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Aliases for DNAL1 Gene

Aliases for DNAL1 Gene

  • Dynein Axonemal Light Chain 1 2 3
  • Dynein, Axonemal, Light Chain 1 3 5
  • C14orf168 3 4
  • Chromosome 14 Open Reading Frame 168 2
  • CILD16 3

External Ids for DNAL1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for DNAL1 Gene

  • C14orf168

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DNAL1 Gene

  • GC14P073183
  • GC14P074111
  • GC14P054279

Summaries for DNAL1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for DNAL1 Gene

  • This gene encodes an axonemal dynein light chain which functions as a component of the outer dynein arms complex. This complex acts as the molecular motor that provides the force to move cilia in an ATP-dependent manner. The encoded protein is expressed in tissues with motile cilia or flagella and may be involved in the movement of sperm flagella. Alternate splicing results in multiple transcript variants.[provided by RefSeq, Jan 2011]

GeneCards Summary for DNAL1 Gene

DNAL1 (Dynein Axonemal Light Chain 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DNAL1 include Ciliary Dyskinesia, Primary, 16 and Ciliary Dyskinesia, Primary, 1, With Or Without Situs Inversus. Among its related pathways are Respiratory electron transport, ATP synthesis by chemiosmotic coupling, and heat production by uncoupling proteins..

Gene Wiki entry for DNAL1 Gene

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for DNAL1 Gene

Genomics for DNAL1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for DNAL1 Gene

Enhancers for DNAL1 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around DNAL1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for DNAL1 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around DNAL1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for DNAL1 Gene

73,644,875 bp from pter
73,703,732 bp from pter
58,858 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for DNAL1 Gene

Genes around DNAL1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
DNAL1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for DNAL1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for DNAL1 Gene

Proteins for DNAL1 Gene

  • Protein details for DNAL1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Dynein light chain 1, axonemal
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RD38
    • Q5JPB7
    • Q9BS43

    Protein attributes for DNAL1 Gene

    190 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    21533 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with DNAH5.
    • Sequence=AAH05343.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for DNAL1 Gene


neXtProt entry for DNAL1 Gene

Proteomics data for DNAL1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for DNAL1 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Antibody Products

  • Abcam antibodies for DNAL1
  • Santa Cruz Biotechnology (SCBT) Antibodies for DNAL1

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for DNAL1 Gene

Domains & Families for DNAL1 Gene

Protein Domains for DNAL1 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for DNAL1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 LRRCT domain.
  • Belongs to the dynein light chain LC1-type family.
  • Contains 4 LRR (leucine-rich) repeats.
  • Contains 1 LRRCT domain.
  • Belongs to the dynein light chain LC1-type family.
  • Contains 4 LRR (leucine-rich) repeats.
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No data available for Gene Families for DNAL1 Gene

Function for DNAL1 Gene

Molecular function for DNAL1 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
dynein,axonemal,motor protein interacting with microtubules,light chain 1,inner arm,of unknown function,essential for motility of cilia and flagella,expressed in testis
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Human Phenotype Ontology for DNAL1 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

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miRNA for DNAL1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target DNAL1

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for DNAL1 Gene

Localization for DNAL1 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for DNAL1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for DNAL1 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 3
cytoskeleton 2
cytosol 2
plasma membrane 2
mitochondrion 1

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DNAL1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for DNAL1 Gene

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Pathways by source for DNAL1 Gene

1 KEGG pathway for DNAL1 Gene

Interacting Proteins for DNAL1 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DNAL1 Gene


No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for DNAL1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for DNAL1 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for DNAL1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for DNAL1 Gene

Dynein, axonemal, light chain 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for DNAL1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for DNAL1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for DNAL1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for DNAL1 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for DNAL1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x4.6).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for DNAL1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (40.8) and Frontal cortex (6.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for DNAL1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for DNAL1 Gene Hs.271270

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for DNAL1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in tissues carrying motile cilia such as testis.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for DNAL1 Gene

- Elite partner

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Orthologs for DNAL1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for DNAL1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia DNAL1 35
  • 94.21 (n)
  • 95.26 (a)
DNAL1 36
  • 95 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia DNAL1 35
  • 93.81 (n)
  • 97.27 (a)
DNAL1 36
  • 96 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Dnal1 35
  • 88.6 (n)
  • 93.16 (a)
Dnal1 16
Dnal1 36
  • 93 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia DNAL1 35
  • 99.82 (n)
  • 99.47 (a)
DNAL1 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Dnal1 35
  • 88.77 (n)
  • 93.68 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia DNAL1 36
  • 36 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 69 (a)
-- 36
  • 85 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves DNAL1 35
  • 80.6 (n)
  • 84.66 (a)
DNAL1 36
  • 81 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia DNAL1 36
  • 88 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia dnal1 35
  • 74.91 (n)
  • 85.26 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii dnal1 35
  • 73.37 (n)
  • 82.54 (a)
dnal1 36
  • 81 (a)
DNAL1 (2 of 2) 36
  • 78 (a)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP004416 35
  • 59.61 (n)
  • 64.02 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG8800 35
  • 55.61 (n)
  • 58.82 (a)
CG10839 36
  • 53 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.14200 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 76 (a)
Species with no ortholog for DNAL1:
  • 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)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • 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)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for DNAL1 Gene

Gene Tree for DNAL1 (if available)
Gene Tree for DNAL1 (if available)

Paralogs for DNAL1 Gene

(3) SIMAP similar genes for DNAL1 Gene using alignment to 7 proteins:

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No data available for Paralogs for DNAL1 Gene

Variants for DNAL1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for DNAL1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_065739 Ciliary dyskinesia, primary, 16 (CILD16)
rs7140570 -- 73,674,726(+) ttgta(A/G)agaca intron-variant
rs7401256 -- 73,649,448(+) cggca(A/C)atttt intron-variant
rs7494299 -- 73,690,021(+) aaaaa(A/G)agtga intron-variant
rs8003105 -- 73,696,142(+) ATATC(C/G)TATTT downstream-variant-500B, utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for DNAL1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv641e1 CNV Complex 17122850
nsv428295 CNV Gain 18775914
nsv832828 CNV Gain+Loss 17160897
nsv902089 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv1959n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv902091 CNV Gain 21882294

Variation tolerance for DNAL1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 57.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.81; 16.96% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for DNAL1 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DNAL1 Gene

Disorders for DNAL1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(6) MalaCards diseases for DNAL1 Gene - From: OMIM, ClinVar, GeneTests, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, and GeneCards

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  • Ciliary dyskinesia, primary, 16 (CILD16) [MIM:614017]: A disorder characterized by abnormalities of motile cilia. Respiratory infections leading to chronic inflammation and bronchiectasis are recurrent, due to defects in the respiratory cilia; reduced fertility is often observed in male patients due to abnormalities of sperm tails. Half of the patients exhibit randomization of left-right body asymmetry and situs inversus, due to dysfunction of monocilia at the embryonic node. Primary ciliary dyskinesia associated with situs inversus is referred to as Kartagener syndrome. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:21496787}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for DNAL1

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
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No data available for Genatlas for DNAL1 Gene

Publications for DNAL1 Gene

  1. Identification and analysis of axonemal dynein light chain 1 in primary ciliary dyskinesia patients. (PMID: 15845866) Horvath J. … Omran H. (Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol. 2005) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Knockdown of MAP4 and DNAL1 produces a post-fusion and pre-nuclear translocation impairment in HIV-1 replication. (PMID: 22018492) Gallo D.E. … Hope T.J. (Virology 2012) 3
  3. Primary ciliary dyskinesia caused by homozygous mutation in DNAL1, encoding dynein light chain 1. (PMID: 21496787) Mazor M. … Parvari R. (Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2011) 3
  4. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose J.E. … Uhl G.R. (Mol. Med. 2010) 3
  5. Identification of host proteins required for HIV infection through a functional genomic screen. (PMID: 18187620) Brass A.L. … Elledge S.J. (Science 2008) 3

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