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Aliases for BPIFC Gene

Aliases for BPIFC Gene

  • BPI Fold Containing Family C 2 3 5
  • Bactericidal/Permeability-Increasing Protein-Like 2 2 3 4
  • BPI-Like 2 3 4
  • BPIL2 3 4
  • BPI Fold-Containing Family C Protein 3

External Ids for BPIFC Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for BPIFC Gene

  • BPIL2

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for BPIFC Gene

  • GC22M032810

Summaries for BPIFC Gene

GeneCards Summary for BPIFC Gene

BPIFC (BPI Fold Containing Family C) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include lipid binding and lipopolysaccharide binding. An important paralog of this gene is BPI.

Additional gene information for BPIFC Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for BPIFC Gene

Genomics for BPIFC Gene

Regulatory Elements for BPIFC Gene

Enhancers for BPIFC 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
GH22H032473 1.7 FANTOM5 ENCODE dbSUPER 19.8 -11.2 -11236 4.7 PKNOX1 FOXA2 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF143 ZNF207 SP3 FBXO7 BPIFC EIF4ENIF1 SLC5A4 RFPL3 C22orf42 RFPL2 PIR46477
GH22H032508 0.7 dbSUPER 31.7 -45.9 -45870 4.4 GATAD2A ARID4B YY1 KAT8 LCORL JUND ATF3 RCOR2 CREB1 HNF4A BPIFC FBXO7 LL22NC03-104C7.1 ENSG00000229673 SLC5A1 SLC5A4 GC22M032500
GH22H032050 1.9 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 9.4 +413.0 413009 2.8 PKNOX1 ZNF766 GLIS2 ATF7 FOS RUNX3 JUNB ZNF518A NFIL3 SMARCA4 SLC5A4 BPIFC RFPL3S ENSG00000241954 LOC100422292 IGLVIVOR22-2 LOC339666 SLC5A1 PIR57309
GH22H032621 1.5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 9.8 -158.6 -158612 4.2 PKNOX1 FOXA2 ARID4B FEZF1 GLIS2 ATF7 SP5 TSHZ1 ZNF623 KAT8 TIMP3 LL22NC03-104C7.1 ENSG00000229673 BPIFC GC22P032635 LOC105373003
GH22H032616 1.4 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 9.8 -154.2 -154150 4.2 RAD21 RARA YY1 GATA2 FOS MIXL1 REST NR2F2 NFIC ZNF585B LOC100422292 LL22NC03-104C7.1 TIMP3 ENSG00000229673 BPIFC GC22P032635 LOC105373003
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around BPIFC on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Locations for BPIFC Gene

Genomic Locations for BPIFC Gene
50,640 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for BPIFC Gene

Genes around BPIFC on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for BPIFC Gene

Proteins for BPIFC Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    BPI fold-containing family C protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A2RRF1

    Protein attributes for BPIFC Gene

    507 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    56469 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Alternative splice isoforms for BPIFC Gene


neXtProt entry for BPIFC Gene

Post-translational modifications for BPIFC Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for BPIFC Gene

Domains & Families for BPIFC Gene

Gene Families for BPIFC Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins
  • Predicted secreted proteins

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for BPIFC Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the BPI/LBP/Plunc superfamily. BPI/LBP family.
  • Belongs to the BPI/LBP/Plunc superfamily. BPI/LBP family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with BPIFC: view

Function for BPIFC Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for BPIFC Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for BPIFC Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001530 lipopolysaccharide binding NAS 12185532
GO:0005543 phospholipid binding NAS 12185532
GO:0008289 lipid binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with BPIFC: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with BPIFC: view

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

Localization for BPIFC Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BPIFC Gene


Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for BPIFC gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 3
plasma membrane 1
cytoskeleton 1
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1
cytosol 1
lysosome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for BPIFC Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
GO:0005615 extracellular space IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with BPIFC: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for BPIFC Gene

Pathways & Interactions for BPIFC Gene

SuperPathways for BPIFC Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for BPIFC Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for BPIFC Gene


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

Drugs & Compounds for BPIFC Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for BPIFC Gene

mRNA/cDNA for BPIFC Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for BPIFC Gene

BPI fold containing family C:
Representative Sequences:

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for BPIFC Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for BPIFC Gene

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

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

This gene is overexpressed in Skin - Not Sun Exposed (Suprapubic) (x25.3) and Skin - Sun Exposed (Lower leg) (x24.6).

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of BPIFC Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for BPIFC Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for BPIFC Gene:

Tissue specificity: Detected in the basal layer of the epidermis from inflammatory skin from psoriasis patients, but not in normal skin.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for BPIFC Gene

  • Skin(4.3)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with BPIFC: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for BPIFC Gene

Orthologs for BPIFC Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for BPIFC Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia BPIL2 33
  • 99.08 (n)
  • 98 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia BPIFC 33 34
  • 87.42 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia BPIFC 33 34
  • 86.82 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Bpifc 33
  • 80.35 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Bpifc 33 16 34
  • 78.95 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia BPIFC 34
  • 67 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia BPIFC 34
  • 66 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves BPIFCB 33
  • 52.77 (n)
  • 34 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia BPIFC 34
  • 26 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii bpifcl 34
  • 21 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 20 (a)
Species where no ortholog for BPIFC was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for BPIFC Gene

Gene Tree for BPIFC (if available)
Gene Tree for BPIFC (if available)

Paralogs for BPIFC Gene

Paralogs for BPIFC Gene

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

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with BPIFC: view

Variants for BPIFC Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for BPIFC Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 22 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1000126898 -- 32,454,912(+) CACAT(G/T)TGAAA intron-variant
rs1000129456 -- 32,437,909(+) TAATA(C/T)ATGAA intron-variant
rs1000156191 -- 32,433,194(+) CGAGA(C/G)CCTGT intron-variant
rs1000180088 -- 32,416,834(+) CTCAA(C/G)CAGAG intron-variant
rs1000183670 -- 32,438,285(+) CACGG(A/T)TAACT intron-variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv588895 CNV gain 21841781
nsv526513 CNV loss 19592680
nsv519086 CNV loss 19592680
nsv459874 CNV gain 19166990
nsv1136669 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1066118 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1055701 CNV gain 25217958
esv3647606 CNV loss 21293372
esv3411309 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3410878 CNV insertion 20981092
esv3306556 CNV mobile element insertion 20981092
esv3303919 CNV mobile element insertion 20981092
esv2658664 CNV deletion 23128226

Variation tolerance for BPIFC Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 90.4% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 7.42; 81.90% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for BPIFC Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

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

Disorders for BPIFC Gene

Relevant External Links for BPIFC

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for BPIFC Gene.

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

Publications for BPIFC Gene

  1. Three new human members of the lipid transfer/lipopolysaccharide binding protein family (LT/LBP). (PMID: 12185532) Mulero JJ … Rupp F (Immunogenetics 2002) 3 4 60
  2. The DNA sequence of human chromosome 22. (PMID: 10591208) Dunham I … O'Brien KP (Nature 1999) 3 4 60
  3. Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies new susceptibility loci for migraine. (PMID: 23793025) Anttila V … International Headache Genetics Consortium (Nature genetics 2013) 3 60
  4. Large-scale identification of human genes implicated in epidermal barrier function. (PMID: 17562024) Toulza E … Guerrin M (Genome biology 2007) 3 60
  5. Phylogenetic and evolutionary analysis of the PLUNC gene family. (PMID: 14739326) Bingle CD … Craven CJ (Protein science : a publication of the Protein Society 2004) 3 60

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