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HMDB Protein ID HMDBP00637
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • 5909
  • HMDBP07182
Name Retinal rod rhodopsin-sensitive cGMP 3',5'-cyclic phosphodiesterase subunit gamma
  1. GMP-PDE gamma
Gene Name PDE6G
Protein Type Enzyme
Biological Properties
General Function Involved in 3',5'-cyclic-nucleotide phosphodiesterase activity
Specific Function Participates in processes of transmission and amplification of the visual signal. cGMP-PDEs are the effector molecules in G-protein-mediated phototransduction in vertebrate rods and cones.
  • Phototransduction
  • Purine metabolism
Guanosine 3',5'-cyclic phosphate + Water → Guanosine monophosphate details
GO Classification
Biological Process
blood coagulation
visual perception
activation of MAPK activity
positive regulation of epidermal growth factor receptor signaling pathway
positive regulation of G-protein coupled receptor protein signaling pathway
Cellular Component
hydrolase activity, acting on ester bonds
catalytic activity
hydrolase activity
gmp binding
cgmp binding
cyclic-nucleotide phosphodiesterase activity
3',5'-cyclic-nucleotide phosphodiesterase activity
nucleoside binding
purine nucleoside binding
phosphoric ester hydrolase activity
phosphoric diester hydrolase activity
Molecular Function
3',5'-cyclic-GMP phosphodiesterase activity
cGMP binding
enzyme inhibitor activity
multicellular organismal process
system process
neurological system process
sensory perception
sensory perception of light stimulus
visual perception
Cellular Location
  1. Cytoplasmic
Gene Properties
Chromosome Location 17
Locus 17q25
Gene Sequence
>264 bp
Protein Properties
Number of Residues 87
Molecular Weight 9643.09
Theoretical pI 9.487
Pfam Domain Function
Signals Not Available
Transmembrane Regions Not Available
Protein Sequence
>Retinal rod rhodopsin-sensitive cGMP 3',5'-cyclic phosphodiesterase subunit gamma
GenBank ID Protein Not Available
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot ID P18545
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Entry Name CNRG_HUMAN
GenBank Gene ID M36476
GeneCard ID PDE6G
GenAtlas ID PDE6G
General References
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