Gene Symbol: MTMR6
Description: myotubularin related protein 6
Alias: myotubularin-related protein 6
Species: human
Products:     MTMR6

Top Publications

  1. Laporte J, Blondeau F, Buj Bello A, Tentler D, Kretz C, Dahl N, et al. Characterization of the myotubularin dual specificity phosphatase gene family from yeast to human. Hum Mol Genet. 1998;7:1703-12 pubmed
    ..Comparison of the various genes allowed construction of a phylogenetic tree and reveals conserved residues which may be essential for function. These genes may be good candidates for other genetic diseases. ..
  2. Srivastava S, Li Z, Lin L, Liu G, Ko K, Coetzee W, et al. The phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphate phosphatase myotubularin- related protein 6 (MTMR6) is a negative regulator of the Ca2+-activated K+ channel KCa3.1. Mol Cell Biol. 2005;25:3630-8 pubmed
    ..1 (also known as KCa4, IKCa1, hIK1, or SK4), that specifically interacts with the MTMR6 subfamily of MTMs via coiled coil (CC) domains on both proteins. Overexpression of MTMR6 inhibited K(Ca)3...
  3. Lorenzo O, Urbé S, Clague M. Systematic analysis of myotubularins: heteromeric interactions, subcellular localisation and endosome related functions. J Cell Sci. 2006;119:2953-9 pubmed
    ..Despite this, only MTMR4 exerts any effect on EGF receptor trafficking and degradation, which is more pronounced with a phosphatase inactive form of MTMR4 and requires an intact FYVE domain. ..
  4. Srivastava S, Ko K, Choudhury P, Li Z, Johnson A, Nadkarni V, et al. Phosphatidylinositol-3 phosphatase myotubularin-related protein 6 negatively regulates CD4 T cells. Mol Cell Biol. 2006;26:5595-602 pubmed
    ..phosphatase [PI(3)P] for activation and is inhibited by the PI(3)P phosphatase myotubularin-related protein 6 (MTMR6). Moreover, by inhibiting KCa3...
  5. Zou J, Chang S, Marjanovic J, Majerus P. MTMR9 increases MTMR6 enzyme activity, stability, and role in apoptosis. J Biol Chem. 2009;284:2064-71 pubmed publisher
    Myotubularin-related protein 6 (MTMR6) is a catalytically active member of the myotubularin (MTM) family, which is composed of 14 proteins...
  6. Maekawa M, Terasaka S, Mochizuki Y, Kawai K, Ikeda Y, Araki N, et al. Sequential breakdown of 3-phosphorylated phosphoinositides is essential for the completion of macropinocytosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:E978-87 pubmed publisher
    ..elegans mutants defective in fluid-phase endocytosis, we found that mammalian phosphoinositide phosphatase MTMR6 that dephosphorylates PI(3)P to PI, and its binding partner MTMR9, are required for macropinocytosis...
  7. Schaletzky J, Dove S, Short B, Lorenzo O, Clague M, Barr F. Phosphatidylinositol-5-phosphate activation and conserved substrate specificity of the myotubularin phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphatases. Curr Biol. 2003;13:504-9 pubmed
    ..We have investigated MTM1 and MTMR6 and find that they use PtdIns(3,5)P2 in addition to PtdIns3P as a substrate in vitro...
  8. Nandurkar H, Layton M, Laporte J, Selan C, Corcoran L, Caldwell K, et al. Identification of myotubularin as the lipid phosphatase catalytic subunit associated with the 3-phosphatase adapter protein, 3-PAP. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003;100:8660-5 pubmed
    ..Collectively these studies indicate 3-PAP functions as an "adapter" for myotubularin, regulating myotubularin intracellular location and thereby altering the phenotype resulting from myotubularin overexpression. ..
  9. Mochizuki Y, Majerus P. Characterization of myotubularin-related protein 7 and its binding partner, myotubularin-related protein 9. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003;100:9768-73 pubmed
    ..The binding of MTMR9 increased the Ins(1,3)P2 phosphatase activity of MTMR7. Our results show that MTMR7 forms a complex with MTMR9 and dephosphorylates phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphate and Ins(1,3)P2 in neuronal cells. ..

More Information


  1. Leparc G, Mitra R. Non-EST-based prediction of novel alternatively spliced cassette exons with cell signaling function in Caenorhabditis elegans and human. Nucleic Acids Res. 2007;35:3192-202 pubmed
    ..Overall, PASE was able to uncover 59 novel alternative cassette exons in C. elegans and humans through a genome-wide ab initio prediction method that enriches for exons involved in signaling. ..
  2. Zou J, Zhang C, Marjanovic J, Kisseleva M, Majerus P, Wilson M. Myotubularin-related protein (MTMR) 9 determines the enzymatic activity, substrate specificity, and role in autophagy of MTMR8. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:9539-44 pubmed publisher
    ..We studied a subfamily of homologous myotubularins, including myotubularin-related protein 6 (MTMR6), MTMR7, and MTMR8, all of which dimerize with the catalytically inactive MTMR9...
  3. Mochizuki Y, Ohashi R, Kawamura T, Iwanari H, Kodama T, Naito M, et al. Phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphatase myotubularin-related protein 6 (MTMR6) is regulated by small GTPase Rab1B in the early secretory and autophagic pathways. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:1009-21 pubmed publisher
    ..We prepared anti-myotubularin-related protein 6 (MTMR6) monoclonal antibody and used it to study the regulatory mechanism of MTMR6...