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HMDB Protein ID HMDBP01980
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • 7418
Name Glycophorin-B
  1. CD235b antigen
  2. PAS-3
  3. SS-active sialoglycoprotein
  4. Sialoglycoprotein delta
Gene Name GYPB
Protein Type Enzyme
Biological Properties
General Function Not Available
Specific Function This protein is a minor sialoglycoprotein in erythrocyte membranes
Pathways Not Available
Reactions Not Available
GO Classification
cell part
membrane part
intrinsic to membrane
integral to membrane
Cellular Location
  1. Cell membrane
  2. Single-pass type I membrane protein
Gene Properties
Chromosome Location Chromosome:4
Locus 4q28-q31
Gene Sequence
>276 bp
Protein Properties
Number of Residues 91
Molecular Weight 9795.6
Theoretical pI 9.73
Pfam Domain Function
  • 1-19
Transmembrane Regions
  • 60-81
Protein Sequence
GenBank ID Protein 61696948
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot ID P06028
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Entry Name GLPB_HUMAN
PDB IDs Not Available
GenBank Gene ID AY950609
GeneCard ID GYPB
GenAtlas ID GYPB
General References
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  2. Kudo S, Fukuda M: Structural organization of glycophorin A and B genes: glycophorin B gene evolved by homologous recombination at Alu repeat sequences. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1989 Jun;86(12):4619-23. [PubMed:2734312 ]
  3. Tate CG, Tanner MJ: Isolation of cDNA clones for human erythrocyte membrane sialoglycoproteins alpha and delta. Biochem J. 1988 Sep 15;254(3):743-50. [PubMed:3196288 ]
  4. Siebert PD, Fukuda M: Molecular cloning of a human glycophorin B cDNA: nucleotide sequence and genomic relationship to glycophorin A. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1987 Oct;84(19):6735-9. [PubMed:3477806 ]
  5. Storry JR, Reid ME, MacLennan S, Lubenko A, Nortman P: The low-incidence MNS antigens M(v), s(D), and Mit arise from single amino acid substitutions on GPB. Transfusion. 2001 Feb;41(2):269-75. [PubMed:11239234 ]
  6. Huang CH, Blumenfeld OO: Molecular genetics of human erythrocyte MiIII and MiVI glycophorins. Use of a pseudoexon in construction of two delta-alpha-delta hybrid genes resulting in antigenic diversification. J Biol Chem. 1991 Apr 15;266(11):7248-55. [PubMed:2016325 ]
  7. Dahr W, Beyreuther K, Moulds J, Unger P: Hybrid glycophorins from human erythrocyte membranes. I. Isolation and complete structural analysis of the hybrid sialoglycoprotein from Dantu-positive red cells of the N.E. variety. Eur J Biochem. 1987 Jul 1;166(1):31-6. [PubMed:3595615 ]
  8. Blanchard D, Dahr W, Hummel M, Latron F, Beyreuther K, Cartron JP: Glycophorins B and C from human erythrocyte membranes. Purification and sequence analysis. J Biol Chem. 1987 Apr 25;262(12):5808-11. [PubMed:3571235 ]
  9. Huang CH, Spruell P, Moulds JJ, Blumenfeld OO: Molecular basis for the human erythrocyte glycophorin specifying the Miltenberger class I (MiI) phenotype. Blood. 1992 Jul 1;80(1):257-63. [PubMed:1611092 ]
  10. Nakada H, Inoue M, Numata Y, Tanaka N, Funakoshi I, Fukui S, Mellors A, Yamashina I: Epitopic structure of Tn glycophorin A for an anti-Tn antibody (MLS 128). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1993 Mar 15;90(6):2495-9. [PubMed:7681597 ]