The MECP2 gene homepage

General information
Gene symbol MECP2
Gene name methyl CpG binding protein 2 (Rett syndrome)
Chromosome X
Chromosomal band q28
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NG_007107.2
Transcript reference NM_001110792.1, NM_004992.3
Exon/intron information NM_004992.3 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases AS, AUTSX3, ID, MRXS13, MRXSL, RTT, encephalopathy, neonatal, severe
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (1) Henk van Kranen
Total number of public variants reported 4982
Unique public DNA variants reported 927
Individuals with public variants 5189
Hidden variants 82
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Notes Establishment of this gene variant database (LSDB) was supported by the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement No 200754 - the GEN2PHEN project.
Date created March 06, 2009
Date last updated August 10, 2022
Version MECP2:220810

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_004992.3.
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 "RettBASE"
NCBI MECP2 Variation Viewer
HGNC 6990
Entrez Gene 4204
PubMed articles MECP2
OMIM - Gene 300005
OMIM - Diseases AS (Angelman syndrome (AS))
AUTSX3 (autism, susceptibility to, X-linked, type 3 (AUTSX-3))
MRXS13 (mental retardation, X-linked, syndromic, type 13 (MRX13))
MRXSL (mental retardation, X-linked syndromic, Lubs type (MRXSL))
RTT (Rett syndrome (RTT))
encephalopathy, neonatal, severe
GeneCards MECP2
GeneTests MECP2
Orphanet MECP2

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00000067 X methyl CpG binding protein 2 (Rett syndrome) NM_004992.3 NP_004983.1 4913
00024031 X transcript variant 2 NM_001110792.1 NP_001104262.1 347

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