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Aliases for DSEL Gene

Aliases for DSEL Gene

  • Dermatan Sulfate Epimerase-Like 2 3 5
  • C18orf4 3 4
  • NCAG1 3 4
  • Dermatan-Sulfate Epimerase-Like Protein 3
  • Chromosome 18 Open Reading Frame 4 2
  • EC 5.1.-.- 4

External Ids for DSEL Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for DSEL Gene

  • C18orf4

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DSEL Gene

  • GC18M063325
  • GC18M065173
  • GC18M061894

Summaries for DSEL Gene

GeneCards Summary for DSEL Gene

DSEL (Dermatan Sulfate Epimerase-Like) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Chondroitin sulfate/dermatan sulfate metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include sulfotransferase activity and isomerase activity. An important paralog of this gene is DSE.

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 DSEL Gene

Genomics for DSEL Gene

Regulatory Elements for DSEL Gene

Enhancers for DSEL 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
GH18F067217 0.7 ENCODE 10.8 +299.2 299202 0.2 CTCF ZNF654 SMC3 TRIM22 REST RAD21 DSEL GC18P067256 RPL31P9
GH18F067417 0.9 Ensembl ENCODE 10.4 +98.8 98767 1.4 IRF2 TAF1 IRF1 PRDM1 DSEL GC18P067446 GC18M067379
GH18F067232 1 Ensembl ENCODE 10.3 +284.2 284154 1.4 JUN ZBTB40 DSEL GC18P067256 RPL31P9
GH18F067620 0.2 ENCODE 10.2 -104.6 -104647 2.1 HNF4G RAD21 YY1 DSEL LOC105372174 GC18M067603
GH18F067243 0.2 Ensembl 10.2 +272.8 272780 1.2 DSEL GC18P067256 RPL31P9
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association Download Table
Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around DSEL on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for DSEL Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00001516122 879 3000 ARID4B ZNF48 RAD21 GLIS2 ZNF366 SCRT2 ZNF263 ZNF654 SP3 CEBPB

Genomic Location for DSEL Gene

67,506,582 bp from pter
67,516,980 bp from pter
10,399 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for DSEL Gene

Genes around DSEL on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

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

RefSeq DNA sequence for DSEL Gene

Proteins for DSEL Gene

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

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Dermatan-sulfate epimerase-like protein
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q17RH1
    • Q6P5Z3

    Protein attributes for DSEL Gene

    1212 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    139238 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAI17326.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAN32895.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for DSEL Gene

Post-translational modifications for DSEL Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 28, Asn 666, Asn 688, Asn 709, and Asn 874
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for DSEL Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for DSEL Gene

Domains & Families for DSEL Gene

Protein Domains for DSEL Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for DSEL Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the dermatan-sulfate isomerase family.
  • Belongs to the dermatan-sulfate isomerase family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with DSEL: view

No data available for Gene Families for DSEL Gene

Function for DSEL Gene

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for DSEL Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for DSEL Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0008146 sulfotransferase activity IEA --
GO:0016853 isomerase activity IEA --
GO:0047757 chondroitin-glucuronate 5-epimerase activity TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DSEL: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with DSEL: view

Animal Models for DSEL Gene

MGI Knock Outs for DSEL:

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No data available for Molecular function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for DSEL Gene

Localization for DSEL Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DSEL Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for DSEL Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for DSEL gene
Compartment Confidence
golgi apparatus 5
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DSEL Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000139 Golgi membrane TAS --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DSEL: view

Pathways & Interactions for DSEL Gene

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

Interacting Proteins for DSEL Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: Q8IZU8-DSEL_HUMAN for DSEL Gene via IID

Symbol External ID(s) Details

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DSEL Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0030204 chondroitin sulfate metabolic process IEA --
GO:0030205 dermatan sulfate metabolic process IEA --
GO:0030208 dermatan sulfate biosynthetic process TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with DSEL: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for DSEL Gene

Transcripts for DSEL Gene

mRNA/cDNA for DSEL Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(6) Additional mRNA sequences :
(44) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for DSEL Gene

Dermatan sulfate epimerase-like:
Representative Sequences:

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

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for DSEL Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for DSEL Gene

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

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for DSEL Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal ovary (69.0).

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

Protein tissue co-expression partners for DSEL Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of DSEL Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for DSEL Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for DSEL Gene:

Tissue specificity: Expressed in different brain areas as well as in multiple other peripheral tissues.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with DSEL: view

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for DSEL Gene

Orthologs for DSEL Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for DSEL Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia DSEL 34 35
  • 99.86 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia DSEL 34 35
  • 92.38 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Dsel 34 16 35
  • 88.73 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Dsel 34
  • 88.01 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia DSEL 34 35
  • 86.36 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia DSEL 35
  • 83 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia DSEL 35
  • 77 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves DSEL 34 35
  • 76.49 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia DSEL 35
  • 77 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia dsel 34
  • 70.65 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii dsela 34 35
  • 62.78 (n)
DSEL (2 of 2) 35
  • 62 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 39 (a)
Species where no ortholog for DSEL 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 DSEL Gene

Gene Tree for DSEL (if available)
Gene Tree for DSEL (if available)

Paralogs for DSEL Gene

Paralogs for DSEL Gene

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

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with DSEL: view

Variants for DSEL Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for DSEL Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 18 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_036528 A colorectal cancer sample
rs12953840 --
rs2279269 --
rs35479856 --

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv3383n100 CNV gain 25217958
esv3642903 CNV gain 21293372
nsv1057236 CNV loss 25217958
nsv458102 CNV loss 19166990
nsv577157 CNV loss 21841781
nsv577302 CNV loss 21841781
nsv577311 CNV loss 21841781
nsv577312 CNV loss 21841781

Variation tolerance for DSEL Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 44.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 10.69; 91.47% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for DSEL Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

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

Disorders for DSEL Gene

Relevant External Links for DSEL

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

No disorders were found for DSEL Gene.

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

Publications for DSEL Gene

  1. Genome-wide association study of recurrent early-onset major depressive disorder. (PMID: 20125088) Shi J. … Levinson D.F. (Mol. Psychiatry 2011) 3 46 64
  2. A genome-wide study of common SNPs and CNVs in cognitive performance in the CANTAB. (PMID: 19734545) Need A.C. … Goldstein D.B. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 2009) 3 46 64
  3. Biosynthesis of dermatan sulfate: chondroitin-glucuronate C5- epimerase is identical to SART2. (PMID: 16505484) Maccarana M. … Malmstroem A. (J. Biol. Chem. 2006) 2 3 64
  4. 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) 3 4 64
  5. A novel CpG-associated brain-expressed candidate gene for chromosome 18q-linked bipolar disorder. (PMID: 12556911) Goossens D. … Del-Favero J. (Mol. Psychiatry 2003) 3 4 64

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