XB-FEAT-479642

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mybpc3

This is the community wiki page for the gene mybpc3 please feel free to add any information that is relevant to this gene that is not already captured elsewhere in Xenbase.

nomenclature changes

10.18.2019 Human name has changed for Entrez Gene: 4607. From myosin binding protein C, cardiac to myosin binding protein C3


Summary from NCBI for human MYBPC3

MYBPC3 encodes the cardiac isoform of myosin-binding protein C. Myosin-binding protein C is a myosin-associated protein found in the cross-bridge-bearing zone (C region) of A bands in striated muscle. MYBPC3, the cardiac isoform, is expressed exclusively in heart muscle. Regulatory phosphorylation of the cardiac isoform in vivo by cAMP-dependent protein kinase (PKA) upon adrenergic stimulation may be linked to modulation of cardiac contraction. Mutations in MYBPC3 are one cause of familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]


note: mybpc3 in Xenopus expressed strongly in heart AND the head and trunk somites.