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Gene: MEP1A (meprin A subunit alpha) Homo sapiens
Symbol: MEP1A
Name: meprin A subunit alpha
Description: Predicted to have metalloendopeptidase activity. Predicted to be involved in proteolysis. Localizes to the meprin A complex; INTERACTS WITH arsenous acid; carbamazepine; copper(II) sulfate.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: bA268F1.1 (meprin A alpha (PABA peptide hydrolase)); endopeptidase-2; meprin 1 alpha; meprin A, alpha (PABA peptide hydrolase); N-benzoyl-L-tyrosyl-P-amino-benzoic acid hydrolase subunit alpha; PABA peptide hydrolase; PPH alpha; PPHA
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Mep1a (meprin 1 alpha)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Mep1a (meprin A subunit alpha)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Mep1a (meprin A subunit alpha)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : MEP1A (meprin A subunit alpha)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : MEP1A (meprin A subunit alpha)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Mep1a (meprin A subunit alpha)
Sus scrofa (pig) : MEP1A (meprin A subunit alpha)
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Related Pseudogenes: MEP1AP1   MEP1AP2   MEP1AP3   MEP1AP4  
Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38646,793,384 - 46,845,987 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37646,761,094 - 46,807,519 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36646,869,053 - 46,915,478 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 34646,869,085 - 46,915,473NCBI
Celera648,313,551 - 48,359,899 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map6p12.3NCBI
HuRef646,484,757 - 46,530,783 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1646,764,471 - 46,810,789 (+)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on MEP1A
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 735747
Created: 2004-02-06
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-11-26
Status: ACTIVE


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