The CAPN3 gene homepage

This database is one of the gene variant databases from the Leiden Muscular Dystrophy pages
General information
Gene symbol CAPN3
Gene name calpain 3, (p94)
Chromosome 15
Chromosomal band q15.1
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NG_008660.1
Transcript reference NM_000070.2
Exon/intron information NM_000070.2 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases LGMD2, LGMDD4, LGMDR1
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (2) Johan den Dunnen and Jacqui Beckmann
Total number of public variants reported 3848
Unique public DNA variants reported 843
Individuals with public variants 3213
Hidden variants 469
Notes This database is one of the gene variant databases from the:
Date created January 10, 1997
Date last updated January 28, 2023
Version CAPN3:230128

Graphical displays and utilities
Graphs Graphs displaying summary information of all variants in the database »
Reading frame checker The Reading-frame checker generates a prediction of the effect of whole-exon changes. Active for: NM_000070.2.
UCSC Genome Browser Show variants in the UCSC Genome Browser (full view, compact view)
Ensembl Genome Browser Show variants in the Ensembl Genome Browser (full view, compact view)
NCBI Sequence Viewer Show distribution histogram of variants in the NCBI Sequence Viewer

Links to other resources
Homepage URL
External URL CAPN3 gene hompage
HGNC 1480
Entrez Gene 825
PubMed articles CAPN3
OMIM - Gene 114240
OMIM - Diseases LGMDD4 (LGMD1I)
GeneCards CAPN3
GeneTests CAPN3
Orphanet CAPN3

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00004330 15 transcript variant 1 NM_000070.2 NP_000061.1 3848

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