LOVD PCDH15 homepage

General information
Gene name protocadherin-related 15
Gene symbol PCDH15
Chromosome Location 10q21.1
Database location grenada.lumc.nl
Curator david baux
PubMed references View all (unique) PubMed references in the PCDH15 database
Date of creation March 02, 2010
Last update December 06, 2017
Version PCDH15 171206
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Reference sequence file Genomic reference sequence for describing sequence variants
Genomic refseq ID NG_009191.1
Transcript refseq ID NM_033056.3
Exon/intron information Exon/intron information table
Total number of unique DNA variants reported 178
Total number of individuals with variant(s) 244
Total number of variants reported 710
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Montpellier Usher Group
Please note that you can directly access the PCDH15 database using the following URL:


To properly acknowledge LOVD-USHBases, please cite Roux et al., 2011

Last paper:Bonnet et al., 2016

Graphical displays and utilities
Summary tables Summary of all sequence variants in the PCDH15 database, sorted by type of variant (with graphical displays and statistics)
Reading-frame checker The Reading-frame checker generates a prediction of the effect of whole-exon changes
UCSC Genome Browser Show variants in the UCSC Genome Browser (compact view)
Ensembl Genome Browser Show variants in the Ensembl Genome Browser (compact view)
NCBI Sequence Viewer Show distribution histogram of variants in the NCBI Sequence Viewer

Sequence variant tables
Unique sequence variants Listing of all unique sequence variants in the PCDH15 database, without patient data
Complete sequence variant listing Listing of all sequence variants in the PCDH15 database
Variants with no known pathogenicity Listing of all PCDH15 variants reported to have no noticeable phenotypic effect (note: excluding variants of unknown effect)

Search the database
By type of variant View all sequence variants of a certain type
Simple search Query the database by selecting the most important variables (exon number, type of variant, disease phenotype)
Advanced search Query the database by selecting a combination of variables
Based on patient origin View all variants based on your patient origin search terms

Links to other resources
HGNC 14674
Entrez Gene 65217
OMIM - Gene 605514
UniProtKB (SwissProt/TrEMBL) Q96QU1
GeneCards PCDH15
GeneTests PCDH15
External link #1 Orphanet
External link #2 KMeyeDB
External link #3 CCMHC Molecular Genetics Laboratory Mutation Database
External link #4 USMA (Usher Syndrome Missense Analysis)
External link #5 Deafness Variation Database
External link #6 MoBiDiC

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