BBS7 Back

Bardet-Biedl syndrome 7

External References:      Wikipedia GeneCards HUGO COSMIC Google Scholar

NCBI Description of BBS7

This gene encodes one of seven proteins that form the BBSome complex containing BBS1, BBS2, BBS4, BBS5, BBS7, BBS8 and BBS9. The BBSome complex is believed to recruit Rab8(GTP) to the primary cilium and promote ciliogenesis. The BBSome complex assembly is mediated by a complex composed of three chaperonin-like BBS proteins (BBS6, BBS10, and BBS12) and CCT/TRiC family chaperonins. Mutations in this gene are implicated in Bardet-Biedl syndrome, a genetic disorder whose symptoms include obesity, retinal degeneration, polydactyly and nephropathy; however, mutations in this gene and the BBS8 gene are thought to play a minor role and mutations in chaperonin-like BBS genes are found to be a major contributor to disease development in a multiethnic Bardet-Biedl syndrome patient population. Two transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms have been identified for this gene.

Community Annotation of BBS7 Add / Edit BBS7: Annotations

No community annotations yet for BBS7.
Sort mutations by: Tumor type  Mutation type  Position  
Straightedge cursor Expand

Figure notes

• "Mouse over" a mutation to see details.
• Missense green saturation indicates evolutionary conservation of the mutated positions.
• Red hashes in protein strip are splice sites.
• Blue-white-red bars are log2 copy ratio distributions (–1 to +1) from Zack et al. (2013).


BBS7 is highly significantly mutated in
BBS7 is significantly mutated in
BBS7 is near significance in

Click on a tumor type to see its full list of significant genes.

Data details

Mutation list for BBS7