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Aliases for DUX4L8 Gene

Aliases for DUX4L8 Gene

  • Double Homeobox 4 Like 8 2 3 5
  • Double Homeobox 4 Like 8 (Pseudogene) 2 3
  • Double Homeobox 2 2 3
  • Putative Double Homeobox Protein 2 3
  • Double Homeobox, 2 2
  • DUX2 3

External Ids for DUX4L8 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for DUX4L8 Gene

  • DUX2

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DUX4L8 Gene

  • GC04P190991
  • GC04P190993
  • GC04P191000
  • GC04P191019
  • GC04P191024
  • GC04P191029
  • GC04P191034
  • GC04P191041

Summaries for DUX4L8 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for DUX4L8 Gene

  • This gene is located within a D4Z4 repeat array in the subtelomeric region of chromosome 4q. The D4Z4 repeat is polymorphic in length and a similar D4Z4 repeat array has been identified on chromosome 10. Each D4Z4 repeat unit has an open reading frame (named DUX4) that encodes two homeoboxes; the repeat-array and ORF is conserved in other mammals. There is no evidence for transcription of the gene at this locus though RT-PCR and in vitro expression experiments indicate that a telomeric paralog of this gene is transcribed in some haplotypes. Contraction of the macrosatellite repeat causes autosomal dominant facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). [provided by RefSeq, Jun 2014]

GeneCards Summary for DUX4L8 Gene

DUX4L8 (Double Homeobox 4 Like 8) is a Pseudogene. An important paralog of this gene is DUX4L2.

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for DUX4L8 Gene

Genomics for DUX4L8 Gene

Genomic Location for DUX4L8 Gene

190,067,935 bp from pter
190,069,219 bp from pter
1,285 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for DUX4L8 Gene

Genes around DUX4L8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
DUX4L8 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for DUX4L8 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for DUX4L8 Gene

No data available for Regulatory Elements for DUX4L8 Gene

Proteins for DUX4L8 Gene

Post-translational modifications for DUX4L8 Gene

No Post-translational modifications

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for DUX4L8 Gene

Domains & Families for DUX4L8 Gene

Gene Families for DUX4L8 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for DUX4L8 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

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No data available for Protein Domains and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DUX4L8 Gene

Function for DUX4L8 Gene

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Animal Model Products

No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for DUX4L8 Gene

Localization for DUX4L8 Gene

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for DUX4L8 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for DUX4L8 Gene

SuperPathways for DUX4L8 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for DUX4L8 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for DUX4L8 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for DUX4L8 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for DUX4L8 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for DUX4L8 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for DUX4L8 Gene

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

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for DUX4L8 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for DUX4L8 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for DUX4L8 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for DUX4L8 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for DUX4L8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Heart (48.4) and Brain (20.6).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from for DUX4L8 Gene

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Protein tissue co-expression partners for DUX4L8 Gene

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for DUX4L8 Gene

Orthologs for DUX4L8 Gene

Evolution for DUX4L8 Gene

Gene Tree for DUX4L8 (if available)
Gene Tree for DUX4L8 (if available)

No data available for Orthologs for DUX4L8 Gene

Paralogs for DUX4L8 Gene

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Variants for DUX4L8 Gene

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar , Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) , Variation tolerance and Relevant External Links for DUX4L8 Gene

Disorders for DUX4L8 Gene

No disorders were found for DUX4L8 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Genatlas and External Links for DUX4L8 Gene

Publications for DUX4L8 Gene

  1. Evolutionary conservation of a coding function for D4Z4, the tandem DNA repeat mutated in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy. (PMID: 17668377) Clapp J. … Hewitt J.E. (Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2007) 3 67
  2. DUX4, a candidate gene of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, encodes a transcriptional activator of PITX1. (PMID: 17984056) Dixit M. … Chen Y.W. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2007) 3
  3. Active genes in junk DNA? Characterization of DUX genes embedded within 3.3 kb repeated elements. (PMID: 11245978) Beckers M.-C. … Belayew A. (Gene 2001) 3
  4. Nucleotide sequence of the partially deleted D4Z4 locus in a patient with FSHD identifies a putative gene within each 3.3 kb element. (PMID: 10433963) Gabrieels J. … Belayew A. (Gene 1999) 3
  5. Characterization of a double homeodomain protein (DUX1) encoded by a cDNA homologous to 3.3-kb dispersed repeated elements. (PMID: 9736770) Ding H. … Belayew A. (Hum. Mol. Genet. 1998) 3

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