ALFRED: allele frequency database
      The ALlele FREquency Database   
ALFRED is a resource of gene frequency data on human populations
supported by the Yale Center for Medical Informatics.
00ALFRED detailed record information

Locus Information

NameALFRED UIDLocus SymbolChromosomeBand Position
Maltase-glucoamylase (alpha-glucosidase)LO002739VMGAM 7q34
Synonyms: MG ; MGA ;
Sites List: 
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External Resources: Entrez Gene Locus Information   OMIM Locus Description   GDB Gene Information    UniGene   GenBank Sequence   
References: See References
Locus Description: This gene encodes maltase-glucoamylase, which is a brush border membrane enzyme that plays a role in the final steps of digestion of starch.Both are members of glycosyl hydrolase family 31, which has a variety of substrate specificities.
Sites within this locus ordered by their chromosomal position in the 37.3 NCBI build:
Site Name
(Navigates to ALFRED
dbSNP rs#
(Navigates to dbSNP
reference page)
Chr-PositionStatus# Populations
C___8876291_10rs1285938   141701356119
rs4726481rs4726481   14196860353

- Nichols BL, Avery S, Sen P, Swallow DM, Hahn D, Sterchi E "The maltase-glucoamylase gene: common ancestry to sucrase-isomaltase with complementary starch digestion activities". Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 100:1432-7. (2003)
Online citation.


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