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Aliases for DEFB135 Gene

Aliases for DEFB135 Gene

  • Defensin Beta 135 2 3 5
  • Defensin, Beta 135 2 4
  • Beta-Defensin 135 3
  • Beta-Defensin 136 3
  • DEFB136 3

External Ids for DEFB135 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DEFB135 Gene

  • GC08P011878
  • GC08P010770
  • GC08P011839

Summaries for DEFB135 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for DEFB135 Gene

  • Defensins are cysteine-rich cationic polypeptides that are important in the immunologic response to invading microorganisms. The antimicrobial protein encoded by this gene is secreted and is a member of the beta defensin protein family. Beta defensin genes are found in several clusters throughout the genome, with this gene mapping to a cluster at 8p23. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2014]

GeneCards Summary for DEFB135 Gene

DEFB135 (Defensin Beta 135) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Immune System and Defensins.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DEFB135 Gene

  • Has antibacterial activity.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for DEFB135 Gene

Genomics for DEFB135 Gene

Regulatory Elements for DEFB135 Gene

Enhancers for DEFB135 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
GH08F011856 0.6 ENCODE 16.3 -119.2 -119185 12.5 PKNOX1 MLX WRNIP1 ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 CTSB DEFB135 ZNF705D LINC00208 ZNF705CP LINC00529 ENSG00000249316 OR7E10P FAM167A-AS1 FDFT1
GH08F011799 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE 16.2 -177.5 -177500 11.2 PKNOX1 CREB3L1 WRNIP1 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 ZNF207 FDFT1 FAM85A DEFB135 LINC00208 ZNF705D LINC00529 ENSG00000249316 ZNF705CP OR7E10P NEIL2
GH08F011199 0.6 ENCODE 16.2 -781.6 -781557 3.4 HDGF PKNOX1 SIN3A GLI4 ZNF2 YY1 GLIS2 CBX5 ZNF143 ZNF207 LINC00529 ENSG00000249316 LINC00208 RNA5SP252 DEFB135 ZNF705D PINX1 PRSS52P LOC101929290 LOC100420053
GH08F011472 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 16.2 -506.9 -506889 5.1 PKNOX1 CBX3 SIN3A FEZF1 ZNF2 YY1 ZNF121 ELK1 ZNF366 SCRT2 FAM167A LINC00208 ENSG00000249316 LINC00529 DEFB135 ZNF705D ZNF705CP RNA5SP252 LOC105379241 PRSS52P
GH08F011464 0.9 FANTOM5 ENCODE 16.2 -516.0 -516015 3.9 HDGF ATF1 PKNOX1 WRNIP1 ZNF493 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 ZNF2 ZNF121 FAM167A LINC00208 ENSG00000249316 LINC00529 DEFB135 RNA5SP252 ZNF705D ZNF705CP PRSS52P PINX1
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Enhancers around DEFB135 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for DEFB135 Gene

11,982,321 bp from pter
11,984,590 bp from pter
2,270 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for DEFB135 Gene

Genes around DEFB135 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
DEFB135 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for DEFB135 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for DEFB135 Gene

Proteins for DEFB135 Gene

  • Protein details for DEFB135 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Beta-defensin 135
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q4QY37

    Protein attributes for DEFB135 Gene

    77 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    8754 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for DEFB135 Gene

Post-translational modifications for DEFB135 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

Other Protein References for DEFB135 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for DEFB135 Gene

Domains & Families for DEFB135 Gene

Gene Families for DEFB135 Gene

Protein Domains for DEFB135 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for DEFB135 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the beta-defensin family.
  • Belongs to the beta-defensin family.
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Function for DEFB135 Gene

Molecular function for DEFB135 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Has antibacterial activity.

Phenotypes for DEFB135 Gene

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for DEFB135 Gene

Localization for DEFB135 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DEFB135 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for DEFB135 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for DEFB135 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DEFB135 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
GO:0009986 cell surface IBA --
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Pathways & Interactions for DEFB135 Gene

SuperPathways for DEFB135 Gene

SuperPathway Contained pathways
1 Defensins
2 Immune System
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Pathways by source for DEFB135 Gene

4 Reactome pathways for DEFB135 Gene

Interacting Proteins for DEFB135 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DEFB135 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006952 defense response IEA --
GO:0042742 defense response to bacterium IEA,IBA --
GO:0045087 innate immune response IBA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for DEFB135 Gene

Transcripts for DEFB135 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for DEFB135 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for DEFB135 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for DEFB135 Gene

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ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for DEFB135 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for DEFB135 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of DEFB135 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for DEFB135 Gene:

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for DEFB135 Gene

Orthologs for DEFB135 Gene

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

Orthologs for DEFB135 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 98 (a)
DEFB135 34 35
  • 90.48 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Defb30 35
  • 48 (a)
Species where no ortholog for DEFB135 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)
  • 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 DEFB135 Gene

Gene Tree for DEFB135 (if available)
Gene Tree for DEFB135 (if available)

Paralogs for DEFB135 Gene

(4) SIMAP similar genes for DEFB135 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for DEFB135 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for DEFB135 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 08 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs10086500 -- 11,981,423(+) AAAGT(A/G)CGTGC upstream-variant-2KB
rs10086836 -- 11,981,730(+) TTTTG(A/G)GGAGC upstream-variant-2KB
rs111338943 -- 11,984,369(+) TGACA(A/G)CATGA intron-variant
rs112465446 -- 11,981,226(+) TATCA(A/T)GCCTG upstream-variant-2KB
rs112652650 -- 11,982,313(+) TTTGC(C/T)GATTG upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for DEFB135 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv1269e199 CNV deletion 23128226
esv2736614 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2759593 CNV gain+loss 17122850
esv3616263 CNV loss 21293372
esv3862 OTHER sequence alteration 18987735
nsv1016332 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1018042 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1026344 CNV loss 25217958
nsv1034132 CNV gain 25217958
nsv428195 CNV gain 18775914
nsv465468 CNV gain 19166990
nsv516685 CNV gain+loss 19592680
nsv610293 CNV gain 21841781
nsv610294 CNV gain 21841781

Variation tolerance for DEFB135 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 61.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 4.07; 60.81% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

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SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DEFB135 Gene

Disorders for DEFB135 Gene

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Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for DEFB135 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for DEFB135 Gene

Publications for DEFB135 Gene

  1. Cross-species analysis of the mammalian beta-defensin gene family: presence of syntenic gene clusters and preferential expression in the male reproductive tract. (PMID: 16033865) Patil A.A. … Zhang G. (Physiol. Genomics 2005) 2 3 4 64
  2. Discovery of five conserved beta-defensin gene clusters using a computational search strategy. (PMID: 11854508) Schutte B.C. … McCray P.B. Jr. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2002) 3 64

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