Aliases for GUCY1B1 Gene
External Ids for GUCY1B1 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for GUCY1B1 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 GUCY1B1 Gene
GUCY1B1 (Guanylate Cyclase 1 Soluble Subunit Beta 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with GUCY1B1 include Bartter Syndrome, Type 2, Antenatal and Nemaline Myopathy 7. Among its related pathways are Sweet Taste Signaling and Response to elevated platelet cytosolic Ca2+. An important paralog of this gene is GUCY1A2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for GUCY1B1 Gene
Mediates responses to nitric oxide (NO) by catalyzing the biosynthesis of the signaling molecule cGMP.