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HMGCR

From SNPedia

is agene
is mentioned by
Full name3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase
EntrezGene3156
PheGenI3156
VariationViewer3156
ClinVarHMGCR
GeneCardsHMGCR
dbSNP3156
SADR3156
HugeNav3156
wikipediaHMGCR
googleHMGCR
gopubmedHMGCR
EVSHMGCR
HEFalMpHMGCR
MyGene2HMGCR
23andMeHMGCR
UniProtP04035
EnsemblENSG00000113161
OMIM142910
# SNPs11
 Max MagnitudeChromosome positionSummary
rs1004549775,340,659
rs1265426475,352,778
rs1291675,360,714
rs1723848475,352,671
rs17238540075,359,673
rs17244841075,347,030
rs3761740075,336,308
rs384666275,355,259
rs384666375,359,901
rs462957175,362,479
rs5908075,356,374

The HMGCR gene encodes HMG-CoA reductase, a protein best known as being the target for drugs designed to reduce cholesterol levels and thereby reduce the risk for heart disease.

SNPs in HMGCR can influence how well such drugs work; they include: