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Aliases for ALDOA Gene

Aliases for ALDOA Gene

  • Aldolase, Fructose-Bisphosphate A 2 3 5
  • Aldolase A, Fructose-Bisphosphate 2 3
  • Lung Cancer Antigen NY-LU-1 3 4
  • Muscle-Type Aldolase 3 4
  • EC 4 63
  • ALDA 3 4
  • Epididymis Secretory Sperm Binding Protein Li 87p 3
  • Fructose-1,6-Bisphosphate Triosephosphate-Lyase 3
  • HEL-S-87p 3
  • GSD12 3

External Ids for ALDOA Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ALDOA Gene

  • GC16M029079
  • GC16P030386
  • GC16P030062
  • GC16P030102
  • GC16P029971
  • GC16P027726

Summaries for ALDOA Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ALDOA Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene, Aldolase A (fructose-bisphosphate aldolase), is a glycolytic enzyme that catalyzes the reversible conversion of fructose-1,6-bisphosphate to glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate and dihydroxyacetone phosphate. Three aldolase isozymes (A, B, and C), encoded by three different genes, are differentially expressed during development. Aldolase A is found in the developing embryo and is produced in even greater amounts in adult muscle. Aldolase A expression is repressed in adult liver, kidney and intestine and similar to aldolase C levels in brain and other nervous tissue. Aldolase A deficiency has been associated with myopathy and hemolytic anemia. Alternative splicing and alternative promoter usage results in multiple transcript variants. Related pseudogenes have been identified on chromosomes 3 and 10. [provided by RefSeq, Aug 2011]

GeneCards Summary for ALDOA Gene

ALDOA (Aldolase, Fructose-Bisphosphate A) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ALDOA include Glycogen Storage Disease Xii and Glycogen Storage Disease Due To Aldolase A Deficiency. Among its related pathways are Glycosaminoglycan metabolism and Glucose / Energy Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include poly(A) RNA binding and actin binding. An important paralog of this gene is ALDOB.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ALDOA Gene

  • Plays a key role in glycolysis and gluconeogenesis. In addition, may also function as scaffolding protein (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for ALDOA Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ALDOA Gene

Genomics for ALDOA Gene

Regulatory Elements for ALDOA Gene

Enhancers for ALDOA Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around ALDOA on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for ALDOA Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around ALDOA on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the ALDOA gene promoter:

Genomic Location for ALDOA Gene

30,053,090 bp from pter
30,070,457 bp from pter
17,368 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for ALDOA Gene

Genes around ALDOA on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ALDOA Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ALDOA Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ALDOA Gene

Proteins for ALDOA Gene

  • Protein details for ALDOA Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Fructose-bisphosphate aldolase A
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B4DXI7
    • Q6FH76
    • Q6FI10
    • Q96B15
    • Q9BWD9
    • Q9UCN2

    Protein attributes for ALDOA Gene

    364 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    39420 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homotetramer. Interacts with SNX9 and WAS (By similarity). Interacts with FBP2; the interaction blocks FBP2 inhibition by physiological concentrations of AMP and reduces inhibition by Ca(2+).
    • In vertebrates, three forms of this ubiquitous glycolytic enzyme are found, aldolase A in muscle, aldolase B in liver and aldolase C in brain.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for ALDOA Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for ALDOA Gene


neXtProt entry for ALDOA Gene

Proteomics data for ALDOA Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for ALDOA Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys 14, Lys 28, Lys 87, Lys 108, Lys 294, Lys 312, Lys 318, Lys 322, Lys 330, and Lys 342
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for ALDOA (ALDOA)

Domains & Families for ALDOA Gene

Protein Domains for ALDOA Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ALDOA Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the class I fructose-bisphosphate aldolase family.
  • Belongs to the class I fructose-bisphosphate aldolase family.
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No data available for Gene Families for ALDOA Gene

Function for ALDOA Gene

Molecular function for ALDOA Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
aldolase A,fructose-bisphosphate,expressed in muscle (M type),and in most other tissues,(N and H types),overexpressed in most lung cancers,homotetramer,fructose metabolism,energy pathway,more affinity for F-1-P than for F-1,6-P
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot BiophysicochemicalProperties:
Kinetic parameters: KM=52 uM for fructose 1,6-bisphosphate (at 30 degrees Celsius) {ECO:0000269 PubMed:14766013}; Temperature dependence: Thermal denaturation midpoint (Tm) is 54.4 degrees Celsius. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:14766013};
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
D-fructose 1,6-bisphosphate = glycerone phosphate + D-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Plays a key role in glycolysis and gluconeogenesis. In addition, may also function as scaffolding protein (By similarity).

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for ALDOA Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ALDOA Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0042802 identical protein binding TAS 14766013
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Human Phenotype Ontology for ALDOA Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Model Products

miRNA for ALDOA Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target ALDOA

No data available for Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ALDOA Gene

Localization for ALDOA Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ALDOA Gene

Cytoplasm, myofibril, sarcomere, I band. Cytoplasm, myofibril, sarcomere, M line. Note=In skeletal muscle, accumulates around the M line and within the I band, colocalizing with FBP2 on both sides of the Z line in the absence of Ca(2+). {ECO:0000250}.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ALDOA Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ALDOA gene
Compartment Confidence
cytoskeleton 5
cytosol 5
extracellular 5
nucleus 5
chloroplast 2
mitochondrion 2
lysosome 1
peroxisome 1
vacuole 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ALDOA Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
GO:0015629 actin cytoskeleton IDA 9244396
GO:0016020 membrane IDA 19946888
GO:0031093 platelet alpha granule lumen TAS --
GO:0031430 M band IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for ALDOA Gene

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Pathways by source for ALDOA Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot P04075-ALDOA_HUMAN

  • Pathway: Carbohydrate degradation; glycolysis; D-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate and glycerone phosphate from D-glucose: step 4/4.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ALDOA Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005975 carbohydrate metabolic process TAS --
GO:0006000 fructose metabolic process IMP 14615364
GO:0006754 ATP biosynthetic process IMP 14615364
GO:0006941 striated muscle contraction IMP 14615364
GO:0007596 blood coagulation TAS --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for ALDOA Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ALDOA Gene

(13) Drugs for ALDOA Gene - From: DrugBank, HMDB, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Zinc Approved Pharma 2102
1,3-Dihydroxyacetonephosphate Experimental Pharma Target 0
1,6-DI-O-PHOSPHONO-D-MANNITOL Experimental Pharma Target 0
1,6-Fructose Diphosphate (Linear Form) Experimental Pharma Target 0

(18) Additional Compounds for ALDOA Gene - From: HMDB and Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
fructose 1-phosphate
  • D-Fructose 1-phosphate
  • D-Fructose-1-P
  • D-Fructose-1-phosphate
  • Fructose 1-phosphate
  • Fructose-1-P
  • (+/-)-2,3-dihydroxy-Propanal
  • (+/-)-Glyceraldehyde
  • 2,3-Dihydroxypropanal
  • 2,3-Dihydroxypropionaldehyde
  • alpha,beta-Dihydroxypropionaldehyde
beta-D-Fructose 1,6-bisphosphate
D-Erythrose 4-phosphate
  • D-Erythrose 4-phosphate
  • D-Erythrose 4-PO4
  • D-Erythrose-4-P
  • D-Erythrose-4-phosphate
  • Erythrose 4-phosphate
Dihydroxyacetone phosphate
  • 1,3-Dihydroxy-2-Propanone mono(dihydrogen phosphate)
  • 1,3-Dihydroxy-2-propanone phosphate
  • 1,3-Dihydroxyacetone 1-phosphate
  • 1-Hydroxy-3-(phosphonooxy)-2-Propanone
  • 1-Hydroxy-3-(phosphonooxy)acetone
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Transcripts for ALDOA Gene

Unigene Clusters for ALDOA Gene

Aldolase A, fructose-bisphosphate:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ALDOA Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d · 1e ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5a · 5b · 5c ^ 6a · 6b · 6c ^ 7a · 7b · 7c ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9a · 9b · 9c · 9d ·
SP1: - - - - - - - - -
SP2: - - - - - - - - -
SP3: - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - -
SP6: - - - - - - -
SP9: - - - - - - -
SP10: - - - - -
SP16: - - -
SP17: - - - -
SP18: - - - - - -
SP19: - - - - -
SP20: -
SP21: - - - - - -
SP23: -

ExUns: 9e ^ 10 ^ 11a · 11b · 11c ^ 12a · 12b · 12c ^ 13 ^ 14a · 14b · 14c ^ 15a · 15b · 15c ^ 16 ^ 17a · 17b ^ 18a · 18b ^ 19a · 19b
SP1: - - - -
SP2: - - - -
SP3: - - - -
SP4: - - - -
SP5: - - -
SP6: - - -
SP7: - -
SP8: - - - - -
SP9: - - - - -
SP10: - -
SP11: - - - -
SP12: - - -
SP13: - -
SP15: -
SP18: - -
SP21: - -

Relevant External Links for ALDOA Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ALDOA Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ALDOA Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for ALDOA Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Muscle - Skeletal (x10.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for ALDOA Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Tonsil (6.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for ALDOA Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ALDOA Gene Hs.513490

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Protein tissue co-expression partners for ALDOA Gene

- Elite partner

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ALDOA Gene

Orthologs for ALDOA Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for ALDOA Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ALDOA 35
  • 92.12 (n)
  • 97.8 (a)
  • 98 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ALDOA 35
  • 91.75 (n)
  • 94.71 (a)
-- 36
  • 95 (a)
-- 36
  • 56 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Aldoa 35
  • 90.11 (n)
  • 94.5 (a)
Aldoa 16
Aldoa 36
  • 94 (a)
Aldoart1 36
  • 89 (a)
Aldoart2 36
  • 93 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ALDOA 35
  • 99.36 (n)
  • 99.45 (a)
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Aldoa 35
  • 89.29 (n)
  • 96.98 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ALDOA 36
  • 64 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ALDOA 36
  • 79 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ALDOA 36
  • 92 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia aldoa 35
  • 80.68 (n)
  • 89.29 (a)
Str.6670 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia MGC53030 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii -- 35
aldoaa 35
  • 75.64 (n)
  • 84.34 (a)
aldoaa 36
  • 84 (a)
aldoab 36
  • 84 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.2063 35
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Ald 37
  • 69 (a)
CG5432 37
  • 57 (a)
Ald 36
  • 69 (a)
CG5432 36
  • 56 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea F01F1.12a 37
  • 65 (a)
F01F1.12b 37
  • 64 (a)
T05D4.1 37
  • 67 (a)
aldo-2 35
  • 63.11 (n)
  • 66.29 (a)
aldo-1 36
  • 66 (a)
aldo-2 36
  • 65 (a)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os.46386 35
Os08g0120600 35
  • 62.67 (n)
  • 61.43 (a)
(Zea mays)
Liliopsida Zm.7177 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.11039 36
  • 68 (a)
Species with no ortholog for ALDOA:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for ALDOA Gene

Gene Tree for ALDOA (if available)
Gene Tree for ALDOA (if available)

Paralogs for ALDOA Gene

Paralogs for ALDOA Gene Pseudogenes for ALDOA Gene

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Variants for ALDOA Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ALDOA Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 16 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_000550 Glycogen storage disease 12 (GSD12)
VAR_044142 Glycogen storage disease 12 (GSD12)
VAR_044143 Glycogen storage disease 12 (GSD12)
rs138824667 Glycogen storage disease 12 (GSD12) 30,070,156(+) CGAGC(A/G)GTCAG reference, missense
rs11553107 - 30,067,581(+) TCCAT(C/G)AGACA reference, missense

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ALDOA Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv2668n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv833187 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv905720 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv846e1 CNV Complex 17122850

Variation tolerance for ALDOA Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 25% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.37; 27.00% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for ALDOA Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ALDOA Gene

Disorders for ALDOA Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(9) MalaCards diseases for ALDOA Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Orphanet, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
glycogen storage disease xii
  • glycogen storage disease type 12
glycogen storage disease due to aldolase a deficiency
  • glycogen storage disease type 12
melanoma-associated retinopathy
hemolytic anemia
  • anemia hemolytic
eumycotic mycetoma
  • eumycetoma
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search ALDOA in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases


  • Glycogen storage disease 12 (GSD12) [MIM:611881]: A metabolic disorder associated with increased hepatic glycogen and hemolytic anemia. It may lead to myopathy with exercise intolerance and rhabdomyolysis. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:14615364, ECO:0000269 PubMed:14766013, ECO:0000269 PubMed:2825199, ECO:0000269 PubMed:8598869}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Genatlas disease for ALDOA Gene

hemolytic anemia

Relevant External Links for ALDOA

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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Publications for ALDOA Gene

  1. Hemolytic anemia and severe rhabdomyolysis caused by compound heterozygous mutations of the gene for erythrocyte/muscle isozyme of aldolase, ALDOA(Arg303X/Cys338Tyr). (PMID: 14615364) Yao D.C. … Neufeld E.J. (Blood 2004) 3 4 23 48 67
  2. Identification of melanoma antigens using a Serological Proteome Approach (SERPA). (PMID: 20181627) Suzuki A. … Akiyama Y. (Cancer Genomics Proteomics 2010) 3 23
  3. Fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolase A is involved in HaCaT cell migration by inducing lamellipodia formation. (PMID: 20362419) Tochio T. … Hosoya H. (J. Dermatol. Sci. 2010) 3 23
  4. Evolutionary conserved N-terminal region of human muscle fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase regulates its activity and the interaction with aldolase. (PMID: 18214967) Gizak A. … Rakus D. (Proteins 2008) 3 23
  5. VDAC2 and aldolase A identified as membrane proteins of K562 cells with increased expression under iron deprivation. (PMID: 18278581) Valis K. … Kovar J. (Mol. Cell. Biochem. 2008) 3 23

Products for ALDOA Gene

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