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Aliases for B3GALT1 Gene

Aliases for B3GALT1 Gene

  • Beta-1,3-Galactosyltransferase 1 2 3 5
  • UDP-Galactose:Beta-N-Acetyl-Glucosamine-Beta-1,3-Galactosyltransferase 1 3 4
  • UDP-Gal:BetaGlcNAc Beta 1,3-Galactosyltransferase, Polypeptide 1 2 3
  • UDP-Gal:BetaGlcNAc Beta 1,3-Galactosyltransferase 1 2 3
  • Beta-1,3-GalTase 1 3 4
  • Beta3Gal-T1 3 4
  • Beta3GalT1 3 4
  • Beta-3-Galt1 3
  • EC 63
  • EC 2.4.1.- 4
  • EC 2.4.1 63

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for B3GALT1 Gene

  • GC02P166727
  • GC02P168639
  • GC02P168878
  • GC02P168879
  • GC02P168500
  • GC02P168383
  • GC02P160555
  • GC02P167490

Summaries for B3GALT1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for B3GALT1 Gene

  • This gene is a member of the beta-1,3-galactosyltransferase (beta3GalT) gene family. This family encodes type II membrane-bound glycoproteins with diverse enzymatic functions using different donor substrates (UDP-galactose and UDP-N-acetylglucosamine) and different acceptor sugars (N-acetylglucosamine, galactose, N-acetylgalactosamine). The beta3GalT genes are distantly related to the Drosophila Brainiac gene and have the protein coding sequence contained in a single exon. The beta3GalT proteins also contain conserved sequences not found in the beta4GalT or alpha3GalT proteins. The carbohydrate chains synthesized by these enzymes are designated as type 1, whereas beta4GalT enzymes synthesize type 2 carbohydrate chains. The ratio of type 1:type 2 chains changes during embryogenesis. By sequence similarity, the beta3GalT genes fall into at least two groups: beta3GalT4 and 4 other beta3GalT genes (beta3GalT1-3, beta3GalT5). This gene is expressed exclusively in the brain. The encoded protein shows strict donor substrate specificity for UDP-galactose. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for B3GALT1 Gene

B3GALT1 (Beta-1,3-Galactosyltransferase 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Glycosphingolipid biosynthesis - lacto and neolacto series and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include galactosyltransferase activity and UDP-galactose:beta-N-acetylglucosamine beta-1,3-galactosyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is B3GNT5.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for B3GALT1 Gene

  • Beta-1,3-galactosyltransferase that transfers galactose from UDP-galactose to substrates with a terminal beta-N-acetylglucosamine (beta-GlcNAc) residue. Involved in the biosynthesis of the carbohydrate moieties of glycolipids and glycoproteins. Inactive towards substrates with terminal alpha-N-acetylglucosamine (alpha-GlcNAc) or alpha-N-acetylgalactosamine (alpha-GalNAc) residues.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for B3GALT1 Gene

Genomics for B3GALT1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for B3GALT1 Gene

Enhancers for B3GALT1 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 B3GALT1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for B3GALT1 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around B3GALT1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for B3GALT1 Gene

167,293,061 bp from pter
167,874,041 bp from pter
580,981 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for B3GALT1 Gene

Genes around B3GALT1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
B3GALT1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for B3GALT1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for B3GALT1 Gene

Proteins for B3GALT1 Gene

  • Protein details for B3GALT1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Beta-1,3-galactosyltransferase 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • D3DPB8
    • Q53SS2

    Protein attributes for B3GALT1 Gene

    326 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    37993 Da
    Name=Mn(2+); Xref=ChEBI:CHEBI:29035;
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for B3GALT1 Gene

Proteomics data for B3GALT1 Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for B3GALT1 Gene

Post-translational modifications for B3GALT1 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 47 and Asn 151
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for B3GALT1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Domains & Families for B3GALT1 Gene

Gene Families for B3GALT1 Gene

Protein Domains for B3GALT1 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for B3GALT1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the glycosyltransferase 31 family.
  • Belongs to the glycosyltransferase 31 family.
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Function for B3GALT1 Gene

Molecular function for B3GALT1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Beta-1,3-galactosyltransferase that transfers galactose from UDP-galactose to substrates with a terminal beta-N-acetylglucosamine (beta-GlcNAc) residue. Involved in the biosynthesis of the carbohydrate moieties of glycolipids and glycoproteins. Inactive towards substrates with terminal alpha-N-acetylglucosamine (alpha-GlcNAc) or alpha-N-acetylgalactosamine (alpha-GalNAc) residues.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for B3GALT1 Gene

Phenotypes for B3GALT1 Gene

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Animal Model Products

miRNA for B3GALT1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target B3GALT1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for B3GALT1 Gene

Localization for B3GALT1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for B3GALT1 Gene

Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass type II membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for B3GALT1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for B3GALT1 gene
Compartment Confidence
golgi apparatus 5
cytosol 1
extracellular 1
mitochondrion 1
nucleus 1
peroxisome 1
plasma membrane 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for B3GALT1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for B3GALT1 Gene

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Pathways by source for B3GALT1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Q9Y5Z6-B3GT1_HUMAN

  • Pathway: Protein modification; protein glycosylation.

Interacting Proteins for B3GALT1 Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: Q9Y5Z6-B3GT1_HUMAN for B3GALT1 Gene via I2D

Symbol External ID(s) Details

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for B3GALT1 Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for B3GALT1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for B3GALT1 Gene

(1) Drugs for B3GALT1 Gene - From: HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Manganese Pharma 32
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Transcripts for B3GALT1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for B3GALT1 Gene

(5) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(3) Additional mRNA sequences :
(6) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for B3GALT1 Gene

UDP-Gal:betaGlcNAc beta 1,3-galactosyltransferase, polypeptide 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for B3GALT1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for B3GALT1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for B3GALT1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for B3GALT1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for B3GALT1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Muscle - Skeletal (x7.0), Brain - Nucleus accumbens (basal ganglia) (x5.2), and Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x4.0).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for B3GALT1 Gene Hs.735833

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for B3GALT1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Detected in brain and colon mucosa and to a lesser extent in colon adenocarcinoma cells.
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Primer Products

No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression and Protein tissue co-expression partners for B3GALT1 Gene

Orthologs for B3GALT1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for B3GALT1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia B3GALT1 35
  • 91.51 (n)
  • 99.08 (a)
B3GALT1 36
  • 99 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia B3GALT1 35
  • 92.74 (n)
  • 99.69 (a)
B3GALT1 36
  • 100 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia B3galt1 35
  • 90.59 (n)
  • 100 (a)
B3galt1 16
B3galt1 36
  • 100 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia B3GALT1 35
  • 99.28 (n)
  • 100 (a)
B3GALT1 36
  • 100 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia B3galt1 35
  • 91.21 (n)
  • 100 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia B3GALT1 36
  • 95 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia B3GALT1 36
  • 96 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves B3GALT1 35
  • 82.62 (n)
  • 95.09 (a)
B3GALT1 36
  • 95 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia B3GALT1 36
  • 94 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia b3galt1 35
  • 79.12 (n)
  • 91.36 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii Dr.18742 35
LOC571003 35
  • 72.29 (n)
  • 85.28 (a)
B3GALT1 36
  • 83 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.1338 35
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta brn 37
  • 33 (a)
CG8668 37
  • 33 (a)
CG8668 35
  • 46.97 (n)
  • 34.71 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP000258 35
  • 47.36 (n)
  • 32.92 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT3G06440 35
  • 44.75 (n)
  • 29.92 (a)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os01g0328900 35
  • 44.09 (n)
  • 32.66 (a)
Species with no ortholog for B3GALT1:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for B3GALT1 Gene

Gene Tree for B3GALT1 (if available)
Gene Tree for B3GALT1 (if available)

Paralogs for B3GALT1 Gene

(12) SIMAP similar genes for B3GALT1 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for B3GALT1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for B3GALT1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs700541 -- 167,787,168(-) ATGCT(A/G)GCTCC intron-variant
rs700542 -- 167,794,524(-) TAAAC(C/T)ATCAC intron-variant
rs726360 -- 167,550,253(-) GTGTA(C/G)TTAAT intron-variant
rs731922 -- 167,660,485(-) AATAA(C/T)AGAAT intron-variant
rs731923 -- 167,660,813(-) GCAAT(C/T)GTACA intron-variant

Variation tolerance for B3GALT1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 31% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.62; 56.53% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) and Relevant External Links for B3GALT1 Gene

Disorders for B3GALT1 Gene

Relevant External Links for B3GALT1

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for B3GALT1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for B3GALT1 Gene

Publications for B3GALT1 Gene

  1. A family of human beta3-galactosyltransferases. Characterization of four members of a UDP-galactose:beta-N-acetyl-glucosamine/beta- nacetyl-galactosamine beta-1,3-galactosyltransferase family. (PMID: 9582303) Amado M. … Clausen H. (J. Biol. Chem. 1998) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Novel genetic loci identified for the pathophysiology of childhood obesity in the Hispanic population. (PMID: 23251661) Comuzzie A.G. … Butte N.F. (PLoS ONE 2012) 3
  3. Comparison of HPLC/ESI-FTICR MS versus MALDI-TOF/TOF MS for glycopeptide analysis of a highly glycosylated HIV envelope glycoprotein. (PMID: 18565761) Irungu J. … Desaire H. (J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 2008) 3
  4. Generation and annotation of the DNA sequences of human chromosomes 2 and 4. (PMID: 15815621) Hillier L.W. … Wilson R.K. (Nature 2005) 3
  5. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3

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