SMG9 Involved in nonsense-mediated decay (NMD) of mRNAs containing premature stop codons. Is recruited by release factors to stalled ribosomes together with SMG1 and SMG8 (forming the SMG1C protein kinase complex) and, in the SMG1C complex, is required for the efficient association between SMG1 and SMG8. Plays a role in brain, heart, and eye development. Belongs to the SMG9 family. 2 alternatively spliced human isoforms have been reported. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: RNA processing
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 19q13.31
Cellular Component:  cytosol
Molecular Function:  identical protein binding; protein binding
Biological Process:  brain development; eye development; heart development; nuclear-transcribed mRNA catabolic process, nonsense-mediated decay
Disease: Heart And Brain Malformation Syndrome
Reference #:  Q9H0W8 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: C19orf61; chromosome 19 open reading frame 61; DKFZp564H1322; F17127_1; FLJ12886; Protein smg-9 homolog; Protein SMG9; SMG-9; SMG9
Gene Symbols: SMG9
Molecular weight: 57,651 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 6.52  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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