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homogentisate 1,2-dioxygenase (homogentisate oxidase)

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NCBI Description of HGD

This gene encodes the enzyme homogentisate 1,2 dioxygenase. This enzyme is involved in the catabolism of the amino acids tyrosine and phenylalanine. Mutations in this gene are the cause of the autosomal recessive metabolism disorder alkaptonuria.

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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).


HGD is highly significantly mutated in
HGD is significantly mutated in
HGD is near significance in

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Data details

Mutation list for HGD