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Aliases for ALPI Gene

Aliases for ALPI Gene

  • Alkaline Phosphatase, Intestinal 2 3 5
  • Intestinal Alkaline Phosphatase 3 4
  • EC 4 61
  • IAP 3 4
  • Intestinal-Type Alkaline Phosphatase 3
  • Alkaline Phosphomonoesterase 3
  • Glycerophosphatase 3
  • Kasahara Isozyme 3

External Ids for ALPI Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ALPI Gene

  • GC02P231377
  • GC02P232050
  • GC02P233284
  • GC02P233523
  • GC02P233146
  • GC02P233029
  • GC02P233320
  • GC02P225171

Summaries for ALPI Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for ALPI Gene

  • There are at least four distinct but related alkaline phosphatases: intestinal, placental, placental-like, and liver/bone/kidney (tissue non-specific). The intestinal alkaline phosphatase gene encodes a digestive brush-border enzyme. This enzyme is a component of the gut mucosal defense system and is thought to function in the detoxification of lipopolysaccharide, and in the prevention of bacterial translocation in the gut. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2014]

GeneCards Summary for ALPI Gene

ALPI (Alkaline Phosphatase, Intestinal) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ALPI include Testis Seminoma. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Acyl chain remodelling of PE. GO annotations related to this gene include magnesium ion binding and protease binding. An important paralog of this gene is ALPP.

Gene Wiki entry for ALPI Gene

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ALPI Gene

Genomics for ALPI Gene

Regulatory Elements for ALPI Gene

Enhancers for ALPI 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
GH02F232454 0.4 ENCODE 0.8 -0.3 -270 2.2 ECEL1 ALPI DIS3L2P1
GH02F232446 0.6 ENCODE 0.4 -8.5 -8497 2.0 CTCF PKNOX1 ZNF48 RAD21 NR2F2 YY1 RAD51 GLIS2 ATF3 GLIS1 ECEL1 ALPI DIS3L2P1
GH02F232444 0.7 Ensembl ENCODE 0.4 -11.6 -11572 0.3 BCOR CTCF ZMYM3 MAX ZIC2 HIC1 ZNF316 ZNF143 NFE2 FOS DIS3L2P1 ALPI
GH02F232443 0.2 ENCODE 0.4 -12.2 -12247 0.2 NR2F6 DIS3L2P1 ALPI
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association Download Table
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Enhancers around ALPI on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for ALPI Gene

232,456,112 bp from pter
232,460,745 bp from pter
4,634 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for ALPI Gene

Genes around ALPI on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ALPI Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ALPI Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for ALPI Gene

Proteins for ALPI Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Intestinal-type alkaline phosphatase
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2R7Y4
    • Q53S80
    • Q9UBV5
    • Q9UCL2

    Protein attributes for ALPI Gene

    528 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    56812 Da
    Name=Mg(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:18420;
    Name=Zn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29105;
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer.
    • In most mammals there are four different isozymes: placental, placental-like, intestinal and tissue non-specific (liver/bone/kidney).

neXtProt entry for ALPI Gene

Post-translational modifications for ALPI Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 141, Asn 268, and Asn 429
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for ALPI Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Domains & Families for ALPI Gene

Gene Families for ALPI Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ALPI Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the alkaline phosphatase family.
  • Belongs to the alkaline phosphatase family.
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Function for ALPI Gene

Molecular function for ALPI Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
phosphatase alkaline,intestinal
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
A phosphate monoester + H(2)O = an alcohol + phosphate.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for ALPI Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ALPI Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000287 magnesium ion binding ISS --
GO:0002020 protease binding IPI 18307834
GO:0003824 catalytic activity IEA --
GO:0004035 alkaline phosphatase activity NAS 2841341
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
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Animal Models for ALPI Gene

MGI Knock Outs for ALPI:

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No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ALPI Gene

Localization for ALPI Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ALPI Gene

Cell membrane; Lipid-anchor, GPI-anchor.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ALPI Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ALPI gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
extracellular 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1
lysosome 1
mitochondrion 1
vacuole 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ALPI Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
GO:0031225 anchored component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ALPI: view

Pathways & Interactions for ALPI Gene

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Pathways by source for ALPI Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ALPI Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0008152 metabolic process IEA --
GO:0016311 dephosphorylation IEA,ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ALPI: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for ALPI Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ALPI Gene

(18) Drugs for ALPI Gene - From: ApexBio, HMDB, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Sodium monofluorophosphate Approved Pharma Pyruvate/alkaline phosphatase inhibitor 0
Isopropyl alcohol Approved Pharma 0
Phosphoric acid Approved Pharma 0
Water Approved Pharma 0
4-Nitrophenol Experimental Pharma 0

(30) Additional Compounds for ALPI Gene - From: HMDB and Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
  • 1-Butanol
  • 1-Butyl alcohol
  • Butanol
  • Butyl alcohol
  • Butyl hydroxide
  • 1-Hexanol
  • 1-Hexyl alcohol
  • 1-Hydroxyhexane
  • Alcohol C-6
  • Alcohol(C6)
  • 1-Pentanol
  • 1-Pentol
  • 1-Pentyl alcohol
  • Alcool amylique
  • Alcool amylique (french)
dihydroneopterin triphosphate
  • 2-Amino-4-hydroxy-6-(erythro-1,2,3-trihydroxypropyl) dihydropteridine triphosphate
  • 6-(L-Erythro-1,2-Dihydroxypropyl 3-triphosphate)-7,8-dihydropterin
  • 6-[(1S,2R)-1,2-Dihydroxy-3-triphosphooxypropyl]-7,8-dihydropterin
  • 7,8-Dihydroneopterin 3'-triphosphate
  • 7,8-Dihydroneopterin triphosphate
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

(2) ApexBio Compounds for ALPI Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
(-)-p-Bromotetramisole Oxalate 62284-79-1
Sodium Monofluorophosphate Pyruvate/alkaline phosphatase inhibitor 10163-15-2
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Transcripts for ALPI Gene

mRNA/cDNA for ALPI Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(4) Additional mRNA sequences :
(10) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for ALPI Gene

Alkaline phosphatase, intestinal:
Representative Sequences:

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

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7

Relevant External Links for ALPI Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ALPI Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ALPI Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

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

This gene is overexpressed in Small Intestine - Terminal Ileum (x46.8) and Colon - Transverse (x4.7).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for ALPI Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pancreatic juice (66.6).

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

Protein tissue co-expression partners for ALPI Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of ALPI Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ALPI Gene:

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No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ALPI Gene

Orthologs for ALPI Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for ALPI Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ALPI 34 35
  • 99.18 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ALPP 34
  • 84.71 (n)
-- 35
  • 77 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia LOC100125266 34
  • 81.77 (n)
-- 35
  • 77 (a)
-- 35
  • 77 (a)
-- 35
  • 76 (a)
-- 35
  • 75 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Akp3 34 16 35
  • 80.39 (n)
Alppl2 35
  • 75 (a)
Alpi 35
  • 72 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Akp3 34
  • 79.35 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 74 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 74 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ALPP 34
  • 71.05 (n)
-- 35
  • 67 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 35
  • 63 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia alpi.1 34
  • 63.5 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii alpi.2 34
  • 62.15 (n)
alpi.1 35
  • 58 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG10827 36 34 35
  • 54.77 (n)
Aph-4 36 35
  • 43 (a)
CG1809 36 35
  • 43 (a)
CG5656 36 35
  • 43 (a)
CG10592 36 35
  • 42 (a)
CG3264 36 35
  • 41 (a)
CG3290 36 35
  • 41 (a)
CG5150 36 35
  • 41 (a)
CG3292 36 35
  • 39 (a)
CG16771 36 35
  • 37 (a)
CG8105 36 35
  • 37 (a)
CG8147 35
  • 34 (a)
CG5361 35
  • 22 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP011302 34
  • 54.14 (n)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes PHO8 35
  • 21 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 41 (a)
-- 35
  • 40 (a)
-- 35
  • 38 (a)
CSA.180 35
  • 37 (a)
CSA.4362 35
  • 37 (a)
Species where no ortholog for ALPI was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • 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)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for ALPI Gene

Gene Tree for ALPI (if available)
Gene Tree for ALPI (if available)

Paralogs for ALPI Gene

Paralogs for ALPI Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for ALPI Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for ALPI Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ALPI Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10195208 -- 232,458,290(+) GACGA(C/T)GCCAT reference, synonymous-codon
rs1047223 -- 232,458,034(+) GATCC(A/G/T)CCGAG reference, missense
rs111438427 -- 232,454,424(+) CACCT(C/T)GGCCT upstream-variant-2KB
rs111855173 -- 232,459,466(+) AAAGG(A/G)ACCAA utr-variant-3-prime
rs112389436 -- 232,457,496(+) CAGGG(G/T)CTATG intron-variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv160n111 CNV duplication 26073780
dgv494n27 CNV gain 19166990
dgv7336n54 CNV gain 21841781
nsv482060 CNV gain 20164927
nsv522450 CNV loss 19592680
nsv527789 CNV loss 19592680
nsv821918 CNV gain 20364138

Variation tolerance for ALPI Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 90.7% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 2.76; 47.08% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for ALPI Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

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

Disorders for ALPI Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for ALPI Gene - From: DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
testis seminoma
  • seminoma
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search ALPI in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for ALPI

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with ALPI: view

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

Publications for ALPI Gene

  1. Chemical nature of intestinal-type alkaline phosphatase in human kidney. (PMID: 1458595) Nishihara Y. … Hirano K. (Clin. Chem. 1992) 3 4 22 64
  2. Cloning and sequencing of human intestinal alkaline phosphatase cDNA. (PMID: 3468508) Berger J. … Udenfriend S. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1987) 2 3 4 64
  3. Nucleotide and amino acid sequences of human intestinal alkaline phosphatase: close homology to placental alkaline phosphatase. (PMID: 3469665) Henthorn P.S. … Harris H. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1987) 2 3 4 64
  4. Intestinal alkaline phosphatase is a gut mucosal defense factor maintained by enteral nutrition. (PMID: 18292227) Goldberg R.F. … Hodin R.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2008) 3 22 64
  5. Cathepsin C propeptide interacts with intestinal alkaline phosphatase and heat shock cognate protein 70 in human Caco-2 cells. (PMID: 18307834) Hirasaka K. … Nikawa T. (J Physiol Sci 2008) 3 22 64

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