GHR gene homepage

A Growth Genetics Consortium gene variant database
General information
Gene symbol GHR
Gene name growth hormone receptor
Chromosome 5
Chromosomal band p14-p12
Imprinted Not imprinted
Genomic reference NG_011688.1
Transcript reference NM_000163.4
Exon/intron information NM_000163.4 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases FH, GHIP, Laron
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (3) MO Savage, Ron Rosenfeld and Vivian Hwa
Total number of public variants reported 115
Unique public DNA variants reported 67
Individuals with public variants 135
Hidden variants 32
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Notes Establishment of this gene variant database (LSDB) was supported by the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden (Nederland) with the help of the Growth Genetics Consortium.
Date created June 01, 2008
Date last updated October 17, 2016
Version GHR:161017

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_000163.4.
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 Orphanet
Growth Genetics Consortium
HGNC 4263
Entrez Gene 2690
PubMed articles GHR
OMIM - Gene 600946
OMIM - Diseases FH (hypercholesterolemia, familial (FH))
GHIP (hormomen, growth, insensitivity, partial (GHIP))
Laron (Laron syndrome)
GeneCards GHR
GeneTests GHR

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00008497 5 transcript variant 1 NM_000163.4 NP_000154.1 115

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