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Retinitis Pigmentosa
GTPase Regulator
(RPGR)

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Editor's Notes from the Literature

Recent update from: 26.06.00


Description

RPGR is involved in intracellular and trans Golgi transport of newly synthetised proteins.

GENE DATA

Exons:

Markers / RFLPs:

Transcripts: 12 spliced isoforms

Regulatory elements:

Primers: Exon 14

Chromosome X with RPGR
Assignment: Xp21.1 Involvement in Retinal Degenerations:

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several Mutations found to underlie

XLRP, RP3

PROTEIN DATA

Subunits: 1 Amino acids: 646 (retina)
Modifications:

isoprenylated

Mr/ Weight:

?/200 kDa

Cofactors:

interacts with PDE6D



PROTEIN DATA

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Protein Subtype Locus Species EC-No. Swissprot PIR Prosite
Retinitis Pigmentosa GTPase Regulator
RPGR Homo sapiens EC- Q92534 Q93039 Q00737 Q00702


GENE DATA

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Gene Subtype Locus Species Genbank Unigene Medline
Retinitis Pigmentosa GTPase Regulator
RPGR Canis familiaris AF030561

Retinitis Pigmentosa GTPase Regulator
RPGR Homo sapiens U57629 X97668 NM_000328 Hs.153614 96241570 96414315">
Retinitis Pigmentosa GTPase Regulator
RPGR Mus musculus (domesticus) AF044677 AJ238396 NM_011285 Mm.27720


GENE LOCUS DATA

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Gene Subtype Locus Species Genome Database Mouse Genome Database OMIM Locus Link
Retinitis Pigmentosa GTPase Regulator
RPGR Homo sapiens 118736
312610 6103
Retinitis Pigmentosa GTPase Regulator
RPGR Mus musculus (domesticus)
Rpgr
19893


References:
1. Capeans,C., Blanco,M.J., Lareu,M.V., Barros,F., Pineiro,A., Sanchez Salorio,M., and Carracedo,A. Linkage analysis in a large Spanish family with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa: phenotype-genotype correlation. 1998; Clin.Genet. 54: 26-32.
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2. Dry,K.L., Manson,F.D.C., Edgar,A.J., Lennon,A.A., Bergen,A.A.B., Bird,A.C., and Wright,A. Mutation Detection And Characterisation Of RPGR The Gene For X Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP3). 1997; Invest.Ophthalmol.Vis.Sci. 38: S679
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3. Holinski-Feder,E., Lorenz,B., Meyer,C., Dörner,C., Herrmann,K., Ueffing,M., and Meitinger,T. The RPGR Gene in Retinitis Pigmentosa Type 3. 1998; Invest.Ophthalmol.Vis.Sci. 39: S292
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4. Kirschner,R., Rosenberg,T., Schultz-Heienbrok,R., Lenzner,S., Feil,S., Roepman,R., Cremers,F.P., Ropers,H.H., and Berger,W. RPGR transcription studies in mouse and human tissues reveal a retina-specific isoform that is disrupted in a patient with X- linked retinitis pigmentosa. 1999; Hum.Mol.Genet. 8: 1571-1578.
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5. Kirschner,R., Zeitz,C., Knobeloch,K.-P., Rüther,K., Rohde,E., Hoffmann,K., Grosse,J., Horak,I., Roepman,R., Rosenberg,T., Cremers,F.P.M., Ropers,H.-H., and Berger ,W. X-linked retinitis pigmentosa 3 (RP3): identification of a retina-specific RPGR transcript and gene targeting of the mouse orthologue. 1999; Am.J.Hum.Genet. 65: A306
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6. Linari,M., Ueffing,M., Manson,F., Wright,A., Meitinger,T., and Becker,J. The retinitis pigmentosa GTPase regulator, RPGR, interacts with the delta subunit of rod cyclic GMP phosphodiesterase. 1999; Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 96: 1315-1320.
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7. Meindl,A., Dry,K., Herrmann,K., Manson,F., Ciccodicola,A., Edgar,A., Carvalho,M.R., Achatz,H., Hellebrand,H., Lennon,A., Migliaccio,C., Porter,K., Zrenner,E., Bird,A., Jay,M., Lorenz,B., Wittwer,B., D'Urso,M., Meitinger,T., and Wright,A. A gene (RPGR) with homology to the RCC1 guanine nucleotide exchange factor is mutated in X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (RP3). 1996; Nat.Genet. 13: 35-42.
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