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Aliases for EEF2KMT Gene

Aliases for EEF2KMT Gene

  • Eukaryotic Elongation Factor 2 Lysine Methyltransferase 2 3 5
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 86, Member A 2 3
  • EEF2-Lysine Methyltransferase 3 4
  • EEF2-KMT 3 4
  • FAM86A 3 4
  • Putative Protein N-Methyltransferase FAM86A 3
  • Protein-Lysine N-Methyltransferase EEF2KMT 3
  • Protein FAM86A 3
  • EC 2.1.1.- 4
  • SB153 3
  • EFM3 3

External Ids for EEF2KMT Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for EEF2KMT Gene

  • FAM86A

Summaries for EEF2KMT Gene

GeneCards Summary for EEF2KMT Gene

EEF2KMT (Eukaryotic Elongation Factor 2 Lysine Methyltransferase) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism of proteins and Protein methylation. GO annotations related to this gene include protein-lysine N-methyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is FAM86B2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EEF2KMT Gene

  • Catalyzes the trimethylation of eukaryotic elongation factor 2 (EEF2) on Lys-525.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for EEF2KMT Gene

Genomics for EEF2KMT Gene

Regulatory Elements for EEF2KMT Gene

Enhancers for EEF2KMT 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
GH16G005096 1 ENCODE 0.7 -0.3 -288 3.0 HDGF PKNOX1 ATF1 ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF48 YY1 ZNF500 LOC105371065 EEF2KMT
GH16G005092 0.9 ENCODE 0.4 +5.4 5401 0.4 ELF3 PKNOX1 ARID4B ZNF76 KLF17 SIN3A ZNF2 ZNF48 RAD21 SLC30A9 EEF2KMT ENSG00000260882
GH16G005084 0.9 ENCODE 0.4 +12.8 12836 0.1 ELF3 ZFP64 ARID4B ZSCAN9 ZNF48 RAD21 RARA ZNF143 CREM THAP11 ENSG00000260882 EEF2KMT
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around EEF2KMT on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for EEF2KMT Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00000082905 -180 2001 HDGF PKNOX1 ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF48 YY1 ZNF121 GLIS2

Genomic Location for EEF2KMT Gene

5,084,300 bp from pter
5,097,820 bp from pter
13,521 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for EEF2KMT Gene

Genes around EEF2KMT on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
EEF2KMT Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for EEF2KMT Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for EEF2KMT Gene

Proteins for EEF2KMT Gene

  • Protein details for EEF2KMT Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein-lysine N-methyltransferase EEF2KMT
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • D3DUF0
    • Q96S85

    Protein attributes for EEF2KMT Gene

    330 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    36915 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with FAM86B2 and FAM86C1.

    Alternative splice isoforms for EEF2KMT Gene


neXtProt entry for EEF2KMT Gene

Post-translational modifications for EEF2KMT Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for EEF2KMT Gene

Domains & Families for EEF2KMT Gene

Protein Domains for EEF2KMT Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the class I-like SAM-binding methyltransferase superfamily. EEF2KMT family.
  • Belongs to the class I-like SAM-binding methyltransferase superfamily. EEF2KMT family.
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Function for EEF2KMT Gene

Molecular function for EEF2KMT Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Catalyzes the trimethylation of eukaryotic elongation factor 2 (EEF2) on Lys-525.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for EEF2KMT Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for EEF2KMT Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 16189514
GO:0008168 methyltransferase activity IEA --
GO:0016279 protein-lysine N-methyltransferase activity TAS --
GO:0016740 transferase activity IEA --
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No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for EEF2KMT Gene

Localization for EEF2KMT Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EEF2KMT Gene


Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for EEF2KMT gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
nucleus 2
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for EEF2KMT Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IEA --
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
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Pathways & Interactions for EEF2KMT Gene

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Pathways by source for EEF2KMT Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for EEF2KMT Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006479 protein methylation TAS --
GO:0018023 peptidyl-lysine trimethylation IDA 25231979
GO:0032259 methylation IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EEF2KMT: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for EEF2KMT Gene

Drugs & Compounds for EEF2KMT Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for EEF2KMT Gene

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for EEF2KMT Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6
SP2: -

Relevant External Links for EEF2KMT Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for EEF2KMT Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for EEF2KMT Gene

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for EEF2KMT Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of EEF2KMT Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for EEF2KMT Gene

  • Lung(4.2)
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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 tissue co-expression partners , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for EEF2KMT Gene

Orthologs for EEF2KMT Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for EEF2KMT Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia LOC742623 34
  • 94.22 (n)
-- 35
  • 90 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM86A 34
  • 83.61 (n)
-- 35
  • 69 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM86A 35 34
  • 82.32 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam86a 34
  • 78.32 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam86 35 34
  • 77.91 (n)
Eef2kmt 16
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 69 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 59 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FAM86A 34 35
  • 61.22 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 35
  • 54 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia fam86a 34
  • 56.78 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii fam86a 34 35
  • 56.88 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG7889 34 35
  • 44.36 (n)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP004255 34
  • 44.22 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea R08D7.4 35
  • 22 (a)
Species where no ortholog for EEF2KMT 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)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for EEF2KMT Gene

Gene Tree for EEF2KMT (if available)
Gene Tree for EEF2KMT (if available)

Paralogs for EEF2KMT Gene

Variants for EEF2KMT Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for EEF2KMT Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 16 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs397714567 Benign 5,084,899(+) GGCTA(-/TA)AAACC nc-transcript-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs59332251 Benign 5,084,897(+) GGCTA(-/TA/TATA/TG)AAACC nc-transcript-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs9745522 Benign 5,084,773(+) CCTGA(A/T)CCTGC nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1000071413 -- 5,094,815(+) AGGAT(A/G)TCTGC intron-variant
rs1000082838 -- 5,098,815(+) TTGGC(A/G)GGGGC upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for EEF2KMT Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2422516 CNV deletion 17116639
esv25186 CNV gain 19812545
esv2760069 CNV gain+loss 17122850
esv34300 CNV gain 17911159
esv3637713 CNV gain 21293372
esv3637718 CNV loss 21293372
nsv1035156 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1038475 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1042612 CNV loss 25217958
nsv1046986 CNV gain 25217958
nsv1052766 CNV loss 25217958
nsv428318 CNV gain 18775914
nsv457360 CNV loss 19166990
nsv482188 CNV gain 20164927
nsv482189 CNV gain 20164927
nsv571303 CNV loss 21841781
nsv571304 CNV loss 21841781
nsv817715 CNV gain 17921354
nsv952909 CNV deletion 24416366
nsv977106 CNV duplication 23825009

Variation tolerance for EEF2KMT Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 94.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 4.56; 64.96% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for EEF2KMT Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EEF2KMT Gene

Disorders for EEF2KMT Gene

Relevant External Links for EEF2KMT

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for EEF2KMT Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for EEF2KMT Gene

Publications for EEF2KMT Gene

  1. Identification and characterization of a novel evolutionarily conserved lysine-specific methyltransferase targeting eukaryotic translation elongation factor 2 (eEF2). (PMID: 25231979) Davydova E. … Falnes P.O. (J. Biol. Chem. 2014) 2 3 4 64
  2. A newly uncovered group of distantly related lysine methyltransferases preferentially interact with molecular chaperones to regulate their activity. (PMID: 23349634) Cloutier P. … Coulombe B. (PLoS Genet. 2013) 3 4 64
  3. 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
  4. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3 64
  5. A proteome-scale map of the human interactome network. (PMID: 25416956) Rolland T. … Vidal M. (Cell 2014) 3 64

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