UCHL1 - Ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase isozyme L1 - human protein (Medical)
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UCHL1 »  Ubiquitin carboxyl-terminal hydrolase isozyme L1   [ EC 6.-.-.- ]  (UCH-L1)
Protein also known as:  Neuron cytoplasmic protein 9.5.
Gene name:  UCHL1
Family name: Peptidase C12
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Displayed isoform: Iso 1



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Parkinson disease 5 (PARK5) [MIM:613643]: A complex neurodegenerative disorder with manifestations ranging from typical Parkinson disease to dementia with Lewy bodies. Clinical features include parkinsonian symptoms (resting tremor, rigidity, postural instability and bradykinesia), dementia, diffuse Lewy body pathology, autonomic dysfunction, hallucinations and paranoia. The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.  
  • UniProtKB
Neurodegeneration with optic atrophy, childhood-onset (NDGOA) [MIM:615491]: A progressive neurodegenerative syndrome characterized by childhood onset blindness, cerebellar ataxia, nystagmus, dorsal column dysfuction, and spasticity with upper motor neuron dysfunction. The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.  
  • UniProtKB
According to Orphanet, this protein is involved in the following diseases:
Early-onset progressive neurodegeneration - blindness - ataxia - spasticity  352654  
Young adult-onset Parkinsonism  2828  


Disease mutation  definition   [KW-0225]
Neurodegeneration  definition   [KW-0523]
Parkinson disease  definition   [KW-0907]
Parkinsonism  definition   [KW-0908]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]

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Organism-specific databases
CTD: 7345
GeneReviews: UCHL1
MalaCards: UCHL1
MIM: 615491
MIM: 613643
PharmGKB: PA37160
Polymorphism and mutation databases
BioMuta: UCHL1
DMDM: 136681
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