RHO gene homepage

This database is one of the "Eye disease" gene variant databases.
General information
Gene symbol RHO
Gene name rhodopsin
Chromosome 3
Chromosomal band q21-q24
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference NG_009115.1
Transcript reference NM_000539.3
Exon/intron information NM_000539.3 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases CSNBAD-1, RP-4, fundus albipunctatus (retinitis punctata albescens (RPA))
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (2) Kerry Goetz and Robert Hufnagel
Total number of public variants reported 104
Unique public DNA variants reported 78
Individuals with public variants 160
Hidden variants 1
Download all this gene's data Download all data
Notes This database is one of the "Eye disease" gene variant databases.
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 July 24, 2019
Version RHO: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_000539.3.
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 https://www.LOVD.nl/RHO
External URL Orphanet
Mutations of the Rhodopsin Gene
HGNC 10012
Entrez Gene 6010
PubMed articles RHO
OMIM - Gene 180380
OMIM - Diseases CSNBAD-1 (blindness, night, stationary, congenital, autosomal dominant, type 1 (CSNBAD-1))
RP-4 (retinitis pigmentosa, type 4 (RP-4))
fundus albipunctatus (retinitis punctata albescens (RPA))
GeneCards RHO
GeneTests RHO

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00001707 3 rhodopsin NM_000539.3 NP_000530.1 104

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