Aliases for DHX40 Gene
External Ids for DHX40 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for DHX40 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DHX40 Gene
This gene encodes a member of the DExH/D box family of ATP-dependent RNA helicases that have an essential role in RNA metabolism. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants. A pseudogene of this gene is found on chromosome 17.[provided by RefSeq, Oct 2009]
GeneCards Summary for DHX40 Gene
DHX40 (DEAH-Box Helicase 40) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DHX40 include Lecithin:Cholesterol Acyltransferase Deficiency. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include nucleic acid binding and helicase activity. An important paralog of this gene is DHX8.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for DHX40 Gene
Probable ATP-dependent RNA helicase.