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Gene: BLVRB (biliverdin reductase B) Homo sapiens
Symbol: BLVRB
Name: biliverdin reductase B
Description: Exhibits biliverdin reductase activity and riboflavin reductase (NADPH) activity. Involved in heme catabolic process. Localizes to the cytosol; nucleoplasm; and plasma membrane.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: biliverdin reductase B (flavin reductase (NADPH)); biliverdin-IX beta-reductase; BVR-B; BVRB; epididymis secretory protein Li 10; flavin reductase; flavin reductase (NADPH); FLR; FR; GHBP; green heme-binding protein; HEL-S-10; MGC117413; NADPH-dependent diaphorase; NADPH-flavin reductase; SDR43U1; short chain dehydrogenase/reductase family 43U, member 1
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Blvrb (biliverdin reductase B (flavin reductase (NADPH)))  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Blvrb (biliverdin reductase B)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Blvrb (biliverdin reductase B)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : BLVRB (biliverdin reductase B)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : BLVRB (biliverdin reductase B)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Blvrb (biliverdin reductase B)
Sus scrofa (pig) : BLVRB (biliverdin reductase B)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh381940,447,768 - 40,465,745 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371940,953,691 - 40,971,725 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361945,645,541 - 45,663,516 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341945,645,540 - 45,663,517NCBI
Celera1937,753,251 - 37,771,296 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map19q13.2NCBI
HuRef1937,389,108 - 37,406,845 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11940,953,363 - 40,971,359 (-)NCBICHM1_1
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Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on BLVRB
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1314490
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-11-05
Status: ACTIVE


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