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Aliases for ALS2CL Gene

Aliases for ALS2CL Gene

  • ALS2 C-Terminal Like 2 3 5
  • RN49018 3

External Ids for ALS2CL Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ALS2CL Gene

  • GC00U900924

Summaries for ALS2CL Gene

GeneCards Summary for ALS2CL Gene

ALS2CL (ALS2 C-Terminal Like) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include identical protein binding and Rab GTPase binding. An important paralog of this gene is RSPH1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ALS2CL Gene

  • Acts as a guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) for Rab5 GTPase. Regulates the ALS2-mediated endosome dynamics.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ALS2CL Gene

Genomics for ALS2CL Gene

Regulatory Elements for ALS2CL Gene

Enhancers for ALS2CL 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 ALS2CL on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for ALS2CL Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around ALS2CL on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for ALS2CL Gene

46,668,995 bp from pter
46,693,704 bp from pter
24,710 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for ALS2CL Gene

Genes around ALS2CL on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ALS2CL Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ALS2CL Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ALS2CL Gene

Proteins for ALS2CL Gene

  • Protein details for ALS2CL Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    ALS2 C-terminal-like protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q32MA1
    • Q6AI56
    • Q6ZNC5
    • Q6ZNC7
    • Q6ZTL4
    • Q86YD2
    • Q8N9U1
    • Q8NAL7

    Protein attributes for ALS2CL Gene

    953 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    107748 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer. Forms a heteromeric complex with ALS2 (By similarity). Interacts with ALS2 and RAB5A.
    • Sequence=BAD18450.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=878; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for ALS2CL Gene

neXtProt entry for ALS2CL Gene

Proteomics data for ALS2CL Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for ALS2CL Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for ALS2CL Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ALS2CL Gene

Domains & Families for ALS2CL Gene

Gene Families for ALS2CL Gene

Protein Domains for ALS2CL Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ALS2CL Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 VPS9 domain.
  • Contains 8 MORN repeats.
  • Contains 1 VPS9 domain.
  • Contains 8 MORN repeats.
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Function for ALS2CL Gene

Molecular function for ALS2CL Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Acts as a guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) for Rab5 GTPase. Regulates the ALS2-mediated endosome dynamics.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ALS2CL Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005089 Rho guanyl-nucleotide exchange factor activity IEA --
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genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with ALS2CL: view

Animal Model Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ALS2CL Gene

Localization for ALS2CL Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ALS2CL Gene

Cytoplasm. Note=Distributed onto the vesicular compartments in the cytoplasm with strong punctated staining. Colocalizes with RAB5A onto the vesicular/membranous compartments in the cytoplasm, particularly to the leading edges of the cells.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for ALS2CL Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ALS2CL gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 3
endosome 2
nucleus 2
extracellular 1
mitochondrion 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ALS2CL Gene

Pathways & Interactions for ALS2CL Gene

SuperPathways for ALS2CL Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for ALS2CL Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ALS2CL Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0043547 positive regulation of GTPase activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ALS2CL: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for ALS2CL Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ALS2CL Gene

(3) Drugs for ALS2CL Gene - From: HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Guanosine diphosphate Experimental Pharma 0
Guanosine monophosphate Experimental Pharma 0
Guanosine triphosphate Experimental Pharma 0
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Transcripts for ALS2CL Gene

Unigene Clusters for ALS2CL Gene

ALS2 C-terminal like:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ALS2CL Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11a · 11b ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18 ^ 19a · 19b ^
SP1: - - - -
SP2: - - - -
SP3: - - -
SP4: - - - -
SP5: - - -
SP6: -
SP8: - - -

ExUns: 20 ^ 21 ^ 22a · 22b ^ 23a · 23b ^ 24 ^ 25 ^ 26a · 26b ^ 27a · 27b ^ 28a · 28b · 28c · 28d · 28e · 28f
SP1: -
SP2: - -
SP3: - -
SP4: -
SP5: -
SP6: - -
SP7: -

Relevant External Links for ALS2CL Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ALS2CL Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for ALS2CL Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for ALS2CL Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Esophagus - Mucosa (x6.1), Kidney - Cortex (x4.9), and Skin - Not Sun Exposed (Suprapubic) (x4.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for ALS2CL Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Liver (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MOPED, and MaxQB for ALS2CL Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ALS2CL Gene Hs.517937

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for ALS2CL Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in heart and kidney.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with ALS2CL: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for ALS2CL Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for ALS2CL Gene

Orthologs for ALS2CL Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for ALS2CL Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ALS2CL 35
  • 87.48 (n)
  • 87.09 (a)
  • 87 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ALS2CL 35
  • 87.5 (n)
  • 86.47 (a)
  • 84 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Als2cl 35
  • 82.63 (n)
  • 81.62 (a)
Als2cl 16
Als2cl 36
  • 81 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Als2cl 35
  • 82.56 (n)
  • 82.56 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ALS2CL 36
  • 64 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 13 (a)
-- 36
  • 12 (a)
-- 36
  • 6 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ALS2CL 36
  • 97 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ALS2CL 35
  • 61.74 (n)
  • 55.95 (a)
  • 53 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ALS2CL 36
  • 53 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia als2cl 35
  • 58.29 (n)
  • 52.77 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG7158 36
  • 15 (a)
Species with no ortholog for ALS2CL:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • 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)
  • 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 squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • 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)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for ALS2CL Gene

Gene Tree for ALS2CL (if available)
Gene Tree for ALS2CL (if available)

Paralogs for ALS2CL Gene

Paralogs for ALS2CL Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for ALS2CL Gene using alignment to 5 proteins:

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Variants for ALS2CL Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ALS2CL Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 03 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs7642448 - 46,688,267(+) GCACT(C/G)TCTGC nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
VAR_037792 A breast cancer sample
VAR_037793 A breast cancer sample
rs59661801 - 46,689,355(+) GGGGC(C/T)GGAGG nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
rs1980247 -- 46,669,210(+) atttt(A/G)tattt nc-transcript-variant, utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ALS2CL Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv5127n71 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv516623 CNV Loss 19592680
dgv1455e1 CNV Complex 17122850
nsv428417 CNV Loss 18775914
dgv5128n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv10268 CNV Gain 18304495
nsv876743 CNV Loss 21882294

Variation tolerance for ALS2CL Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 84.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 13.84; 95.87% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for ALS2CL Gene

Disorders for ALS2CL Gene

Relevant External Links for ALS2CL

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for ALS2CL Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for ALS2CL Gene

Publications for ALS2CL Gene

  1. ALS2CL, a novel ALS2-interactor, modulates ALS2-mediated endosome dynamics. (PMID: 17239822) Suzuki-Utsunomiya K. … Ikeda J.-E. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2007) 2 3 4 67
  2. ALS2CL, the novel protein highly homologous to the carboxy-terminal half of ALS2, binds to Rab5 and modulates endosome dynamics. (PMID: 15388334) Hadano S. … Ikeda J.-E. (FEBS Lett. 2004) 2 3
  3. Normalization and subtraction: two approaches to facilitate gene discovery. (PMID: 8889548) Bonaldo M.F. … Soares M.B. (Genome Res. 1996) 2 3
  4. Investigation of rare variants in LRP1, KPNA1, ALS2CL and ZNF480 genes in schizophrenia patients reflects genetic heterogeneity of the disease. (PMID: 23425335) Jouan L. … Rouleau G.A. (Behav Brain Funct 2013) 3
  5. Multiple tumor-suppressor genes on chromosome 3p contribute to head and neck squamous cell carcinoma tumorigenesis. (PMID: 20657180) Lee D.J. … Su G.H. (Cancer Biol. Ther. 2010) 3

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