Human Gene MVD (uc002flg.1) Description and Page Index
Description: Homo sapiens mevalonate (diphospho) decarboxylase (MVD), mRNA. RefSeq Summary (NM_002461): The enzyme mevalonate pyrophosphate decarboxylase catalyzes the conversion of mevalonate pyrophosphate into isopentenyl pyrophosphate in one of the early steps in cholesterol biosynthesis. It decarboxylates and dehydrates its substrate while hydrolyzing ATP. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]. Publication Note: This RefSeq record includes a subset of the publications that are available for this gene. Please see the Gene record to access additional publications. ##Evidence-Data-START## Transcript exon combination :: BC000011.2, SRR3476690.246991.1 [ECO:0000332] RNAseq introns :: mixed/partial sample support SAMEA1965299, SAMEA1966682 [ECO:0000350] ##Evidence-Data-END## ##RefSeq-Attributes-START## MANE Ensembl match :: ENST00000301012.8/ ENSP00000301012.3 RefSeq Select criteria :: based on conservation, expression ##RefSeq-Attributes-END## Transcript (Including UTRs) Position: hg19 chr16:88,718,348-88,729,495 Size: 11,148 Total Exon Count: 10 Strand: - Coding Region Position: hg19 chr16:88,718,933-88,729,488 Size: 10,556 Coding Exon Count: 10
The RNAfold program from the Vienna RNA Package is used to perform the secondary structure predictions and folding calculations. The estimated folding energy is in kcal/mol. The more negative the energy, the more secondary structure the RNA is likely to have.
ModBase Predicted Comparative 3D Structure on P53602
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Orthologous Genes in Other Species
Orthologies between human, mouse, and rat are computed by taking the best BLASTP hit, and filtering out non-syntenic hits. For more distant species reciprocal-best BLASTP hits are used. Note that the absence of an ortholog in the table below may reflect incomplete annotations in the other species rather than a true absence of the orthologous gene.