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Aliases for CD38 Gene

Aliases for CD38 Gene

  • CD38 Molecule 2 3
  • ADP-Ribosyl Cyclase 1 2 3 4
  • 2-Phospho-ADP-Ribosyl Cyclase/2-Phospho-Cyclic-ADP-Ribose Transferase 3 4
  • 2-Phospho-Cyclic-ADP-Ribose Transferase 3 4
  • Cyclic ADP-Ribose Hydrolase 1 3 4
  • 2-Phospho-ADP-Ribosyl Cyclase 3 4
  • NAD(+) Nucleosidase 2 3
  • CD38 Antigen (P45) 2 3
  • CADPr Hydrolase 1 3 4
  • ADPRC 1 3 4
  • T10 3 4
  • ADP-Ribosyl Cyclase/Cyclic ADP-Ribose Hydrolase 1 3
  • ADP-Ribosyl Cyclase/Cyclic ADP-Ribose Hydrolase 6
  • CD38 Antigen 4
  • EC 4
  • EC 4

External Ids for CD38 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CD38 Gene

  • GC04P015595
  • GC04P015722
  • GC04P015468
  • GC04P015530
  • GC04P015457
  • GC04P015130

Summaries for CD38 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for CD38 Gene

  • CD38 is a novel multifunctional ectoenzyme widely expressed in cells and tissues especially in leukocytes. CD38 also functions in cell adhesion,signal transduction and calcium signaling. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for CD38 Gene

CD38 (CD38 Molecule) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CD38 include plasmablastic lymphoma and prolymphocytic leukemia. Among its related pathways are Epstein-Barr virus infection and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include NAD+ nucleosidase activity and phosphorus-oxygen lyase activity. An important paralog of this gene is BST1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CD38 Gene

  • Synthesizes the second messagers cyclic ADP-ribose and nicotinate-adenine dinucleotide phosphate, the former a second messenger for glucose-induced insulin secretion. Also has cADPr hydrolase activity. Also moonlights as a receptor in cells of the immune system

Gene Wiki entry for CD38 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for CD38 Gene

Genomics for CD38 Gene

Regulatory Elements for CD38 Gene

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Genomic Location for CD38 Gene

15,778,275 bp from pter
15,853,230 bp from pter
74,956 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for CD38 Gene

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Genomic Location for CD38 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for CD38 Gene

Proteins for CD38 Gene

  • Protein details for CD38 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    ADP-ribosyl cyclase/cyclic ADP-ribose hydrolase 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • O00121
    • O00122
    • Q96HY4

    Protein attributes for CD38 Gene

    300 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    34328 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for CD38 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for CD38 Gene


neXtProt entry for CD38 Gene

Proteomics data for CD38 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for CD38 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn100, Asn164, Asn209, and Asn219
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for CD38 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for CD38 (CD38)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for CD38 Gene

Domains for CD38 Gene

Gene Families for CD38 Gene

  • CD :CD molecules

Protein Domains for CD38 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for CD38 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P28907
  • Belongs to the ADP-ribosyl cyclase family.
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Function for CD38 Gene

Molecular function for CD38 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: cell differentiation antigen CD38 (T10),45kDa,membrane glycoprotein,integral,identified by monoclonal antibody OKT10,HB-7,homolog to Aplysia ADRC gene,involved in insulin secretion through mobi-calcium of mobilisation
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity: NAD(+) + H(2)O = ADP-D-ribose + nicotinamide.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity: NADP(+) + nicotinate = nicotinate-adenine dinucleotide phosphate + nicotinamide.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot EnzymeRegulation: ATP inhibits the hydrolyzing activity
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Synthesizes the second messagers cyclic ADP-ribose and nicotinate-adenine dinucleotide phosphate, the former a second messenger for glucose-induced insulin secretion. Also has cADPr hydrolase activity. Also moonlights as a receptor in cells of the immune system

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for CD38 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CD38 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0003953 NAD+ nucleosidase activity IBA --
GO:0016740 transferase activity IEA --
GO:0016798 hydrolase activity, acting on glycosyl bonds --
GO:0016849 phosphorus-oxygen lyase activity IBA --
GO:0050135 NAD(P)+ nucleosidase activity IEA --
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Animal Models for CD38 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for CD38:

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miRNA for CD38 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target CD38

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No data available for Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for CD38 Gene

Localization for CD38 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CD38 Gene

Membrane; Single-pass type II membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for CD38 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for CD38 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 4
cytosol 2
endoplasmic reticulum 2
extracellular 2
nucleus 2
cytoskeleton 1
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CD38 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IBA --
GO:0009986 cell surface IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane TAS 8253715
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways for CD38 Gene

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Pathways by source for CD38 Gene

1 GeneGo (Thomson Reuters) pathway for CD38 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CD38 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001666 response to hypoxia IEA --
GO:0007165 signal transduction NAS 8253715
GO:0007204 positive regulation of cytosolic calcium ion concentration IEA --
GO:0007565 female pregnancy IEA --
GO:0008152 metabolic process IEA --
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Compounds for CD38 Gene

(8) HMDB Compounds for CD38 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
Adenosine diphosphate ribose
  • (Rib5)ppA
  • adenosindiphosphorsaeure
ADP-ribose 2'-phosphate
  • 2'-phosphoadenosine 5'-[3-(D-ribofuranosyl) dihydrogen diphosphate]
  • 3-Carbamoyl-1-D-ribofuranosylpyridinium hydroxide 5'-ester with adenosine 5'-pyrophosphate
  • 1,4-Dihydronicotinamide adenine dinucleotide

(37) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for CD38 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
cyclic adp-ribose 94.4 115
nicotinamide guanine dinucleotide 79 2
nad+ 78.8 49
naadp 76.5 9
adpribose 69 22
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Transcripts for CD38 Gene

Unigene Clusters for CD38 Gene

CD38 molecule:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for CD38 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for CD38 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for CD38 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for CD38 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for CD38 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Spleen (5.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for CD38 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for CD38 Gene Hs.479214

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CD38 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed at high levels in pancreas, liver, kidney, brain, testis, ovary, placenta, malignant lymphoma and neuroblastoma.
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Orthologs for CD38 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for CD38 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CD38 35
  • 99.33 (n)
  • 99 (a)
CD38 36
  • 99 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CD38 36
  • 43 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia CD38 35
  • 73.87 (n)
  • 59.12 (a)
CD38 36
  • 47 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Cd38 35
  • 72.3 (n)
  • 59.8 (a)
Cd38 16
Cd38 36
  • 58 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia CD38 36
  • 47 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia CD38 36
  • 42 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Cd38 35
  • 72.75 (n)
  • 59.46 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CD38 35
  • 60.73 (n)
  • 47.77 (a)
CD38 36
  • 42 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia cd38 35
  • 52.36 (n)
  • 40.89 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii CR318624.1 36
  • 30 (a)
LOC101886891 35
  • 48.65 (n)
  • 34.68 (a)
Species with no ortholog for CD38:
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for CD38 Gene

Gene Tree for CD38 (if available)
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Paralogs for CD38 Gene

Paralogs for CD38 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for CD38 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for CD38 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CD38 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 04 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs884148 -- 15,781,200(-) CAAAG(G/T)GCAGA intron-variant
rs950566 -- 15,838,170(-) AAATG(C/T)GTACC intron-variant
rs953870 -- 15,825,878(+) CTTAT(C/G)CTGCC intron-variant
rs1004124 -- 15,847,965(-) TGTCA(C/G)AACCT intron-variant
rs1112243 -- 15,832,340(+) TTCTG(C/T)ATCTA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for CD38 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv10460 CNV Loss 18304495
nsv878714 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv878715 CNV Loss 21882294
esv2676893 CNV Deletion 23128226
nsv527861 CNV Gain 19592680

Relevant External Links for CD38 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CD38 Gene

Disorders for CD38 Gene

(35) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for CD38 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
lymphocytic leukemia chronic b-cell 86.6 24
leukemia lymphocytic chronic 85.7 32
leukaemia lymphocytic 67.6 12
leukemia 49.6 11
chromosomal aberrations 44.7 13

Relevant External Links for CD38

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CD38 Gene

Publications for CD38 Gene

  1. Isolation of a cDNA encoding the human CD38 (T10) molecule, a cell surface glycoprotein with an unusual discontinuous pattern of expression during lymphocyte differentiation. (PMID: 2319135) Jackson D.G. … Bell J.I. (J. Immunol. 1990) 2 3 4 23
  2. Human gene encoding CD38 (ADP-ribosyl cyclase/cyclic ADP-ribose hydrolase): organization, nucleotide sequence and alternative splicing. (PMID: 9074508) Nata K. … Okamoto H. (Gene 1997) 2 3 4 23
  3. A missense mutation in the CD38 gene, a novel factor for insulin secretion: association with Type II diabetes mellitus in Japanese subjects and evidence of abnormal function when expressed in vitro. (PMID: 9754820) Yagui K. … Kanatsuka A. (Diabetologia 1998) 3 4 23 48
  4. CD38 polymorphisms in Spanish patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. (PMID: 15219386) GonzA!lez-Escribano M.F. … NA_A+ez-RoldA!n A. (Hum. Immunol. 2004) 3 23 48
  5. CD38 gene polymorphism and chronic lymphocytic leukemia: a role in transformation to Richter syndrome? (PMID: 18424664) Aydin S. … Deaglio S. (Blood 2008) 3 23 48

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