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Aliases for H6PD Gene

Aliases for H6PD Gene

  • Hexose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase/Glucose 1-Dehydrogenase 2 3
  • Hexose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (Glucose 1-Dehydrogenase) 2 3 5
  • Glucose Dehyrogenase 2 3
  • GDH 3 4
  • Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase, Salivary 3
  • GDH/6PGL Endoplasmic Bifunctional Protein 2
  • 6-Phosphogluconolactonase 3
  • Glucose 1- Dehydrogenase 3
  • Glucose Dehydrogenase 3
  • G6PD, H Form 3
  • EC 63
  • EC 63
  • EC 63
  • CORTRD1 3
  • G6PDH 3

External Ids for H6PD Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for H6PD Gene

  • GDH

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for H6PD Gene

  • GC01P008915
  • GC01P009105
  • GC01P009004
  • GC01P009229
  • GC01P008445

Summaries for H6PD Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for H6PD Gene

  • There are 2 forms of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase. G form is X-linked and H form, encoded by this gene, is autosomally linked. This H form shows activity with other hexose-6-phosphates, especially galactose-6-phosphate, whereas the G form is specific for glucose-6-phosphate. Both forms are present in most tissues, but H form is not found in red cells. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for H6PD Gene

H6PD (Hexose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase/Glucose 1-Dehydrogenase) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with H6PD include Cortisone Reductase Deficiency 1 and Cortisone Reductase Deficiency. Among its related pathways are Carbon metabolism and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include carbohydrate binding and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity. An important paralog of this gene is G6PD.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for H6PD Gene

  • Oxidizes glucose-6-phosphate and glucose, as well as other hexose-6-phosphates.

Gene Wiki entry for H6PD Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for H6PD Gene

Genomics for H6PD Gene

Regulatory Elements for H6PD Gene

Enhancers for H6PD 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 H6PD on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for H6PD Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around H6PD on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for H6PD Gene

9,234,775 bp from pter
9,271,337 bp from pter
36,563 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for H6PD Gene

Genes around H6PD on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
H6PD Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for H6PD Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for H6PD Gene

Proteins for H6PD Gene

  • Protein details for H6PD Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    GDH/6PGL endoplasmic bifunctional protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q4TT33
    • Q66I35
    • Q68DT3

    Protein attributes for H6PD Gene

    791 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    88893 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=CAH18137.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for H6PD Gene

Proteomics data for H6PD Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for H6PD Gene

Post-translational modifications for H6PD Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 157, Asn 282, and Asn 683
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for H6PD Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Domains & Families for H6PD Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • In the N-terminal section; belongs to the glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase family.
  • In the N-terminal section; belongs to the glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase family.
  • In the C-terminal section; belongs to the glucosamine/galactosamine-6-phosphate isomerase family. 6-phosphogluconolactonase subfamily.
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No data available for Gene Families for H6PD Gene

Function for H6PD Gene

Molecular function for H6PD Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
D-glucose + NAD(P)(+) = D-glucono-1,5-lactone + NAD(P)H.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
D-glucose 6-phosphate + NAD(P)(+) = D-glucono-1,5-lactone 6-phosphate + NAD(P)H.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
6-phospho-D-glucono-1,5-lactone + H(2)O = 6-phospho-D-gluconate.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Oxidizes glucose-6-phosphate and glucose, as well as other hexose-6-phosphates.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for H6PD Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for H6PD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0047936 glucose 1-dehydrogenase [NAD(P)] activity IEA --
GO:0050661 NADP binding IEA --
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Human Phenotype Ontology for H6PD Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Models for H6PD Gene

MGI Knock Outs for H6PD:

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for H6PD

No data available for Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for H6PD Gene

Localization for H6PD Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for H6PD Gene

Endoplasmic reticulum lumen. Note=Microsomes, endoplasmic reticulum lumen.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for H6PD Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for H6PD gene
Compartment Confidence
endoplasmic reticulum 5
cytosol 3
extracellular 2
lysosome 1
mitochondrion 1
nucleus 1
peroxisome 1
plasma membrane 1
vacuole 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for H6PD Gene

Pathways & Interactions for H6PD Gene

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Pathways by source for H6PD Gene

Interacting Proteins for H6PD Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for H6PD Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006006 glucose metabolic process IEA --
GO:0006098 pentose-phosphate shunt IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with H6PD: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for H6PD Gene

Drugs & Compounds for H6PD Gene

(36) Drugs for H6PD Gene - From: DrugBank, HMDB, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Gluconolactone Experimental Pharma 0
Glucose 6-phosphate Experimental Pharma 0
6-Phosphogluconic acid Experimental Pharma 0
Beta-D-Glucose Experimental Pharma 0
NADH Nutra Target 0

(66) Additional Compounds for H6PD Gene - From: Novoseek and HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
  • 2'-(Dihydrogen phosphate) 5'-(trihydrogen pyrophosphate) Adenosine 5'-ester with 1,4-dihydro-1-b-D-ribofuranosylnicotinamide
  • 2'-(Dihydrogen phosphate) 5'-(trihydrogen pyrophosphate) Adenosine 5'-ester with 1,4-dihydro-1-beta-delta-ribofuranosylnicotinamide
  • Adenosine 5'-(trihydrogen diphosphate) 2'-(dihydrogen phosphate) P'-5'-ester with 1,4-dihydro-1-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-3-pyridinecarboxamide
  • Adenosine 5'-(trihydrogen diphosphate) 2'-(dihydrogen phosphate) P'-5'-ester with 1,4-dihydro-1-beta-delta-ribofuranosyl-3-pyridinecarboxamide
  • b-NADPH
  • 6-(Dihydrogen phosphate)-(8CI)-D-Gluconic acid delta-lactone
  • 6-(Dihydrogen phosphate)-(9CI)-D-Gluconic acid delta-lactone
  • 6-(Dihydrogen phosphate)-D-Gluconic acid delta-lactone
  • 6-Pgdl
  • 6-Phospho-D-glucono-1,5-lactone
Beta-D-Glucose 6-phosphate
  • beta-D-Glucose 6-(dihydrogen phosphate)
  • beta-D-Glucose 6-phosphate
Hydrogen Ion
  • Hydrogen cation
  • Hydron
  • Proton
  • Adenine-nicotinamide dinucleotide phosphate
  • b-NADP
  • b-Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate
  • b-TPN
  • beta-NADP
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Transcripts for H6PD Gene

Unigene Clusters for H6PD Gene

Hexose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (glucose 1-dehydrogenase):
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for H6PD Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for H6PD Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for H6PD Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for H6PD Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for H6PD Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Liver (x5.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for H6PD Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Liver (8.3), Ovary (6.0), and Serum (6.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for H6PD Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for H6PD Gene Hs.463511

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for H6PD Gene

Tissue specificity: Present in most tissues examined, strongest in liver.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for H6PD Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for H6PD Gene

Orthologs for H6PD Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for H6PD Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia H6PD 35
  • 86.84 (n)
  • 84.99 (a)
H6PD 36
  • 84 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia H6pd 35
  • 83.8 (n)
  • 83.63 (a)
H6pd 16
H6pd 36
  • 83 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia H6PD 35
  • 99.09 (n)
  • 98.88 (a)
H6PD 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia H6pd 35
  • 83.33 (n)
  • 83.08 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia H6PD 36
  • 83 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia H6PD 36
  • 74 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 70 (a)
-- 36
  • 81 (a)
-- 36
  • 77 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves H6PD 35
  • 70.61 (n)
  • 69.85 (a)
H6PD 36
  • 69 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia H6PD 36
  • 64 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia h6pd 35
  • 60.2 (n)
  • 60.59 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.30186 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii h6pd 35
  • 56.51 (n)
  • 53.91 (a)
h6pd 36
  • 53 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG7140 36
  • 23 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes ZWF1 36
  • 28 (a)
Species with no ortholog for H6PD:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • 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 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 H6PD Gene

Gene Tree for H6PD (if available)
Gene Tree for H6PD (if available)

Paralogs for H6PD Gene

Paralogs for H6PD Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for H6PD Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for H6PD Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for H6PD Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs6688832 Cortisone reductase deficiency (CRD) 9,263,851(+) TGTGC(A/C/G)GGAGC reference, missense
rs34603401 - 9,245,386(+) TGAAG(A/C)CATTG reference, missense
rs35525021 - 9,246,991(+) TTTCC(A/G)AGACC reference, missense
rs35404275 - 9,263,943(+) CCTGG(A/G)ACTTC reference, missense
rs17368528 - 9,264,154(+) GAGCC(A/C/T)GCTGG reference, missense

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for H6PD Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv832092 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv871755 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2743563 CNV Deletion 23290073
dgv2e55 CNV Gain 17911159
esv23318 CNV Loss 19812545
dgv131n71 CNV Gain 21882294
dgv3n27 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv520191 CNV Gain 19592680
esv2750845 CNV Gain 17911159

Variation tolerance for H6PD Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 98.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 9.66; 89.19% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for H6PD Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for H6PD Gene

Disorders for H6PD Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(6) MalaCards diseases for H6PD Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
cortisone reductase deficiency 1
  • retinitis pigmentosa
cortisone reductase deficiency
  • 11-alpha beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type i deficiency of
hyperandrogenism due to cortisone reductase deficiency
  • 11-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency type 1
polycystic ovary syndrome
  • multicystic ovaries
  • lymphoma
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search H6PD in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases


  • Cortisone reductase deficiency (CRD) [MIM:604931]: In CRD, activation of cortisone to cortisol does not occur, resulting in adrenocorticotropin-mediated androgen excess and a phenotype resembling polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). {ECO:0000269 PubMed:12858176, ECO:0000269 PubMed:23132696}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for H6PD

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 H6PD: view

No data available for Genatlas for H6PD Gene

Publications for H6PD Gene

  1. Human hexose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (glucose 1-dehydrogenase) encoded at 1p36: coding sequence and expression. (PMID: 10349511) Mason P.J. … Vulliamy T.J. (Blood Cells Mol. Dis. 1999) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Hexose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase: a new risk gene for multiple sclerosis. (PMID: 19935835) Alcina A. … Matesanz F. (Eur. J. Hum. Genet. 2010) 3 23
  3. Exposure to chrysotile asbestos causes carbonylation of glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase through a reaction with lipid peroxidation products in human lung epithelial cells. (PMID: 20211231) Ogasawara Y. … Ishii K. (Toxicol. Lett. 2010) 3 23
  4. Hepatic 11beta-HSD1 mRNA expression in fatty liver and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. (PMID: 18665910) Konopelska S. … Quinkler M. (Clin. Endocrinol. (Oxf) 2009) 3 23
  5. Hexose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase modulates the effect of inhibitors and alternative substrates of 11beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 1. (PMID: 19010388) BalA!zs Z. … Odermatt A. (Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 2009) 3 23

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