The SGCA gene homepage

This database is one of the gene variant databases from the Leiden Muscular Dystrophy pages
General information
Gene symbol SGCA
Gene name sarcoglycan, alpha (50kDa dystrophin-associated glycoprotein)
Chromosome 17
Chromosomal band q21
Imprinted Unknown
Genomic reference LRG_203
Transcript reference NM_000023.2
Exon/intron information NM_000023.2 exon/intron table
Associated with diseases LGMD2, LGMD2D
Citation reference(s) -
Refseq URL Genomic reference sequence
Curators (1) Global Variome, with Curator vacancy
Total number of public variants reported 998
Unique public DNA variants reported 229
Individuals with public variants 752
Hidden variants 11
Notes This database is one of the gene variant databases from the:
Date created January 10, 1997
Date last updated January 20, 2023
Version SGCA:230120

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_000023.2.
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
External URL SGCA homepage Leiden Muscular Dystrophy pages
HGNC 10805
Entrez Gene 6442
PubMed articles SGCA
OMIM - Gene 600119
OMIM - Diseases LGMD2D (LGMDR3)
GeneCards SGCA
GeneTests SGCA
Orphanet SGCA

Active transcripts




NCBI ID     

NCBI Protein ID     

00018798 17 transcript variant 1 NM_000023.2 NP_000014.1 998

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