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Gene: MYL6 (myosin light chain 6) Homo sapiens
Symbol: MYL6
Name: myosin light chain 6
Description: A structural constituent of muscle. Predicted to be involved in muscle filament sliding and skeletal muscle tissue development. Localizes to brush border.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: 17 kDa myosin light chain; ESMLC; LC17; LC17-GI; LC17-NM; LC17A; LC17B; MLC-3; MLC1SM; MLC3NM; MLC3SM; myosin light chain 3; myosin light chain A3; myosin light chain alkali 3; myosin light polypeptide 6; myosin, light chain 6, alkali, smooth muscle and non-muscle; myosin, light polypeptide 6, alkali, smooth muscle and non-muscle; smooth muscle and non-muscle myosin alkali light chain; smooth muscle and nonmuscle myosin light chain alkali 6
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Myl6 (myosin, light polypeptide 6, alkali, smooth muscle and non-muscle)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Myl6 (myosin light chain 6)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Myl6 (myosin light chain 6)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : MYL6 (myosin light chain 6)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : MYL6 (myosin light chain 6)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Myl6 (myosin light chain 6)
Sus scrofa (pig) : MYL6 (myosin light chain 6)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : MYL6 (myosin light chain 6)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Myl6 (myosin light chain 6)
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Related Pseudogenes: MYL6P1   MYL6P2   MYL6P3   MYL6P4   MYL6P5  
Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl1256,158,161 - 56,163,496 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl1256,158,346 - 56,163,496 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381256,158,359 - 56,161,579 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371256,552,045 - 56,555,366 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361254,838,367 - 54,841,633 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341254,838,412 - 54,841,625NCBI
Celera1256,204,244 - 56,207,510 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map12q13.2NCBI
HuRef1253,591,104 - 53,594,425 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11256,519,428 - 56,522,749 (+)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations
Gene Ontology Annotations
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Comparative Map Data
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miRNA Target Status


RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on MYL6
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1313756
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-07-28
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.