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Aliases for MRPL53 Gene

Aliases for MRPL53 Gene

  • Mitochondrial Ribosomal Protein L53 2 3 5
  • Mitochondrial Large Ribosomal Subunit Protein ML53 3 4
  • L53MT 3 4
  • 39S Ribosomal Protein L53, Mitochondrial 3
  • MRP-L53 4

External Ids for MRPL53 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MRPL53 Gene

  • GC02M074836
  • GC02M074911
  • GC02M074657
  • GC02M074673
  • GC02M074611
  • GC02M074552
  • GC02M074701
  • GC02M074435

Summaries for MRPL53 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for MRPL53 Gene

  • Mammalian mitochondrial ribosomal proteins are encoded by nuclear genes and help in protein synthesis within the mitochondrion. Mitochondrial ribosomes (mitoribosomes) consist of a small 28S subunit and a large 39S subunit. They have an estimated 75% protein to rRNA composition compared to prokaryotic ribosomes, where this ratio is reversed. Another difference between mammalian mitoribosomes and prokaryotic ribosomes is that the latter contain a 5S rRNA. Among different species, the proteins comprising the mitoribosome differ greatly in sequence, and sometimes in biochemical properties, which prevents easy recognition by sequence homology. This gene encodes a 39S subunit protein. A pseudogene corresponding to this gene is found on chromosome 1p. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for MRPL53 Gene

MRPL53 (Mitochondrial Ribosomal Protein L53) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Organelle biogenesis and maintenance and Mitochondrial translation.

Additional gene information for MRPL53 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MRPL53 Gene

Genomics for MRPL53 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for MRPL53 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for MRPL53 Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH02I074471 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 550.8 +0.9 873 2.5 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 SMAD1 ARNT ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 MRPL53 LBX2 MTHFD2 WBP1 INO80B DGUOK-AS1 MOGS CCDC142
GH02I074119 Promoter/Enhancer 1.6 Ensembl ENCODE 19 +353.0 352960 1.6 HDGF MLX ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 ZBTB7B YY1 SLC30A9 FNBP1P1 LOC107985899 PCGF1 CCDC142 TTC31 DUSP11 ENSG00000273245 AUP1 MOGS WBP1
GH02I074550 Promoter/Enhancer 2.2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.7 -80.4 -80400 5.6 HDGF PKNOX1 FOXA2 SIN3A DMAP1 YBX1 ZNF766 E2F8 ZNF207 ZNF143 DOK1 LOXL3 LBX2-AS1 AUP1 HTRA2 TLX2 PCGF1 DQX1 MRPL53 WBP1
GH02I074570 Enhancer 1.5 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 10.6 -99.5 -99505 4.3 HDGF HDAC1 PKNOX1 FOXA2 ARID4B BMI1 BATF IRF4 RAD21 ZBTB40 AUP1 MOGS PCGF1 HTRA2 DOK1 TTC31 CCDC142 DUSP11 LBX2-AS1 MOB1A
GH02I074513 Promoter/Enhancer 1.4 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 10.7 -41.9 -41910 3 RING1 SUZ12 MAX NFYC BMI1 REST SP1 CBX8 POLR2A CTBP2 TLX2 LBX2 WBP1 INO80B PCGF1 ALMS1P1 MRPL53 CCDC142 ENSG00000159239 DQX1
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around MRPL53 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the MRPL53 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for MRPL53 Gene

Genomic Locations for MRPL53 Gene
1,365 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for MRPL53 Gene

Genes around MRPL53 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
MRPL53 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for MRPL53 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for MRPL53 Gene

Proteins for MRPL53 Gene

  • Protein details for MRPL53 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    39S ribosomal protein L53, mitochondrial
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for MRPL53 Gene

    112 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    12107 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Component of the mitochondrial large ribosomal subunit (mt-LSU). Mature mammalian 55S mitochondrial ribosomes consist of a small (28S) and a large (39S) subunit. The 28S small subunit contains a 12S ribosomal RNA (12S mt-rRNA) and 30 different proteins. The 39S large subunit contains a 16S rRNA (16S mt-rRNA), a copy of mitochondrial valine transfer RNA (mt-tRNA(Val)), which plays an integral structural role, and 52 different proteins. mL53 is located at the L7/L12 stalk.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for MRPL53 Gene

neXtProt entry for MRPL53 Gene

Post-translational modifications for MRPL53 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for MRPL53 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for MRPL53 Gene

Domains & Families for MRPL53 Gene

Gene Families for MRPL53 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins
  • Ribosomal proteins

Protein Domains for MRPL53 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MRPL53 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the mitochondrion-specific ribosomal protein mL53 family.
  • Belongs to the mitochondrion-specific ribosomal protein mL53 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with MRPL53: view

Function for MRPL53 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MRPL53 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MRPL53: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with MRPL53: view

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miRNA for MRPL53 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target MRPL53

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for MRPL53 Gene

Localization for MRPL53 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MRPL53 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for MRPL53 gene
Compartment Confidence
mitochondrion 5
nucleus 3
cytosol 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MRPL53 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005739 mitochondrion IEA --
GO:0005743 mitochondrial inner membrane TAS --
GO:0005762 mitochondrial large ribosomal subunit IDA 25278503
GO:0005840 ribosome IEA --
GO:0030529 intracellular ribonucleoprotein complex IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MRPL53: view

Pathways & Interactions for MRPL53 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with MRPL53: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MRPL53 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0070125 mitochondrial translational elongation TAS --
GO:0070126 mitochondrial translational termination TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with MRPL53: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for MRPL53 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for MRPL53 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for MRPL53 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for MRPL53 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MRPL53 Gene

Mitochondrial ribosomal protein L53:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MRPL53 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for MRPL53 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MRPL53 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for MRPL53 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for MRPL53 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pancreas (14.1), Liver (8.8), and Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (7.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for MRPL53 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for MRPL53 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of MRPL53 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MRPL53 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for MRPL53 Gene

  • Skin(4.2)
  • Muscle(2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with MRPL53: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for MRPL53 Gene

Orthologs for MRPL53 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for MRPL53 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MRPL53 33 34
  • 99.4 (n)
-- 34
  • 98 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MRPL53 33 34
  • 88.1 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MRPL53 33
  • 87.2 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mrpl53 33 16 34
  • 82.41 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mrpl53 33
  • 79.51 (n)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MRPL53 33 34
  • 56.94 (n)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia mrpl53 33
  • 51.69 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC100536741 33
  • 54.81 (n)
MRPL53 (1 of 2) 34
  • 49 (a)
MRPL53 (2 of 2) 34
  • 49 (a)
Species where no ortholog for MRPL53 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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 MRPL53 Gene

Gene Tree for MRPL53 (if available)
Gene Tree for MRPL53 (if available)

Paralogs for MRPL53 Gene Pseudogenes for MRPL53 Gene

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No data available for Paralogs for MRPL53 Gene

Variants for MRPL53 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MRPL53 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000866090 -- 74,474,445(-) G/A upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000870266 -- 74,472,763(-) C/G 5_prime_UTR_variant
rs1002032833 -- 74,472,963(-) C/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs1002085195 -- 74,472,777(-) G/C 5_prime_UTR_variant
rs1002107829 -- 74,472,086(-) G/A 3_prime_UTR_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MRPL53 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv582214 CNV loss 21841781
nsv515851 CNV loss 19592680
nsv458185 CNV loss 19166990
esv2759061 CNV loss 17122850

Variation tolerance for MRPL53 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 62.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.20; 39.69% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for MRPL53 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MRPL53 Gene

Disorders for MRPL53 Gene

Additional Disease Information for MRPL53

No disorders were found for MRPL53 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for MRPL53 Gene

Publications for MRPL53 Gene

  1. Structure of the large ribosomal subunit from human mitochondria. (PMID: 25278503) Brown A … Ramakrishnan V (Science (New York, N.Y.) 2014) 3 4 58
  2. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard DS … MGC Project Team (Genome research 2004) 3 4 58
  3. The large subunit of the mammalian mitochondrial ribosome. Analysis of the complement of ribosomal proteins present. (PMID: 11551941) Koc EC … Spremulli LL (The Journal of biological chemistry 2001) 2 3 58
  4. Architecture of the human interactome defines protein communities and disease networks. (PMID: 28514442) Huttlin EL … Harper JW (Nature 2017) 3 58
  5. Mitochondrial Protein Interaction Mapping Identifies Regulators of Respiratory Chain Function. (PMID: 27499296) Floyd BJ … Pagliarini DJ (Molecular cell 2016) 3 58

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