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Aliases for CTSV Gene

Aliases for CTSV Gene

  • Cathepsin V 2 3 4 5
  • Cathepsin L2 2 3
  • Cathepsin U 3 4
  • CTSL2 3 4
  • CATL2 3 4
  • CTSU 3 4
  • Cathepsin L2, Preproprotein 3
  • EC 4
  • EC 3.4.22 61

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Previous HGNC Symbols for CTSV Gene

  • CTSL2

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CTSV Gene

  • GC09M099791

Summaries for CTSV Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for CTSV Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene, a member of the peptidase C1 family, is a lysosomal cysteine proteinase that may play an important role in corneal physiology. This gene is expressed in colorectal and breast carcinomas but not in normal colon, mammary gland, or peritumoral tissues, suggesting a possible role for this gene in tumor processes. Alternatively spliced variants, encoding the same protein, have been identified. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2011]

GeneCards Summary for CTSV Gene

CTSV (Cathepsin V) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Immune System and Antigen processing-Cross presentation. GO annotations related to this gene include protein complex binding and cysteine-type endopeptidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is CTSL.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CTSV Gene

  • Cysteine protease. May have an important role in corneal physiology.

Gene Wiki entry for CTSV Gene

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

Genomics for CTSV Gene

Regulatory Elements for CTSV Gene

Enhancers for CTSV 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
GH09F097012 1.1 FANTOM5 ENCODE 13.1 +26.2 26229 1.8 ATF1 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF48 GLIS2 KLF13 SP3 ZNF518A KAT8 CTSV AAED1 TDRD7 ZNF782 YRDCP2
GH09F097087 1 ENCODE 11.8 -48.9 -48906 2.4 RFX1 PKNOX1 MTA2 HLF IKZF1 EED TARDBP HMBOX1 CTSV GAS2L1P2 VN1R51P
GH09F097000 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE 11.6 +38.3 38343 3.8 ATF1 PKNOX1 ZNF121 ZNF316 NCOR1 EED NFE2 ETV6 FOS MTA2 CTSV GAS2L1P2 ZNF782 YRDCP2
GH09F096999 0.7 Ensembl 11.5 +40.5 40543 0.2 CTSV ZNF782 YRDCP2
GH09F096998 0.2 Ensembl 11.5 +40.9 40943 0.2 CTSV ZNF782 YRDCP2
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Enhancers around CTSV on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for CTSV Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00001309382 443 1601 HDAC1 ATF1 MLX ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF48 CREM EGR2 SP3

Genomic Location for CTSV Gene

97,029,677 bp from pter
97,039,643 bp from pter
9,967 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for CTSV Gene

Genes around CTSV on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

Proteins for CTSV Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Cathepsin L2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • O60233
    • Q2TB86
    • Q5T1U0

    Protein attributes for CTSV Gene

    334 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    37329 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for CTSV Gene

neXtProt entry for CTSV Gene

Selected DME Specific Peptides for CTSV Gene


Post-translational modifications for CTSV Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 221 and Asn 292
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for CTSV Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

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Domains & Families for CTSV Gene

Gene Families for CTSV Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for CTSV Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the peptidase C1 family.
  • Belongs to the peptidase C1 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with CTSV: view

Function for CTSV Gene

Molecular function for CTSV Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
cathepsin V,thymus and testis specific cysteine protease
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
The recombinant enzyme hydrolyzes proteins (serum albumin, collagen) and synthetic substrates (Z-Phe-Arg-NHMec > Z-Leu-Arg-NHMec > Z-Val-Arg-NHMec).
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Cysteine protease. May have an important role in corneal physiology.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for CTSV Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for CTSV Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004177 aminopeptidase activity IEA --
GO:0004197 cysteine-type endopeptidase activity IEA,TAS --
GO:0004252 serine-type endopeptidase activity TAS --
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 12809493
GO:0008233 peptidase activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CTSV: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with CTSV: view

Animal Models for CTSV Gene

MGI Knock Outs for CTSV:

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miRNA for CTSV Gene

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No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for CTSV Gene

Localization for CTSV Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CTSV Gene


Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CTSV Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
GO:0005615 extracellular space IEA,IBA --
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
GO:0005730 nucleolus IEA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CTSV: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS for CTSV Gene

Pathways & Interactions for CTSV Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with CTSV: view

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CTSV Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006508 proteolysis IEA --
GO:0007154 cell communication IEA --
GO:0007283 spermatogenesis IEA --
GO:0008584 male gonad development IEA --
GO:0009267 cellular response to starvation IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with CTSV: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for CTSV Gene

Drugs & Compounds for CTSV Gene

(10) Drugs for CTSV Gene - From: DrugBank, ApexBio, Tocris, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
3-amino-5-phenylpentane Experimental Pharma Target 0
4-Methylpiperazin-1-Yl Carbonyl Group Experimental Pharma Target 0
E-64-c Pharma Inhibitor of cysteine proteinases 0
Odanacatib (MK-0822) Pharma Cathepsin K,potent and selective 0
CA 074 Pharma Cathepsin B inhibitor, Selective cathepsin B inhibitor 0

(5) Tocris Compounds for CTSV Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
CA 074 Selective cathepsin B inhibitor 134448-10-5
Calpeptin Calpain and cathepsin L inhibitor 117591-20-5
E 64 Potent and irreversible cysteine protease inhibitor 66701-25-5
E 64d Cathepsin inhibitor; interferes with autolysosomal digestion 88321-09-9
L 006235 Potent cathepsin K inhibitor 294623-49-7

(2) ApexBio Compounds for CTSV Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
E-64-c Inhibitor of cysteine proteinases 76684-89-4
Odanacatib (MK-0822) Cathepsin K,potent and selective 603139-19-1
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with CTSV: view

Transcripts for CTSV Gene

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

ExUns: 1 ^ 2a · 2b · 2c · 2d ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b · 4c ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b · 7c · 7d ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10
SP1: - - - - - -
SP2: - - - - - - -
SP3: - - - -
SP4: - - -
SP5: - - -
SP6: -
SP7: - -

Relevant External Links for CTSV Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for CTSV Gene

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

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

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

This gene is overexpressed in Skin - Not Sun Exposed (Suprapubic) (x10.3), Testis (x9.8), Skin - Sun Exposed (Lower leg) (x8.6), Cervix - Ectocervix (x6.3), and Esophagus - Mucosa (x4.1).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for CTSV Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Hair follicle (47.6) and Cervix (21.0).

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

Protein tissue co-expression partners for CTSV Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of CTSV Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CTSV Gene:

Tissue specificity: Predominantly expressed in the thymus and testis. Also expressed in corneal epithelium, and to a lesser extent in conjunctival epithelium and skin.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with CTSV: view

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Orthologs for CTSV Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for CTSV Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia CTSL2 34
  • 99.8 (n)
  • 99 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LOC102156614 34
  • 85.94 (n)
CTSL1 35 35
  • 82 (a)
-- 35
  • 77 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia CTSV 34
  • 83.68 (n)
CTSL2 35
  • 80 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Ctsl1 34
  • 77.38 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Ctsl 34 16 35
  • 76.18 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 65 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 64 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves CTSL2 34 35
  • 69.06 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 35
  • 59 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia ctsv 34
  • 67.56 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii ctsla 34 35
  • 68.17 (n)
ctsll 35
  • 63 (a)
si:dkey-239j18.2 35
  • 60 (a)
si:dkey-239j18.3 35
  • 60 (a)
si:dkey-269i1.3 35
  • 60 (a)
si:dkey-269i1.4 35 35
  • 60 (a)
si:dkey-26g8.4 35
  • 60 (a)
si:dkey-26g8.5 35
  • 60 (a)
zgc:174153 35
  • 60 (a)
zgc:174855 35
  • 60 (a)
ctslb 35 35 35
  • 57 (a)
rainbow trout
(Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Actinopterygii Omy.166 34
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP011828 34
  • 55.93 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Cp1 34 35
  • 54.68 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea cpl-1 34 35
  • 53.07 (n)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT3G19390 34
  • 49.17 (n)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os04g0670200 34
  • 51.3 (n)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 55 (a)
-- 35
  • 47 (a)
Species where no ortholog for CTSV was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for CTSV Gene

Gene Tree for CTSV (if available)
Gene Tree for CTSV (if available)

Paralogs for CTSV Gene

Paralogs for CTSV Gene

(8) SIMAP similar genes for CTSV Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for CTSV Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CTSV Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10118886 -- 97,036,011(+) TAATG(G/T)TACTT intron-variant
rs10118923 -- 97,036,130(+) TAGTG(G/T)TGCGA intron-variant
rs10123754 -- 97,029,926(+) ATGTG(C/T)TGCAC utr-variant-3-prime
rs10123757 -- 97,029,967(+) CCATA(C/T)AGCCT utr-variant-3-prime
rs10559235 -- 97,039,840(+) AAAAA(-/A)GAGTT upstream-variant-2KB

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv520001 CNV loss 19592680
nsv831661 CNV loss 17160897
nsv831662 CNV gain 17160897

Variation tolerance for CTSV Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 57.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.94; 35.98% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for CTSV Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

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

Disorders for CTSV Gene

Relevant External Links for CTSV

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for CTSV Gene.

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

Publications for CTSV Gene

  1. Human cathepsin V functional expression, tissue distribution, electrostatic surface potential, enzymatic characterization, and chromosomal localization. (PMID: 10029531) Broemme D. … Mehler E. (Biochemistry 1999) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. Cathepsin L2, a novel human cysteine proteinase produced by breast and colorectal carcinomas. (PMID: 9563472) Santamaria I. … Lopez-Otin C. (Cancer Res. 1998) 2 3 4 22 64
  3. Crystal structure of human cathepsin V. (PMID: 11027133) Somoza J.R. … McGrath M.E. (Biochemistry 2000) 3 4 22 64
  4. Genomic organization and chromosomal localization of the human cathepsin L2 gene. (PMID: 10382972) Itoh R. … Okubo K. (DNA Res. 1999) 3 4 22 64
  5. Isolation and characterization of human cathepsin V: a major proteinase in corneal epithelium. (PMID: 9727401) Adachi W. … Okubo K. (Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1998) 3 4 22 64

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