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Aliases for AQP12B Gene

Aliases for AQP12B Gene

  • Aquaporin 12B 2 3 5
  • Insulin Synthesis Associated 3 2 3
  • AQP-12B 3 4
  • INSSA3 3

External Ids for AQP12B Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for AQP12B Gene

  • INSSA3

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for AQP12B Gene

  • GC02M241336
  • GC02M241615
  • GC02M233374

Summaries for AQP12B Gene

GeneCards Summary for AQP12B Gene

AQP12B (Aquaporin 12B) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Nanog in Mammalian ESC Pluripotency. GO annotations related to this gene include transporter activity. An important paralog of this gene is AQP12A.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AQP12B Gene

  • Aquaporins facilitate the transport of water and small neutral solutes across cell membranes.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for AQP12B Gene

Genomics for AQP12B Gene

Regulatory Elements for AQP12B Gene

Enhancers for AQP12B 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 AQP12B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for AQP12B Gene

240,676,416 bp from pter
240,685,768 bp from pter
9,353 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for AQP12B Gene

Genes around AQP12B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
AQP12B Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for AQP12B Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for AQP12B Gene

Proteins for AQP12B Gene

  • Protein details for AQP12B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A4QPB9

    Protein attributes for AQP12B Gene

    295 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    31475 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for AQP12B Gene


neXtProt entry for AQP12B Gene

Proteomics data for AQP12B Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for AQP12B Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for AQP12B Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for AQP12B Gene

Domains & Families for AQP12B Gene

Gene Families for AQP12B Gene

Protein Domains for AQP12B Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for AQP12B Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Aquaporins contain two tandem repeats each containing three membrane-spanning domains and a pore-forming loop with the signature motif Asn-Pro-Ala (NPA).
  • Belongs to the MIP/aquaporin (TC 1.A.8) family. AQP11/AQP12 subfamily.
  • Aquaporins contain two tandem repeats each containing three membrane-spanning domains and a pore-forming loop with the signature motif Asn-Pro-Ala (NPA).
  • Belongs to the MIP/aquaporin (TC 1.A.8) family. AQP11/AQP12 subfamily.
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Function for AQP12B Gene

Molecular function for AQP12B Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Aquaporins facilitate the transport of water and small neutral solutes across cell membranes.
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Animal Models for AQP12B Gene

MGI Knock Outs for AQP12B:

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

miRNA for AQP12B Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target AQP12B

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for AQP12B Gene

Localization for AQP12B Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for AQP12B Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for AQP12B Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for AQP12B gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for AQP12B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for AQP12B Gene

SuperPathways for AQP12B Gene

Superpath Contained pathways
1 Nanog in Mammalian ESC Pluripotency
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Pathways by source for AQP12B Gene

1 Qiagen pathway for AQP12B Gene

Interacting Proteins for AQP12B Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for AQP12B Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for AQP12B Gene

Drugs & Compounds for AQP12B Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for AQP12B Gene

mRNA/cDNA for AQP12B Gene

(9) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(4) Additional mRNA sequences :
(6) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for AQP12B Gene

Aquaporin 12B:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for AQP12B Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for AQP12B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for AQP12B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for AQP12B Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for AQP12B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pancreas (x52.2).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for AQP12B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Islet of Langerhans (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for AQP12B Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for AQP12B Gene Hs.437167

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Protein tissue co-expression partners for AQP12B Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for AQP12B Gene

Orthologs for AQP12B Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for AQP12B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia AQP12B 35
  • 80.74 (n)
  • 73.31 (a)
-- 36
  • 72 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Aqp12 35
  • 78.01 (n)
  • 75.44 (a)
Aqp12 16
Aqp12 36
  • 74 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Aqp12a 35
  • 78.48 (n)
  • 75.09 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 68 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 16 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves AQP12 35
  • 62.08 (n)
  • 53.61 (a)
AQP12 36
  • 52 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 53 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia LOC100485225 35
  • 59.78 (n)
  • 54.35 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii aqp12 35
  • 53.53 (n)
  • 43.12 (a)
aqp12 36
  • 41 (a)
Species with no ortholog for AQP12B:
  • 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)
  • chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)

Evolution for AQP12B Gene

Gene Tree for AQP12B (if available)
Gene Tree for AQP12B (if available)

Paralogs for AQP12B Gene

Paralogs for AQP12B Gene

(2) SIMAP similar genes for AQP12B Gene using alignment to 4 proteins:

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Variants for AQP12B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for AQP12B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1807128 -- 240,676,702(+) AAAGG(C/T)GGGGA nc-transcript-variant, reference, synonymous-codon, missense, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1864866 -- 240,683,304(-) ATGGG(A/G)ACACA nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-5-prime
rs1968424 -- 240,683,176(-) TCCGG(G/T)ACCCA nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-5-prime
rs1968425 -- 240,676,143(+) AGCAC(C/T)ATCCT downstream-variant-500B
rs2004007 -- 240,683,178(+) GGTAC(C/T)GGACC nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-5-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for AQP12B Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv876116 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv876144 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv4477n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv7337 OTHER Inversion 18451855
nsv470530 CNV Gain 18288195
dgv4479n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv876177 CNV Gain+Loss 21882294
dgv4480n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv460162 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv876180 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv4481n71 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv499422 OTHER Inversion 21111241

Variation tolerance for AQP12B Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 11.96; 93.63% 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 AQP12B Gene

Disorders for AQP12B Gene

Relevant External Links for AQP12B

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for AQP12B Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for AQP12B Gene

Publications for AQP12B Gene

  1. Generation and annotation of the DNA sequences of human chromosomes 2 and 4. (PMID: 15815621) Hillier L.W. … Wilson R.K. (Nature 2005) 4 67
  2. Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. (PMID: 12477932) Strausberg R.L. … Marra M.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2002) 3

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