MERTK gene homepage

This database is one of the "Eye disease" gene variant databases.
General information
Gene symbol MERTK
Gene name c-mer proto-oncogene tyrosine kinase
Chromosome 2
Chromosomal band q14.1
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NG_011607.1
Transcript reference NM_006343.2
Exon/intron information NM_006343.2 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases RP, RP-38
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (2) Isabelle Audo and Christina Zeitz
Total number of public variants reported 191
Unique public DNA variants reported 139
Individuals with public variants 1356
Hidden variants 2
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Notes This database is one of the "Eye disease" gene variant databases.
Establishment of this gene variant database (LSDB) was supported by the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden, Nederland.
Date created July 06, 2012
Date last updated July 24, 2019
Version MERTK:190724

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_006343.2.
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
HGNC 7027
Entrez Gene 10461
PubMed articles MERTK
OMIM - Gene 604705
OMIM - Diseases RP-38 (retinitis pigmentosa, type 38 (RP-38))
GeneCards MERTK
GeneTests MERTK

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00012010 2 c-mer proto-oncogene tyrosine kinase NM_006343.2 NP_006334.2 191

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