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Aliases for ALKBH6 Gene

Aliases for ALKBH6 Gene

  • AlkB Homolog 6 2 3 5
  • Alkylated DNA Repair Protein AlkB Homolog 6 3 4
  • ABH6 3 4
  • Alpha-Ketoglutarate-Dependent Dioxygenase AlkB Homolog 6 3
  • Probable Alpha-Ketoglutarate-Dependent Dioxygenase ABH6 3
  • AlkB, Alkylation Repair Homolog 6 (E. Coli) 2
  • AlkB, Alkylation Repair Homolog 6 3
  • Alkylation Repair Homolog 6 3
  • EC 1.14.11.- 4

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ALKBH6 Gene

  • GC19M041192
  • GC19M036500
  • GC19M033005

Summaries for ALKBH6 Gene

GeneCards Summary for ALKBH6 Gene

ALKBH6 (AlkB Homolog 6) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ALKBH6 include Rhabdomyosarcoma 2, Alveolar. GO annotations related to this gene include oxidoreductase activity and oxidoreductase activity, acting on paired donors, with incorporation or reduction of molecular oxygen, 2-oxoglutarate as one donor, and incorporation of one atom each of oxygen into both donors.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ALKBH6 Gene

  • Probable dioxygenase that requires molecular oxygen, alpha-ketoglutarate and iron.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ALKBH6 Gene

Genomics for ALKBH6 Gene

Regulatory Elements for ALKBH6 Gene

Enhancers for ALKBH6 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH19G035879 1.4 Ensembl ENCODE 11.9 +134.2 134243 0.4 PKNOX1 MLX ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 SLC30A9 ZNF766 ZNF143 ZNF345 ZNF850 TMEM147-AS1 ZNF567 ZNF529 HAUS5 ZFP82 LINC00665 LOC728752 ZNF790-AS1
GH19G035388 1.4 FANTOM5 ENCODE 11.8 +625.3 625256 1.5 FOXA2 PKNOX1 MLX ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 SLC30A9 ZNF766 TMEM147-AS1 ZNF792 HAUS5 LINC00665 LOC100134317 KMT2B RBM42 ENSG00000233214 ENSG00000267388 ALKBH6
GH19G035484 0.9 ENCODE 11.8 +529.3 529330 0.1 ELF3 ZFP64 YBX1 ZSCAN9 DNMT3B RARA GLIS2 ZNF766 ZNF143 RELB ZFP82 ENSG00000267388 ALKBH6 ENSG00000233214 DMKN MAG FFAR2 SBSN GAPDHS ENSG00000267439
GH19G036013 1.1 ENCODE 0.7 +0.0 6 2.3 HDGF PKNOX1 CREB3L1 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YBX1 ZNF2 YY1 ZNF416 ZNF850 ZNF345 ZNF567 KMT2B ZNF529 TMEM147-AS1 ZNF461 ZNF568 ZNF420 ZNF829
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around ALKBH6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for ALKBH6 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

Genomic Location for ALKBH6 Gene

36,009,116 bp from pter
36,014,243 bp from pter
5,128 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for ALKBH6 Gene

Genes around ALKBH6 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ALKBH6 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ALKBH6 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ALKBH6 Gene

Proteins for ALKBH6 Gene

  • Protein details for ALKBH6 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Alpha-ketoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase alkB homolog 6
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A5LGM8
    • A6NLP1
    • A8MU96

    Protein attributes for ALKBH6 Gene

    238 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    26483 Da
    Name=Fe(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29033;
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with VCPKMT.
    • Sequence=AAI05802.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for ALKBH6 Gene


neXtProt entry for ALKBH6 Gene

Post-translational modifications for ALKBH6 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ALKBH6 Gene

Domains & Families for ALKBH6 Gene

Gene Families for ALKBH6 Gene

Protein Domains for ALKBH6 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ALKBH6 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the alkB family.
  • Belongs to the alkB family.
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Function for ALKBH6 Gene

Molecular function for ALKBH6 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Probable dioxygenase that requires molecular oxygen, alpha-ketoglutarate and iron.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for ALKBH6 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ALKBH6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 22948820
GO:0008198 ferrous iron binding IBA --
GO:0016491 oxidoreductase activity IEA --
GO:0046872 metal ion binding IEA --
GO:0051213 dioxygenase activity IBA,IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ALKBH6: view
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Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for ALKBH6

CRISPR Products

miRNA for ALKBH6 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target ALKBH6

Inhibitory RNA Products

No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ALKBH6 Gene

Localization for ALKBH6 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ALKBH6 Gene

Cytoplasm. Nucleus.

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ALKBH6 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 4

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ALKBH6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm IDA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005925 focal adhesion IDA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ALKBH6: view

Pathways & Interactions for ALKBH6 Gene

SuperPathways for ALKBH6 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for ALKBH6 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 2 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000368152 Q3KRA9-ALKB6_HUMAN for ALKBH6 Gene via STRING IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ALKBH6 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0055114 oxidation-reduction process IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ALKBH6: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for ALKBH6 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ALKBH6 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for ALKBH6 Gene

Unigene Clusters for ALKBH6 Gene

AlkB, alkylation repair homolog 6 (E. coli):
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ALKBH6 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for ALKBH6 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ALKBH6 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for ALKBH6 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of ALKBH6 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ALKBH6 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ALKBH6 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed, with highest expression in testis and pancreas.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for ALKBH6 Gene

  • Nervous system(2.3)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with ALKBH6: view

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for ALKBH6 Gene

Orthologs for ALKBH6 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for ALKBH6 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ALKBH6 34 35
  • 99.3 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ALKBH6 34 35
  • 90.29 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ALKBH6 34 35
  • 88.6 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Alkbh6 34 16 35
  • 86.13 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ALKBH6 35
  • 61 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ALKBH6 35
  • 55 (a)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.3975 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii alkbh6 34 35
  • 58.85 (n)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.8694 34
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG6144 34 35
  • 53.61 (n)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP003866 34
  • 52.84 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea B0564.2 34 35
  • 48.37 (n)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT4G20350 34
  • 45.57 (n)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os10g0420000 34
  • 50.63 (n)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 40 (a)
Species where no ortholog for ALKBH6 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for ALKBH6 Gene

Gene Tree for ALKBH6 (if available)
Gene Tree for ALKBH6 (if available)

Paralogs for ALKBH6 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for ALKBH6 Gene

Variants for ALKBH6 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ALKBH6 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 19 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1000613564 -- 36,014,695(+) AGGAG(A/T)CATGC intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1000737033 -- 36,014,488(+) TGGGT(A/G)GGACG downstream-variant-500B, upstream-variant-2KB
rs1002151520 -- 36,009,655(+) GCAAA(A/G)GCTGA intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs1002221880 -- 36,009,405(+) CTGCC(A/G)CATTG upstream-variant-2KB, reference, missense, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1002749180 -- 36,011,132(+) CTGAT(C/T)CTCTC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ALKBH6 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv51n68 CNV loss 17160897
esv1000212 CNV deletion 20482838

Variation tolerance for ALKBH6 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 74.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.19; 24.01% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for ALKBH6 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ALKBH6 Gene

Disorders for ALKBH6 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for ALKBH6 Gene - From: DISEASES and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
rhabdomyosarcoma 2, alveolar
  • rhabdomyosarcoma, alveolar
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Relevant External Links for ALKBH6

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with ALKBH6: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for ALKBH6 Gene

Publications for ALKBH6 Gene

  1. Lysine methylation of VCP by a member of a novel human protein methyltransferase family. (PMID: 22948820) Kernstock S. … Falnes P.O. (Nat. Commun. 2012) 3 4 64
  2. Normalization and subtraction: two approaches to facilitate gene discovery. (PMID: 8889548) Bonaldo M.F. … Soares M.B. (Genome Res. 1996) 2 3 64
  3. Quantitative phosphoproteomics reveals widespread full phosphorylation site occupancy during mitosis. (PMID: 20068231) Olsen J.V. … Mann M. (Sci. Signal. 2010) 4 64
  4. Expression and sub-cellular localization of human ABH family molecules. (PMID: 17979886) Tsujikawa K. … Yamamoto H. (J. Cell. Mol. Med. 2007) 4 64
  5. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 4 64

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