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Aliases for C1QTNF9 Gene

Aliases for C1QTNF9 Gene

  • C1q And Tumor Necrosis Factor Related Protein 9 2 3 5
  • Complement C1q And Tumor Necrosis Factor-Related Protein 9 3 4
  • C1QTNF9A 3 4
  • Complement C1q Tumor Necrosis Factor-Related Protein 9A 3
  • Complement C1q Tumor Necrosis Factor-Related Protein 9 3
  • CTRP9 3
  • AQL1 3

External Ids for C1QTNF9 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for C1QTNF9 Gene

  • GC13P023779
  • GC13P024881
  • GC13P005695

Summaries for C1QTNF9 Gene

GeneCards Summary for C1QTNF9 Gene

C1QTNF9 (C1q And Tumor Necrosis Factor Related Protein 9) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include hormone activity. An important paralog of this gene is COL8A1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for C1QTNF9 Gene

  • Probable adipokine. Activates AMPK, AKT, and p44/42 MAPK signaling pathways (By similarity).

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for C1QTNF9 Gene

Genomics for C1QTNF9 Gene

Regulatory Elements for C1QTNF9 Gene

Genomic Location for C1QTNF9 Gene

24,307,166 bp from pter
24,322,535 bp from pter
15,370 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for C1QTNF9 Gene

Genes around C1QTNF9 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
C1QTNF9 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for C1QTNF9 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for C1QTNF9 Gene

Proteins for C1QTNF9 Gene

  • Protein details for C1QTNF9 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Complement C1q and tumor necrosis factor-related protein 9A
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A2A3T6
    • Q0VGC5
    • Q5VX65
    • Q5VX66
    • Q8IUU4

    Protein attributes for C1QTNF9 Gene

    333 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    34681 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Multimers (predominantly trimers). Interacts with ADIPOQ via the C1q domain to form a heterotrimeric complex (By similarity). Interacts with CTRP9B. Forms heterotrimers and heterooligomeric complexes with CTRP9B.

neXtProt entry for C1QTNF9 Gene

Proteomics data for C1QTNF9 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for C1QTNF9 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Lys 73 and Lys 127
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for C1QTNF9 Gene

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No data available for DME Specific Peptides for C1QTNF9 Gene

Domains & Families for C1QTNF9 Gene

Protein Domains for C1QTNF9 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for C1QTNF9 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 C1q domain.
  • Contains 1 C1q domain.
  • Contains 3 collagen-like domains.
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No data available for Gene Families for C1QTNF9 Gene

Function for C1QTNF9 Gene

Molecular function for C1QTNF9 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Probable adipokine. Activates AMPK, AKT, and p44/42 MAPK signaling pathways (By similarity).

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for C1QTNF9 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005179 hormone activity IEA --
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Phenotypes for C1QTNF9 Gene

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miRNA for C1QTNF9 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target C1QTNF9

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for C1QTNF9 Gene

Localization for C1QTNF9 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for C1QTNF9 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for C1QTNF9 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for C1QTNF9 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
cytosol 1
mitochondrion 1
nucleus 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for C1QTNF9 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005581 collagen trimer IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for C1QTNF9 Gene

SuperPathways for C1QTNF9 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for C1QTNF9 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for C1QTNF9 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for C1QTNF9 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for C1QTNF9 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for C1QTNF9 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for C1QTNF9 Gene

Unigene Clusters for C1QTNF9 Gene

C1q and tumor necrosis factor related protein 9:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for C1QTNF9 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for C1QTNF9 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for C1QTNF9 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for C1QTNF9 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for C1QTNF9 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pancreatic juice (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for C1QTNF9 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for C1QTNF9 Gene Hs.362854

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for C1QTNF9 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed predominantly in adipose tissue.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for C1QTNF9 Gene

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for C1QTNF9 Gene

Orthologs for C1QTNF9 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for C1QTNF9 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia C1QTNF9 35
  • 98.9 (n)
  • 98.5 (a)
-- 36
  • 98 (a)
-- 36
  • 98 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia C1QTNF9 36
  • 85 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 89 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 74 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia C1qtnf9 36
  • 85 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 63 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves -- 36
  • 64 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 61 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii c1qtnf9 35
  • 58.82 (n)
  • 56.88 (a)
c1qtnf9 36
  • 54 (a)
Species with no ortholog for C1QTNF9:
  • 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)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for C1QTNF9 Gene

Gene Tree for C1QTNF9 (if available)
Gene Tree for C1QTNF9 (if available)

Paralogs for C1QTNF9 Gene

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Variants for C1QTNF9 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for C1QTNF9 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 13 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs3751357 - 24,321,421(+) CAGAT(A/G)TGCCC reference, missense
rs4589405 - 24,321,667(+) ATGAG(A/G)TGTGG reference, missense
rs1974332 - 24,316,019(+) GGTGG(C/T)TTCTG reference, missense
rs1320617 -- 24,321,917(+) ATTCT(A/G)TGTAA utr-variant-3-prime
rs1815680 -- 24,321,783(+) GTTTA(A/T)AAATC utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for C1QTNF9 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2422502 CNV Duplication 17116639
esv2747122 CNV Deletion 23290073
esv5325 CNV Complex 18987735
nsv455837 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv525965 CNV Gain 19592680
dgv1561n71 CNV Gain 21882294
esv2751136 CNV Loss 17911159
nsv899932 CNV Gain 21882294
esv2422202 CNV Duplication 17116639
esv2751137 CNV Gain 17911159
nsv899936 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv899938 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv455842 CNV Gain 19166990
nsv899940 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv832567 CNV Loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for C1QTNF9 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 94.6% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 9.90; 89.76% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for C1QTNF9 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for C1QTNF9 Gene

Disorders for C1QTNF9 Gene

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Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for C1QTNF9 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for C1QTNF9 Gene

Publications for C1QTNF9 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. Identification and characterization of CTRP9, a novel secreted glycoprotein, from adipose tissue that reduces serum glucose in mice and forms heterotrimers with adiponectin. (PMID: 18787108) Wong G.W. … Lodish H.F. (FASEB J. 2009) 2 3
  3. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3
  4. Association of serum C1q/TNF-Related Protein-9 (CTRP9) concentration with visceral adiposity and metabolic syndrome in humans. (PMID: 24357853) Hwang Y.C. … Park C.Y. (Int J Obes (Lond) 2014) 3
  5. Association of serum C1q/TNF-related protein-9 concentration with arterial stiffness in subjects with type 2 diabetes. (PMID: 25105737) Jung C.H. … Park J.Y. (J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2014) 3

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