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Aliases for UQCRC1 Gene

Aliases for UQCRC1 Gene

  • Ubiquinol-Cytochrome C Reductase Core Protein 1 2 3 5
  • Ubiquinol-Cytochrome-C Reductase Complex Core Protein 1 3 4
  • Ubiquinol-Cytochrome C Reductase Core Protein I 2 3
  • Complex III Subunit 1 3 4
  • Core Protein I 3 4
  • Cytochrome B-C1 Complex Subunit 1, Mitochondrial 3
  • D3S3191 3
  • UQCR1 3
  • QCR1 3

External Ids for UQCRC1 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for UQCRC1 Gene

  • GC03M048426
  • GC03M047919
  • GC03M048597
  • GC03M048611
  • GC03M048636

Summaries for UQCRC1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for UQCRC1 Gene

UQCRC1 (Ubiquinol-Cytochrome C Reductase Core Protein 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Respiratory electron transport, ATP synthesis by chemiosmotic coupling, and heat production by uncoupling proteins. and Metabolism. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include ubiquitin protein ligase binding and ubiquinol-cytochrome-c reductase activity. An important paralog of this gene is PMPCB.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UQCRC1 Gene

  • This is a component of the ubiquinol-cytochrome c reductase complex (complex III or cytochrome b-c1 complex), which is part of the mitochondrial respiratory chain. This protein may mediate formation of the complex between cytochromes c and c1.

Gene Wiki entry for UQCRC1 Gene

Additional gene information for UQCRC1 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for UQCRC1 Gene

Genomics for UQCRC1 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for UQCRC1 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for UQCRC1 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
GH03I048608 Promoter/Enhancer 2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 550.8 +1.5 1506 2 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 MLX ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 GLI4 ZNF48 YY1 UQCRC1 COL7A1
GH03I048654 Enhancer 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 11.3 -45.4 -45432 2.8 CTCF SAP130 RB1 BACH1 ARID4B MAX SIN3A EBF1 RAD21 ETS1 WDR6 TMEM89 UQCRC1 NCKIPSD FBXW12 PRKAR2A PRKAR2A-AS1 CDC25A PIR43914 CELSR3
GH03I048593 Promoter/Enhancer 2.1 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE 0.4 +13.6 13640 7.5 PKNOX1 SIN3A FEZF1 BRCA1 GLIS2 FOS ATF7 REST SMARCB1 SMARCA4 COL7A1 WDR6 NICN1 DHX30 FCF1P2 ENSG00000235236 TMEM89 ZNF589 LAMB2 UQCRC1
GH03I048617 Enhancer 0.9 ENCODE 0.4 -8.0 -8014 3.6 ELF3 FOXA2 MLX ARID4B RAD21 DNMT3B THRB RARA ZNF280A CBX5 ENSG00000225399 TMEM89 UQCRC1
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around UQCRC1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the UQCRC1 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for UQCRC1 Gene

Genomic Locations for UQCRC1 Gene
11,978 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for UQCRC1 Gene

Genes around UQCRC1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
UQCRC1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for UQCRC1 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for UQCRC1 Gene

Proteins for UQCRC1 Gene

  • Protein details for UQCRC1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Cytochrome b-c1 complex subunit 1, mitochondrial
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2R7R8
    • Q96DD2

    Protein attributes for UQCRC1 Gene

    480 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    52646 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • The bc1 complex contains 11 subunits: 3 respiratory subunits (cytochrome b, cytochrome c1 and Rieske/UQCRFS1), 2 core proteins (UQCRC1/QCR1 and UQCRC2/QCR2) and 6 low-molecular weight proteins (UQCRH/QCR6, UQCRB/QCR7, UQCRQ/QCR8, UQCR10/QCR9, UQCR11/QCR10 and a cleavage product of Rieske/UQCRFS1).

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for UQCRC1 Gene

neXtProt entry for UQCRC1 Gene

Post-translational modifications for UQCRC1 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at posLast=225225
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for UQCRC1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for UQCRC1 Gene

Domains & Families for UQCRC1 Gene

Protein Domains for UQCRC1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for UQCRC1 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the peptidase M16 family. UQCRC1/QCR1 subfamily.
  • Belongs to the peptidase M16 family. UQCRC1/QCR1 subfamily.
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Function for UQCRC1 Gene

Molecular function for UQCRC1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
ubiquinol cytochrome c reductase,core protein 1,component of complex III of mitochondrial respiratory chain,oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS)
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
This is a component of the ubiquinol-cytochrome c reductase complex (complex III or cytochrome b-c1 complex), which is part of the mitochondrial respiratory chain. This protein may mediate formation of the complex between cytochromes c and c1.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for UQCRC1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for UQCRC1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004222 metalloendopeptidase activity IBA --
GO:0008121 ubiquinol-cytochrome-c reductase activity TAS 8407948
GO:0008270 zinc ion binding IBA --
GO:0031625 ubiquitin protein ligase binding IPI 19725078
GO:0032403 protein complex binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with UQCRC1: view
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for UQCRC1 Gene

Localization for UQCRC1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UQCRC1 Gene

Mitochondrion inner membrane.

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 UQCRC1 gene
Compartment Confidence
mitochondrion 5
cytosol 5

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Mitochondria (3)
  • Cytosol (2)
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Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for UQCRC1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005739 mitochondrion IDA,IEA --
GO:0005743 mitochondrial inner membrane TAS --
GO:0005746 mitochondrial respiratory chain TAS 8407948
GO:0005750 mitochondrial respiratory chain complex III IBA,IEA --
GO:0005829 cytosol IDA --
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Pathways & Interactions for UQCRC1 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for UQCRC1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006119 oxidative phosphorylation TAS 8407948
GO:0006122 mitochondrial electron transport, ubiquinol to cytochrome c TAS,IEA --
GO:0009060 aerobic respiration TAS 8407948
GO:0014823 response to activity IEA --
GO:0016485 protein processing IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with UQCRC1: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for UQCRC1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for UQCRC1 Gene

(10) Drugs for UQCRC1 Gene - From: DrugBank and HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Ubiquinone-2 Experimental Pharma Target 0
(5S)-3-ANILINO-5-(2,4-DIFLUOROPHENYL)-5-METHYL-1,3-OXAZOLIDINE-2,4-DIONE Experimental Pharma Target 0
2-Hexyloxy-6-Hydroxymethyl-Tetrahydro-Pyran-3,4,5-Triol Experimental Pharma Target 0
2-NONYL-4-HYDROXYQUINOLINE N-OXIDE Experimental Pharma Target 0
5-n-undecyl-6-hydroxy-4,7-dioxobenzothiazole Experimental Pharma Target 0

(1) Additional Compounds for UQCRC1 Gene - From: HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
  • Coenzymes QH2
  • CoQH2
  • Reduced ubiquinone
  • Ubiquinol
  • Ubiquinone-1
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Transcripts for UQCRC1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for UQCRC1 Gene

Ubiquinol-cytochrome c reductase core protein I:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for UQCRC1 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5a · 5b · 5c ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7a · 7b · 7c ^ 8a · 8b · 8c ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13
SP1: - -
SP2: -
SP5: -
SP8: - -

Relevant External Links for UQCRC1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for UQCRC1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for UQCRC1 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for UQCRC1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Heart - Left Ventricle (x5.9) and Muscle - Skeletal (x4.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for UQCRC1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Heart (11.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for UQCRC1 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for UQCRC1 Gene

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NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of UQCRC1 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for UQCRC1 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for UQCRC1 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.9)
  • Bone marrow(4.4)
  • Liver(4.4)
  • Skin(4.3)
  • Lung(3.8)
  • Intestine(3.7)
  • Muscle(3.5)
  • Heart(3.2)
  • Eye(2.9)
  • Kidney(2.9)
  • Stomach(2.4)
  • Pancreas(2.3)
  • Adrenal gland(2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with UQCRC1: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for UQCRC1 Gene

Orthologs for UQCRC1 Gene

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

Orthologs for UQCRC1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia UQCRC1 33 34
  • 99.49 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia UQCRC1 33 34
  • 88.82 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia UQCRC1 33 34
  • 86.6 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Uqcrc1 33 16 34
  • 85.76 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Uqcrc1 33
  • 85.49 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia UQCRC1 34
  • 80 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia UQCRC1 34
  • 75 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves UQCRC1 33 34
  • 70.44 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia UQCRC1 34
  • 66 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia uqcrc1 33
  • 68.48 (n)
Str.7650 33
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia MGC53748 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii uqcrc1 33 34
  • 63.02 (n)
zgc73404 33
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG3731 35 34
  • 57 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea ucr-1 33 34
  • 49.36 (n)
ZC410.2 35
  • 43 (a)
mppb-1 34
  • 41 (a)
F56D2.1 35
  • 39 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes MAS1 34
  • 35 (a)
COR1 36
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.3431 34
  • 50 (a)
Species where no ortholog for UQCRC1 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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 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)

Evolution for UQCRC1 Gene

Gene Tree for UQCRC1 (if available)
Gene Tree for UQCRC1 (if available)

Paralogs for UQCRC1 Gene

Paralogs for UQCRC1 Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for UQCRC1 Gene using alignment to 3 proteins:

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Variants for UQCRC1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for UQCRC1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000865571 -- 48,602,155(-) A/G intron_variant
rs1000954007 -- 48,607,176(-) G/C intron_variant
rs1001484563 -- 48,601,913(-) G/A intron_variant
rs1001714750 -- 48,607,884(-) G/A intron_variant
rs1001744249 -- 48,608,209(-) TTTTTT/TTTTTTT intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for UQCRC1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1004383 CNV loss 25217958
nsv3811 CNV deletion 18451855
nsv523981 CNV loss 19592680
nsv590246 CNV loss 21841781
nsv818138 CNV gain 17921354
nsv822074 CNV gain 20364138
nsv834685 CNV loss 17160897
nsv954484 CNV deletion 24416366

Variation tolerance for UQCRC1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 29% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.46; 54.97% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for UQCRC1 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for UQCRC1 Gene

Disorders for UQCRC1 Gene

Additional Disease Information for UQCRC1

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology

No disorders were found for UQCRC1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for UQCRC1 Gene

Publications for UQCRC1 Gene

  1. Complete coding sequence, intron/exon organization, and chromosomal location of the gene for the core I protein of human ubiquinol-cytochrome c reductase. (PMID: 8407948) Hoffman GG … Greenspan DS (The Journal of biological chemistry 1993) 2 3 4 58
  2. Genetic variants in nuclear-encoded mitochondrial genes influence AIDS progression. (PMID: 20877624) Hendrickson SL … O'Brien SJ (PloS one 2010) 3 44 58
  3. Proteomic analysis of mitochondria-to-nucleus retrograde response in human cancer. (PMID: 16775426) Kulawiec M … Singh KK (Cancer biology & therapy 2006) 3 22 58
  4. 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
  5. Vectorial proteomics reveal targeting, phosphorylation and specific fragmentation of polymerase I and transcript release factor (PTRF) at the surface of caveolae in human adipocytes. (PMID: 15242332) Aboulaich N … Vener AV (The Biochemical journal 2004) 3 4 58

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