hCG   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 1160

Synonyms: CG | human chorionic gonadotropin
Comment: hCG is a heterodimeric protein, consisting of an α subunit (CGA; that it shares with LH, FSH and TSH) and a unique β subunit (CGB3).
Species: Human
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Classification Click here for help
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Synonyms Click here for help
CG | human chorionic gonadotropin
Gene/Precursor Click here for help
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
CGA glycoprotein hormones, alpha polypeptide Human glycoprotein hormones alpha chain chorionic gonadotropin, alpha polypeptide, follicle-stimulating hormone alpha subunit, FSHA, glycoprotein hormones alpha chain, GPHa, GPHA1, HCG, LHA, luteinizing hormone alpha chain, lutropin alpha chain, thyroid-stimulating hormone alpha chain, TSHA
CGB3 chorionic gonadotropin subunit beta 3 Human chorionic gonadotropin, beta polypeptide precursor CGB, CGB3, chorionic gonadotropin, beta polypeptide, chorionic gonadotropin beta subunit 3
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Specialist databases
GPCRdb Ligand hCG
Other databases
Ensembl Gene ENSG00000135346 (Hs), ENSG00000104827 (Hs)
GtoPdb PubChem SID 135651787
Human Protein Atlas ENSG00000135346 (Hs), ENSG00000104827 (Hs)
Wikipedia Human_chorionic_gonadotropin