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Aliases for B4GALNT4 Gene

Aliases for B4GALNT4 Gene

  • Beta-1,4-N-Acetyl-Galactosaminyltransferase 4 2 3 5
  • N-Acetyl-Beta-Glucosaminyl-Glycoprotein 4-Beta-N- Acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 2 3
  • Beta-1,4-N-Acetylgalactosaminyltransferase IV 3 4
  • Beta4GalNAc-T4 3 4
  • Beta4GalNAcT4 3 4
  • NGalNAc-T1 3 4
  • N-Acetyl-Beta-Glucosaminyl-Glycoprotein 4-Beta-N-Acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 1 3
  • Beta-1,4-N-Acetyl-Galactosaminyl Transferase 4 3
  • Beta1,4-N-Acetylgalactosaminyltransferases IV 3
  • EC 4
  • BetaGT4 3

External Ids for B4GALNT4 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for B4GALNT4 Gene

  • GC11P000360
  • GC11P000361
  • GC11P000362
  • GC11P000363
  • GC11P000364
  • GC11P000365
  • GC11P000366
  • GC11P000368
  • GC11P000189

Summaries for B4GALNT4 Gene

GeneCards Summary for B4GALNT4 Gene

B4GALNT4 (Beta-1,4-N-Acetyl-Galactosaminyltransferase 4) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include acetylgalactosaminyltransferase activity and N-acetyl-beta-glucosaminyl-glycoprotein 4-beta-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is B4GALNT3.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for B4GALNT4 Gene

  • Transfers N-acetylgalactosamine (GalNAc) from UDP-GalNAc to N-acetylglucosamine-beta-benzyl with a beta-1,4-linkage to form N,N-diacetyllactosediamine, GalNAc-beta-1,4-GlcNAc structures in N-linked glycans and probably O-linked glycans.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for B4GALNT4 Gene

Genomics for B4GALNT4 Gene

Regulatory Elements for B4GALNT4 Gene

Enhancers for B4GALNT4 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
GH11F000364 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 12.2 -5.0 -5025 1.4 ELF3 HDGF ARID4B RAD21 ZNF48 ZNF143 FOS MIXL1 THAP11 SP5 B4GALNT4 ENSG00000270972
GH11F000370 0.2 ENCODE 8.2 +0.6 609 1.6 ATF1 MAZ NFYC ARID4B ZBTB7A GLIS2 POLR2A FOXP2 ZBTB26 KDM6A B4GALNT4 SIGIRR ENSG00000254815 GC11P000389
GH11F000359 0.6 ENCODE 7.8 -10.3 -10283 0.2 TBX21 ZNF48 B4GALNT4 ENSG00000270972
GH11F000352 1.4 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 7.1 -14.7 -14665 5.8 HDGF PKNOX1 CREB3L1 ZFP64 ARID4B DMAP1 YBX1 YY1 ZNF766 ZNF207 IFITM1 ENSG00000254910 ENSG00000251661 PGGHG LOC105376505 IFITM3 ENSG00000255089 ENSG00000255026 NLRP6 B4GALNT4
GH11F000368 0.2 ENCODE 6.2 -0.8 -839 0.8 HDAC1 TFAP4 KLF1 SAP130 ARID4B ZIC2 ZNF48 ZNF335 HIC1 GLIS2 B4GALNT4 RPLP2 ENSG00000270972
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association Download Table
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Enhancers around B4GALNT4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for B4GALNT4 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00001765598 -179 1201 ATF1 KLF1 ARID4B ZNF335 GLIS2 POLR2A PATZ1 KLF8 EZH2 ZBTB10

Genomic Location for B4GALNT4 Gene

369,779 bp from pter
382,117 bp from pter
12,339 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for B4GALNT4 Gene

Genes around B4GALNT4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
B4GALNT4 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for B4GALNT4 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for B4GALNT4 Gene

Proteins for B4GALNT4 Gene

  • Protein details for B4GALNT4 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    N-acetyl-beta-glucosaminyl-glycoprotein 4-beta-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q96LV2

    Protein attributes for B4GALNT4 Gene

    1039 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    116513 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BAB71566.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for B4GALNT4 Gene

Post-translational modifications for B4GALNT4 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 105
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for B4GALNT4 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for B4GALNT4 Gene

Domains & Families for B4GALNT4 Gene

Gene Families for B4GALNT4 Gene

Protein Domains for B4GALNT4 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for B4GALNT4 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the chondroitin N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase family.
  • Belongs to the chondroitin N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with B4GALNT4: view

Function for B4GALNT4 Gene

Molecular function for B4GALNT4 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosamine + N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminyl group = UDP + N-acetyl-beta-D-galactosaminyl-(1->4)-N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminyl group.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Transfers N-acetylgalactosamine (GalNAc) from UDP-GalNAc to N-acetylglucosamine-beta-benzyl with a beta-1,4-linkage to form N,N-diacetyllactosediamine, GalNAc-beta-1,4-GlcNAc structures in N-linked glycans and probably O-linked glycans.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for B4GALNT4 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for B4GALNT4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0008376 acetylgalactosaminyltransferase activity IDA 15044014
GO:0016740 transferase activity IEA --
GO:0033842 N-acetyl-beta-glucosaminyl-glycoprotein 4-beta-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with B4GALNT4: view
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No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for B4GALNT4 Gene

Localization for B4GALNT4 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for B4GALNT4 Gene

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

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for B4GALNT4 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for B4GALNT4 gene
Compartment Confidence
golgi apparatus 4
cytoskeleton 2
nucleus 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1
extracellular 1
lysosome 1
vacuole 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for B4GALNT4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
GO:0032580 Golgi cisterna membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with B4GALNT4: view

Pathways & Interactions for B4GALNT4 Gene

SuperPathways for B4GALNT4 Gene

SuperPathway Contained pathways
1 Metabolism
genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with B4GALNT4: view

Pathways by source for B4GALNT4 Gene

1 KEGG pathway for B4GALNT4 Gene

Interacting Proteins for B4GALNT4 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 3 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000328277 Q76KP1-B4GN4_HUMAN for B4GALNT4 Gene via STRING IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for B4GALNT4 Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for B4GALNT4 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for B4GALNT4 Gene

(1) Drugs for B4GALNT4 Gene - From: HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Uridine-5'-Diphosphate Experimental Pharma 0

(3) Additional Compounds for B4GALNT4 Gene - From: HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
  • 2-Acetamido-2-deoxy-a-D-allopyranose
  • 2-Acetamido-2-deoxy-a-D-glucopyranose
  • 2-Acetamido-2-deoxy-alpha-D-allopyranose
  • 2-Acetamido-2-deoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranose
  • 2-Acetamido-2-deoxy-alpha-delta-allopyranose
Uridine diphosphate-N-acetylgalactosamine
  • UDP-N-Acetyl-D-galactosamine
  • UDP-N-Acetyl-delta-galactosamine
  • UDP-N-Acetylgalactosamine
  • Uridine 5'-diphospho-N-acetylgalactosamine
  • Uridine diphosphate-N-acetyl-D-galactosamine
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with B4GALNT4: view

Transcripts for B4GALNT4 Gene

Unigene Clusters for B4GALNT4 Gene

Beta-1,4-N-acetyl-galactosaminyl transferase 4:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for B4GALNT4 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8 ^ 9

Relevant External Links for B4GALNT4 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for B4GALNT4 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for B4GALNT4 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for B4GALNT4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Cerebellum (x4.3) and Brain - Cortex (x4.2).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for B4GALNT4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell (64.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for B4GALNT4 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for B4GALNT4 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of B4GALNT4 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for B4GALNT4 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for B4GALNT4 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in ovary, adult and fetal brain. Also expressed in fetal kidney and lung.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with B4GALNT4: view

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Orthologs for B4GALNT4 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for B4GALNT4 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia B4GALNT4 34 35
  • 97.74 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia B4GALNT4 35
  • 84 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia B4galnt4 34 16 35
  • 81.34 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia B4galnt4 34
  • 81.09 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia B4GALNT4 35
  • 72 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia B4GALNT4 35
  • 72 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves B4GALNT4 34 35
  • 68.79 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia B4GALNT4 35
  • 63 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia b4galnt4 34
  • 67.08 (n)
Str.8405 34
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.2208 34
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC559305 34
  • 66.19 (n)
b4galnt4a 35
  • 50 (a)
B4GALNT4 (2 of 2) 35
  • 48 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG43313 35
  • 12 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea mig-22 35
  • 12 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.937 35
  • 15 (a)
Species where no ortholog for B4GALNT4 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • 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)

Evolution for B4GALNT4 Gene

Gene Tree for B4GALNT4 (if available)
Gene Tree for B4GALNT4 (if available)

Paralogs for B4GALNT4 Gene

Paralogs for B4GALNT4 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for B4GALNT4 Gene using alignment to 4 proteins:

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Variants for B4GALNT4 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for B4GALNT4 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10624593 -- 373,419(+) CCCCC(-/CCGCCA/CGCCA)ACCAC intron-variant
rs10751657 -- 377,795(+) GACCC(A/G)ACTGC intron-variant
rs10794316 -- 377,519(+) GACTG(C/T)CCGGG intron-variant
rs10902141 -- 367,818(+) GCCTG(A/G)AATCC upstream-variant-2KB
rs10902142 -- 378,405(+) TCATT(C/T)CTTGG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for B4GALNT4 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv1012n100 CNV gain 25217958
dgv1505n54 CNV gain 21841781
dgv1507n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv182e199 CNV deletion 23128226
esv1612736 CNV deletion 17803354
esv28392 CNV gain+loss 19812545
esv3445362 CNV duplication 20981092
esv990569 CNV deletion 20482838
nsv1069534 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1069535 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1118197 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1126279 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1159790 CNV deletion 26073780
nsv467633 CNV loss 19166990
nsv469923 CNV loss 18288195
nsv527327 CNV loss 19592680
nsv552770 CNV gain 21841781
nsv552776 CNV loss 21841781
nsv825676 CNV gain 20364138
nsv951268 CNV deletion 24416366

Variation tolerance for B4GALNT4 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 65.6% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 7.24; 81.13% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for B4GALNT4 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for B4GALNT4 Gene

Disorders for B4GALNT4 Gene

Relevant External Links for B4GALNT4

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for B4GALNT4 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for B4GALNT4 Gene

Publications for B4GALNT4 Gene

  1. Molecular cloning and characterization of beta1,4-N- acetylgalactosaminyltransferases IV synthesizing N,N'- diacetyllactosediamine. (PMID: 15044014) Gotoh M. … Narimatsu H. (FEBS Lett. 2004) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4 64
  3. Enhanced expression of the I^4-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 4A gene impairs tumor growth of human breast cancer cells. (PMID: 25858323) Hirano K. … Furukawa K. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2015) 3 64
  4. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3 64
  5. Molecular basis for protein-specific transfer of N-acetylgalactosamine to N-linked glycans by the glycosyltransferases I^1,4-N-acetylgalactosaminyl transferase 3 (I^4GalNAc-T3) and I^4GalNAc-T4. (PMID: 22722937) Fiete D. … Baenziger J.U. (J. Biol. Chem. 2012) 3 64

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