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Gene: MPZ (myelin protein zero) Homo sapiens
Symbol: MPZ
Name: myelin protein zero
Description: Involved in cell aggregation; cell-cell adhesion via plasma-membrane adhesion molecules; and myelination. Localizes to the plasma membrane. Implicated in neuromuscular disease (multiple).
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathy 1B; CHM; CHN2; CMT1; CMT1B; CMT2I; CMT2J; CMT4E; CMTDI3; CMTDID; DSS; HMSNIB; MPP; myelin peripheral protein; myelin protein P0; myelin protein zero (Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathy 1B); P0
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Mpz (myelin protein zero)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Mpz (myelin protein zero)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Mpz (myelin protein zero)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : MPZ (myelin protein zero)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : MPZ (myelin protein zero)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Mpz (myelin protein zero)
Sus scrofa (pig) : MPZ (myelin protein zero)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : MPZ (myelin protein zero)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Mpz (myelin protein zero)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl1161,304,735 - 161,309,972 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381161,303,594 - 161,309,969 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371161,274,525 - 161,279,762 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361159,541,151 - 159,546,377 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341158,087,599 - 158,092,817NCBI
Celera1134,341,666 - 134,346,903 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map1q23.3NCBI
HuRef1132,631,395 - 132,636,601 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11162,670,753 - 162,675,990 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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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
More on MPZ
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 737128
Created: 2004-02-06
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-03-24
Status: ACTIVE


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