The MSTN gene homepage

This database is one of the gene variant databases from the Leiden Muscular Dystrophy pages
General information
Gene symbol MSTN
Gene name myostatin
Chromosome 2
Chromosomal band q32.1
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference LRG_200
Transcript reference NM_005259.2
Exon/intron information NM_005259.2 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases MSLHP
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (1) Global Variome, with Curator vacancy
Total number of public variants reported 72
Unique public DNA variants reported 22
Individuals with public variants 300
Hidden variants 2
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Notes This database is one of the gene variant databases from the:

This database has been established with the help of the Bas Smal and Jara Skokan, students of the Hogeschool Leiden.
Date created August 09, 2008
Date last updated February 08, 2021
Version MSTN:210208

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_005259.2.
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 https://www.LOVD.nl/MSTN
HGNC 4223
Entrez Gene 2660
PubMed articles MSTN
OMIM - Gene 601788
OMIM - Diseases MSLHP (hypertrophy, muscle (MSLHP))
HGMD MSTN
GeneCards MSTN
GeneTests MSTN
Orphanet MSTN


Active transcripts


ID     

Chr     

Name     

NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

DescendingVariants     
00013975 2 myostatin NM_005259.2 NP_005250.1 72


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