Full Name: Regulator Of G Protein Signaling 16
Genomic Location: Chromosome 1:182,598,623-182,604,413
Protein Size: 202 amino acids
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the 'regulator of G protein signaling' family. It inhibits signal transduction by increasing the GTPase activity of G protein alpha subunits. It also may play a role in regulating the kinetics of signaling in the phototransduction cascade.
- rs12736689 is linked to RGS16, it is located approximately 18,000 bases downstream.
- Population frequencies are approximately 96% for the reference allele (T) and 4% for the alternate allele (C).
- Studies suggest the T allele is associated with reduced likelihood of being a morning person.