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Aliases for HPS3 Gene

Aliases for HPS3 Gene

  • Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome 3 2 3
  • Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome 3 Protein 3
  • SUTAL 3

External Ids for HPS3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HPS3 Gene

  • GC03P145796
  • GC03P149732
  • GC03P150128
  • GC03P150168
  • GC03P150330
  • GC03P148847
  • GC03P146218

Summaries for HPS3 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for HPS3 Gene

  • This gene encodes a protein containing a potential clathrin-binding motif, consensus dileucine signals, and tyrosine-based sorting signals for targeting to vesicles of lysosomal lineage. The encoded protein may play a role in organelle biogenesis associated with melanosomes, platelet dense granules, and lysosomes. Mutations in this gene are associated with Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome type 3. Alternate splice variants exist, but their full length sequence has not been determined. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for HPS3 Gene

HPS3 (Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with HPS3 include hermansky-pudlak syndrome 3 and hermansky-pudlak syndrome without pulmonary fibrosis.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HPS3 Gene

  • Involved in early stages of melanosome biogenesis and maturation.

Gene Wiki entry for HPS3 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for HPS3 Gene

Genomics for HPS3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for HPS3 Gene

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Genomic Location for HPS3 Gene

149,129,584 bp from pter
149,173,732 bp from pter
44,149 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for HPS3 Gene

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Genomic Location for HPS3 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for HPS3 Gene

Proteins for HPS3 Gene

  • Protein details for HPS3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome 3 protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K6G6
    • Q8WTV6
    • Q96AP1
    • Q96MR3
    • Q9H608

    Protein attributes for HPS3 Gene

    1004 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    113736 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAH16901.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAH22062.2; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=BAB71221.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for HPS3 Gene


neXtProt entry for HPS3 Gene

Proteomics data for HPS3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for HPS3 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys938
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for HPS3 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for HPS3 Gene

Domains for HPS3 Gene

Protein Domains for HPS3 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for HPS3 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HPS3 Gene

Function for HPS3 Gene

Molecular function for HPS3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Involved in early stages of melanosome biogenesis and maturation.
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miRNA for HPS3 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target HPS3

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for HPS3 Gene

Localization for HPS3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HPS3 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for HPS3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for HPS3 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 2
lysosome 2
nucleus 2
vacuole 2
cytoskeleton 1
golgi apparatus 1
mitochondrion 1
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for HPS3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm --
GO:0031084 BLOC-2 complex IPI 15030569
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Pathways for HPS3 Gene

SuperPathways for HPS3 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for HPS3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006996 organelle organization IEA --
GO:0043473 pigmentation IEA --
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No data available for Pathways by source for HPS3 Gene

Transcripts for HPS3 Gene

Unigene Clusters for HPS3 Gene

Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome 3:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for HPS3 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12a · 12b ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15a · 15b ^ 16a · 16b ^ 17 ^ 18
SP1: - - -
SP2: -
SP5: - -
SP6: - - -

Relevant External Links for HPS3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for HPS3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for HPS3 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for HPS3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Platelet (17.1), Heart (16.7), and Blymphocyte (8.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for HPS3 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for HPS3 Gene Hs.591311

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for HPS3 Gene

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed. Higher levels of expression are observed in kidney, liver and placenta
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for HPS3 Gene

Orthologs for HPS3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for HPS3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia HPS3 35
  • 89.4 (n)
  • 89.53 (a)
HPS3 36
  • 90 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia HPS3 35
  • 90.66 (n)
  • 90.23 (a)
HPS3 36
  • 90 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Hps3 35
  • 83.8 (n)
  • 81.14 (a)
Hps3 16
Hps3 36
  • 81 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia HPS3 35
  • 99.63 (n)
  • 99.4 (a)
HPS3 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Hps3 35
  • 83.5 (n)
  • 81.14 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia HPS3 36
  • 75 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 66 (a)
-- 36
  • 70 (a)
-- 36
  • 68 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves HPS3 35
  • 67.9 (n)
  • 59.72 (a)
HPS3 36
  • 59 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia HPS3 36
  • 61 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia hps3 35
  • 62.58 (n)
  • 55.36 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii hps3 35
  • 56.1 (n)
  • 48.94 (a)
hps3 36
  • 45 (a)
Species with no ortholog for HPS3:
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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 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 HPS3 Gene

Gene Tree for HPS3 (if available)
Gene Tree for HPS3 (if available)

Paralogs for HPS3 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for HPS3 Gene using alignment to 5 proteins:

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Variants for HPS3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for HPS3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs772820 -- 149,128,222(+) CCCCA(A/C)CTTCC upstream-variant-2KB
rs772903 -- 149,158,474(-) TCTAA(A/C)ACATT intron-variant
rs772905 -- 149,143,384(+) gtgta(A/G)cttca intron-variant
rs939248 -- 149,131,134(+) AAAAA(A/C)AAAAA intron-variant
rs939249 -- 149,131,325(+) ttttt(C/T)tcccc intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for HPS3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2672056 CNV Deletion 23128226

Relevant External Links for HPS3 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
Locus Specific Mutation Databases (LSDB)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for HPS3 Gene

Disorders for HPS3 Gene

(1) OMIM Diseases for HPS3 Gene (606118)


  • Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome 3 (HPS3) [MIM:614072]: A form of Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome, a genetically heterogeneous autosomal recessive disorder characterized by oculocutaneous albinism, bleeding due to platelet storage pool deficiency, and lysosomal storage defects. This syndrome results from defects of diverse cytoplasmic organelles including melanosomes, platelet dense granules and lysosomes. Ceroid storage in the lungs is associated with pulmonary fibrosis, a common cause of premature death in individuals with HPS. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:11455388, ECO:0000269 PubMed:11590544}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for HPS3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for HPS3 Gene

Publications for HPS3 Gene

  1. Mutation of a new gene causes a unique form of Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome in a genetic isolate of central Puerto Rico. (PMID: 11455388) Anikster Y. … Toro J.R. (Nat. Genet. 2001) 2 3 4 23
  2. Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome type 3 in Ashkenazi Jews and other non- Puerto Rican patients with hypopigmentation and platelet storage-pool deficiency. (PMID: 11590544) Huizing M. … Gahl W.A. (Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2001) 3 4 23
  3. Genetic testing for oculocutaneous albinism type 1 and 2 and Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome type 1 and 3 mutations in Puerto Rico. (PMID: 16417222) Santiago Borrero P.J. … Cadilla C.L. (J. Invest. Dermatol. 2006) 3 23 48
  4. Characterization of BLOC-2, a complex containing the Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome proteins HPS3, HPS5 and HPS6. (PMID: 15030569) Di Pietro S.M. … Dell'Angelica E.C. (Traffic 2004) 3 23
  5. Melanocyte-specific proteins are aberrantly trafficked in melanocytes of Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome-type 3. (PMID: 15632015) Boissy R.E. … Gahl W.A. (Am. J. Pathol. 2005) 3 23

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