/T)AACTC intron-variant
rs922133 -- 155,807,292(+) TTGTA(G/T)TCCCA utr-variant-3-prime
rs1459846 -- 155,766,704(+) AATTT(C/T)ATATG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for GUCY1B3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv5787n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv818286 CNV Gain 17921354
nsv521382 CNV Loss 19592680

Variation tolerance for GUCY1B3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 17% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.21; 24.39% 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 GUCY1B3 Gene

Disorders for GUCY1B3 Gene

Relevant External Links for GUCY1B3

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for GUCY1B3 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for GUCY1B3 Gene

Publications for GUCY1B3 Gene

  1. Molecular cloning of the cDNAs coding for the two subunits of soluble guanylyl cyclase from human brain. (PMID: 1352257) Giuili G. … Guellaeen G. (FEBS Lett. 1992) 2 3 4 67
  2. Soluble guanylate cyclase beta1-subunit expression is increased in mononuclear cells from patients with erectile dysfunction. (PMID: 16528291) Mateos-CA!ceres P.J. … LA^pez-FarrAc A.J. (Int. J. Impot. Res. 2006) 3 23
  3. HIV-1 protein Tat produces biphasic changes in NMDA-evoked increases in intracellular Ca2+ concentration via activation of Src kinase and nitric oxide signaling pathways. (PMID: 24666322) Krogh K.A. … Thayer S.A. (J. Neurochem. 2014) 3
  4. Nitric oxide and heat shock protein 90 activate soluble guanylate cyclase by driving rapid change in its subunit interactions and heme content. (PMID: 24733395) Ghosh A. … Stuehr D.J. (J. Biol. Chem. 2014) 3
  5. Subsequent gene expression pattern in dendritic cells following multiple trauma. (PMID: 23179318) Geiger E.V. … Henrich D. (Langenbecks Arch Surg 2013) 3

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