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Aliases for C5orf38 Gene

Aliases for C5orf38 Gene

  • Chromosome 5 Open Reading Frame 38 2 3 5
  • Coordinated Expression To IRXA2 Protein 3 4
  • Coordinated Expression To IRX2 2 3
  • IRX2 Neighbor 2 3
  • CEI 3 4
  • Coordinated Expression To IRXA2 Homeobox 3
  • Protein CEI 3
  • IRX2NB 3

External Ids for C5orf38 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for C5orf38 Gene

  • GC05P002806

Summaries for C5orf38 Gene

GeneCards Summary for C5orf38 Gene

C5orf38 (Chromosome 5 Open Reading Frame 38) is a Protein Coding gene.

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 C5orf38 Gene

Genomics for C5orf38 Gene

Regulatory Elements for C5orf38 Gene

Enhancers for C5orf38 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
GH05F002779 0.8 ENCODE 12.7 +28.5 28528 1.5 HDGF CBX3 SIN3A RAD21 ZNF207 FOS RCOR1 HCFC1 ZHX2 ZNF592 C5orf38 IRX2 LOC100130748
GH05F002780 0.7 ENCODE 12.7 +27.7 27679 0.2 ZNF687 GATAD2B DPF2 KLF4 ZNF217 MBD2 E2F1 CTBP1 GATA3 FOSL2 C5orf38 IRX2 LOC100130748
GH05F002746 1.1 FANTOM5 ENCODE 2.4 -1.8 -1819 7.5 CTCF PKNOX1 ZNF687 CBX2 CHD1 SIN3A ZNF384 ZNF592 GATA3 ZFHX2 IRX2 ENSG00000248994 C5orf38 GC05M002727
GH05F002754 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 0.8 +4.0 3977 2.8 CTCF ZNF687 RNF2 TEAD4 CBX2 CHD1 SIN3A RAD21 E2F1 SMARCA4 C5orf38 LOC100130748
GH05F002757 0.7 ENCODE 0.4 +6.4 6421 1.7 PKNOX1 SIN3A GATA3 ZFHX2 CTBP1 FOS RCOR1 EGR2 RFX1 ZNF687 C5orf38 LOC100130748
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around C5orf38 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for C5orf38 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00001866670 1357 201 ZFHX2 EGR2 EZH2

Genomic Location for C5orf38 Gene

2,751,943 bp from pter
2,755,397 bp from pter
3,455 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for C5orf38 Gene

Genes around C5orf38 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
C5orf38 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for C5orf38 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for C5orf38 Gene

Proteins for C5orf38 Gene

  • Protein details for C5orf38 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein CEI
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for C5orf38 Gene

    138 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    15091 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • According to PubMed:16515847, this gene is only represented in primates genome and it is highly conserved. Also found in bats (according to Ensembl).

    Alternative splice isoforms for C5orf38 Gene


neXtProt entry for C5orf38 Gene

Post-translational modifications for C5orf38 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for C5orf38 Gene

Domains & Families for C5orf38 Gene

Protein Domains for C5orf38 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for C5orf38 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for Gene Families and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for C5orf38 Gene

Function for C5orf38 Gene

Phenotypes for C5orf38 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with C5orf38: view

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for C5orf38 Gene

Localization for C5orf38 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for C5orf38 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 C5orf38 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 4
mitochondrion 2
cytosol 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for C5orf38 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with C5orf38: view

Pathways & Interactions for C5orf38 Gene

SuperPathways for C5orf38 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for C5orf38 Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: Q86SI9-CEI_HUMAN for C5orf38 Gene via IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for C5orf38 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for C5orf38 Gene

Transcripts for C5orf38 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for C5orf38 Gene

Unigene Clusters for C5orf38 Gene

Chromosome 5 open reading frame 38:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for C5orf38 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for C5orf38 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for C5orf38 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for C5orf38 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for C5orf38 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Minor Salivary Gland (x5.4) and Stomach (x4.3).

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of C5orf38 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for C5orf38 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for C5orf38 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Isoform 1 is highly expressed in small intestine, testis and kidney, medium expressed in brain and heart and low expressed in colon; it could not be detected in liver, adrenal gland and pancreas.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with C5orf38: view

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression and Protein tissue co-expression partners for C5orf38 Gene

Orthologs for C5orf38 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of human and chimp.

Orthologs for C5orf38 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia C5H5orf38 34
  • 99.03 (n)
C5orf38 35
  • 51 (a)
Species where no ortholog for C5orf38 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • cow (Bos Taurus)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for C5orf38 Gene

Gene Tree for C5orf38 (if available)
Gene Tree for C5orf38 (if available)

Paralogs for C5orf38 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for C5orf38 Gene

Variants for C5orf38 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for C5orf38 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 05 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs11133960 -- 2,750,605(+) TGGTC(C/T)GCTGG intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs111354291 -- 2,753,421(+) CCCCT(A/G)CCAGT intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-3-prime
rs112071464 -- 2,752,188(+) CACAG(C/T)CTGCC nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-5-prime
rs112500390 -- 2,754,596(+) AATCA(C/T)GAGAA intron-variant, downstream-variant-500B
rs112684585 -- 2,752,710(+) AGAAC(C/G)GGCAG intron-variant, nc-transcript-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, reference, missense

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for C5orf38 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv950637 CNV deletion 24416366
nsv822977 CNV gain 20364138
nsv822972 CNV gain 20364138
nsv596918 CNV loss 21841781
nsv461913 CNV loss 19166990
nsv1122099 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1074267 CNV deletion 25765185
dgv931n67 CNV gain 20364138

Variation tolerance for C5orf38 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 56.7% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 7.70; 83.00% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for C5orf38 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for C5orf38 Gene

Disorders for C5orf38 Gene

Relevant External Links for C5orf38

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for C5orf38 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for C5orf38 Gene

Publications for C5orf38 Gene

  1. A novel primate specific gene, CEI, is located in the homeobox gene IRXA2 promoter in Homo sapiens. (PMID: 16515847) Wu Q. … Hansen L. (Gene 2006) 2 3 4 64
  2. [High-resolution analysis of chromosome 5 and identification of candidate genes in gastric cancer]. (PMID: 16750006) Yu Y.Y. … Lin Y.Z. (Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi 2006) 2 3 64
  3. Genome-wide association study of selenium concentrations. (PMID: 25343990) Cornelis M.C. … He K. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 2015) 3 64
  4. Genome-wide genotyping in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and neurologically normal controls: first stage analysis and public release of data. (PMID: 17362836) Schymick J.C. … Traynor B.J. (Lancet Neurol 2007) 46 64
  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) 4 64

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