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Gene: MRPL40 (mitochondrial ribosomal protein L40) Homo sapiens
Symbol: MRPL40
Name: mitochondrial ribosomal protein L40
Description: Exhibits RNA binding activity. Predicted to be involved in anatomical structure morphogenesis; mitochondrial translational elongation; and mitochondrial translational termination. Localizes to mitochondrial large ribosomal subunit and nucleolus.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: 39S ribosomal protein L40, mitochondrial; FLJ41774; L40mt; MGC9400; mitochondrial large ribosomal subunit protein mL40; MRP-L22; MRP-L40; MRPL22; NLVCF; nuclear localization signal containing protein deleted in velocardiofacial syndrome; nuclear localization signal deleted in velocardiofacial syndrome; nuclear localization signal-containing protein deleted in velocardiofacial syndrome; up-regulated in metastasis; URIM
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Mrpl40 (mitochondrial ribosomal protein L40)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Mrpl40 (mitochondrial ribosomal protein L40)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Mrpl40 (mitochondrial ribosomal protein L40)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : MRPL40 (mitochondrial ribosomal protein L40)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : MRPL40 (mitochondrial ribosomal protein L40)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Mrpl40 (mitochondrial ribosomal protein L40)
Sus scrofa (pig) : MRPL40 (mitochondrial ribosomal protein L40)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : MRPL40 (mitochondrial ribosomal protein L40)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Mrpl40 (mitochondrial ribosomal protein L40)
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Related Pseudogenes: MRPL40P1  
Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl2219,431,902 - 19,436,075 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh382219,431,902 - 19,436,078 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh372219,419,302 - 19,423,600 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 362217,800,036 - 17,803,598 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 342217,794,589 - 17,798,148NCBI
Celera223,272,293 - 3,275,855 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map22q11.21NCBI
HuRef223,040,849 - 3,044,411 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_12219,418,999 - 19,423,175 (+)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
More on MRPL40
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1343765
Created: 2005-03-08
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-06-18
Status: ACTIVE


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