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Aliases for C1QTNF8 Gene

Aliases for C1QTNF8 Gene

  • C1q And Tumor Necrosis Factor Related Protein 8 2 3 5
  • C1q/TNF-Related Protein 8 3 4
  • CTRP8 3 4
  • UNQ5829 3

External Ids for C1QTNF8 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for C1QTNF8 Gene

  • GC16M001078
  • GC16M001069
  • GC16M001138

Summaries for C1QTNF8 Gene

GeneCards Summary for C1QTNF8 Gene

C1QTNF8 (C1q And Tumor Necrosis Factor Related Protein 8) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with C1QTNF8 include Brain Cancer. An important paralog of this gene is COL8A1.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for C1QTNF8 Gene

Genomics for C1QTNF8 Gene

Regulatory Elements for C1QTNF8 Gene

Enhancers for C1QTNF8 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 C1QTNF8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for C1QTNF8 Gene

1,088,226 bp from pter
1,096,306 bp from pter
8,081 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for C1QTNF8 Gene

Genes around C1QTNF8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
C1QTNF8 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for C1QTNF8 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for C1QTNF8 Gene

Proteins for C1QTNF8 Gene

  • Protein details for C1QTNF8 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Complement C1q tumor necrosis factor-related protein 8
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B7U178

    Protein attributes for C1QTNF8 Gene

    252 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    27685 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homotrimer. Forms heteromeric complexes with C1QL1.
    • Sequence=AAQ89191.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Contains a 30 bp insertion which does not match the genome.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=ACJ46463.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Contains a 30 bp insertion which does not match the genome.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for C1QTNF8 Gene

Proteomics data for C1QTNF8 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for C1QTNF8 Gene

Other Protein References for C1QTNF8 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for C1QTNF8 Gene

Domains & Families for C1QTNF8 Gene

Protein Domains for C1QTNF8 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for C1QTNF8 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 C1q domain.
  • Contains 1 C1q domain.
  • Contains 1 collagen-like domain.
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No data available for Gene Families for C1QTNF8 Gene

Function for C1QTNF8 Gene

Phenotypes for C1QTNF8 Gene

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for C1QTNF8 Gene

Localization for C1QTNF8 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for C1QTNF8 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for C1QTNF8 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for C1QTNF8 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 4
endoplasmic reticulum 1
golgi apparatus 1
lysosome 1
vacuole 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for C1QTNF8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005581 collagen trimer IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with C1QTNF8: view

Pathways & Interactions for C1QTNF8 Gene

SuperPathways for C1QTNF8 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for C1QTNF8 Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: P60827-C1QT8_HUMAN for C1QTNF8 Gene via UniProtKB

Symbol External ID(s) Details

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for C1QTNF8 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for C1QTNF8 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for C1QTNF8 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for C1QTNF8 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for C1QTNF8 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for C1QTNF8 Gene

C1q and tumor necrosis factor related protein 8:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for C1QTNF8 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for C1QTNF8 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for C1QTNF8 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for C1QTNF8 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for C1QTNF8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Artery - Aorta (x11.9), Pituitary (x11.1), and Fallopian Tube (x6.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for C1QTNF8 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for C1QTNF8 Gene Hs.527853

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for C1QTNF8 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed predominantly in lung and testis.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for C1QTNF8 Gene

- Elite partner

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and Protein differential expression in normal tissues for C1QTNF8 Gene

Orthologs for C1QTNF8 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for C1QTNF8 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia C1QTNF8 35
  • 85.78 (n)
  • 84.91 (a)
C1QTNF8 36
  • 84 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia C1QTNF8 35
  • 98.54 (n)
  • 98.02 (a)
C1QTNF8 36
  • 98 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 48 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 45 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves C1QTNF8 35
  • 65.07 (n)
  • 61.57 (a)
-- 36
  • 49 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 49 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia c1qtnf1 35
  • 59.77 (n)
  • 54.63 (a)
Str.8598 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii c1qtnf6a 36
  • 47 (a)
CABZ01084570.1 36
  • 47 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 15 (a)
Species with no ortholog for C1QTNF8:
  • 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)
  • dog (Canis familiaris)
  • 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)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for C1QTNF8 Gene

Gene Tree for C1QTNF8 (if available)
Gene Tree for C1QTNF8 (if available)

Paralogs for C1QTNF8 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for C1QTNF8 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for C1QTNF8 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for C1QTNF8 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 16 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs183188 -- 1,089,446(+) CACTT(G/T)GGACC utr-variant-3-prime
rs197058 -- 1,089,734(+) TTAGC(A/G)CCACC utr-variant-3-prime
rs197059 -- 1,090,481(+) GCCTC(A/G)GAGCA utr-variant-3-prime
rs197060 -- 1,092,766(+) AGTCG(G/T)CGCTC intron-variant
rs197061 -- 1,092,998(+) CTCAA(C/T)CAATC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for C1QTNF8 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2422427 CNV Duplication 17116639
dgv791e1 CNV Complex 17122850
nsv457315 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv471066 CNV Loss 18288195
dgv792e1 CNV Complex 17122850
nsv428316 CNV Gain+Loss 18775914
nsv833116 CNV Loss 17160897
dgv2504n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv2505n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv2507n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv904861 CNV Gain 21882294
dgv2509n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv2510n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv2511n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv471067 CNV Gain 18288195
dgv2513n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv2514n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv2515n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv2516n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv2517n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv2518n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv457323 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv904932 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv2520n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv904937 CNV Gain 21882294
esv1360970 CNV Insertion 17803354

Variation tolerance for C1QTNF8 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 80.3% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 3.94; 59.63% 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 C1QTNF8 Gene

Disorders for C1QTNF8 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for C1QTNF8 Gene - From: DISEASES and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
brain cancer
  • adult brain tumor
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Relevant External Links for C1QTNF8

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with C1QTNF8: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for C1QTNF8 Gene

Publications for C1QTNF8 Gene

  1. The secreted protein discovery initiative (SPDI), a large-scale effort to identify novel human secreted and transmembrane proteins: a bioinformatics assessment. (PMID: 12975309) Clark H.F. … Gray A.M. (Genome Res. 2003) 2 3 4 67
  2. C1q-tumor necrosis factor-related protein 8 (CTRP8) is a novel interaction partner of relaxin receptor RXFP1 in human brain cancer cells. (PMID: 24014093) Glogowska A. … Klonisch T. (J. Pathol. 2013) 3
  3. CTRP8 and CTRP9B are novel proteins that hetero-oligomerize with C1q/TNF family members. (PMID: 19666007) Peterson J.M. … Wong G.W. (Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2009) 3

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