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Aliases for EGFL8 Gene

Aliases for EGFL8 Gene

  • EGF Like Domain Multiple 8 2 3 5
  • Vascular Endothelial Statin-2 3 4
  • EGF-Like Protein 8 3 4
  • VE-Statin-2 3 4
  • C6orf8 3 4
  • NG3 3 4
  • Epidermal Growth Factor-Like Protein 8 3
  • Chromosome 6 Open Reading Frame 8 2
  • EGF-Like-Domain, Multiple 8 2

External Ids for EGFL8 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for EGFL8 Gene

  • C6orf8

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for EGFL8 Gene

  • GC06P031904
  • GC06P032192
  • GC06P032229
  • GC06P032241
  • GC06P031886

Summaries for EGFL8 Gene

GeneCards Summary for EGFL8 Gene

EGFL8 (EGF Like Domain Multiple 8) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding. An important paralog of this gene is EGFL7.

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 EGFL8 Gene

Genomics for EGFL8 Gene

Regulatory Elements for EGFL8 Gene

Enhancers for EGFL8 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
GH06F031619 1.2 ENCODE 48.2 -543.4 -543356 4.0 CREB3L1 ZFP64 FEZF1 DMAP1 YBX1 YY1 ZNF143 ZNF263 SP3 NFYC DDX39B LSM2 LY6G5B ATF6B PPT2 NFKBIL1 EGFL8 GTF2H4 BAG6 DHX16
GH06F033016 1.7 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 27.4 +854.3 854285 5.0 PKNOX1 ZNF493 ARID4B SIN3A ZNF2 YY1 ZNF121 GLIS2 ZNF143 KLF7 HCG25 BRD2 VPS52 LEMD2 ATF6B RXRB RING1 PPT2 MIR6873 DAXX
GH06F032243 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE 38.7 +80.1 80125 1.4 ZNF493 ARID4B ZNF48 ZNF2 ZNF121 GLIS2 ZNF143 KLF7 ZNF202 NCOA1 LY6G5B BRD2 ATF6B PPT2 DDX39B LSM2 NFKBIL1 EGFL8 RXRB HLA-DRB1
GH06F031567 1.8 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE 19.6 -586.3 -586313 22.5 MLX CREB3L1 ZFP64 FEZF1 DMAP1 YBX1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF143 ZNF548 DDX39B TNF LY6G5B DHX16 ATF6B LSM2 MICA TCF19 C6orf47 PPT2
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around EGFL8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for EGFL8 Gene

32,164,583 bp from pter
32,168,285 bp from pter
3,703 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for EGFL8 Gene

Genes around EGFL8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
EGFL8 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for EGFL8 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

Proteins for EGFL8 Gene

  • Protein details for EGFL8 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Epidermal growth factor-like protein 8
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B0S884
    • G5E9Q0
    • Q5JP23
    • Q5SSX3
    • Q8IV30

    Protein attributes for EGFL8 Gene

    293 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    32262 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for EGFL8 Gene

Post-translational modifications for EGFL8 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 50
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for EGFL8 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for EGFL8 Gene

Domains & Families for EGFL8 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for EGFL8 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 2 EGF-like domains.
  • Contains 2 EGF-like domains.
  • Contains 1 EMI domain.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with EGFL8: view

No data available for Gene Families for EGFL8 Gene

Function for EGFL8 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for EGFL8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005509 calcium ion binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EGFL8: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with EGFL8: view

Animal Models for EGFL8 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for EGFL8:

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for EGFL8

Inhibitory RNA Products

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for EGFL8 Gene

Localization for EGFL8 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EGFL8 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 EGFL8 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 3
nucleus 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for EGFL8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EGFL8: view

Pathways & Interactions for EGFL8 Gene

SuperPathways for EGFL8 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for EGFL8 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 5 interactants - click image to see 7)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000333380 Q99944-EGFL8_HUMAN for EGFL8 Gene via STRING IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for EGFL8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001701 NOT in utero embryonic development ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EGFL8: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for EGFL8 Gene

Transcripts for EGFL8 Gene

Unigene Clusters for EGFL8 Gene

EGF-like-domain, multiple 8:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for EGFL8 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for EGFL8 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for EGFL8 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for EGFL8 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for EGFL8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Spinal cord (56.2) and Urinary Bladder (12.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for EGFL8 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for EGFL8 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of EGFL8 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for EGFL8 Gene:

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with EGFL8: view

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for EGFL8 Gene

Orthologs for EGFL8 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for EGFL8 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia EGFL8 34 35
  • 99.31 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia EGFL8 34 35
  • 86.46 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia EGFL8 34 35
  • 85.44 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Egfl8 34
  • 80.6 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Egfl8 34 16 35
  • 80.14 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia EGFL8 35
  • 74 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia EGFL8 35
  • 66 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia EGFL8 35
  • 44 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia egfl8 34
  • 52.5 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta slow 35
  • 13 (a)
Species where no ortholog for EGFL8 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)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for EGFL8 Gene

Gene Tree for EGFL8 (if available)
Gene Tree for EGFL8 (if available)

Paralogs for EGFL8 Gene

Paralogs for EGFL8 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with EGFL8: view

Variants for EGFL8 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for EGFL8 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs771678882 Uncertain significance 32,162,807(+) TGAAG(A/G)TTTAT intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, reference, missense
rs1050862 -- 32,163,397(+) AAGTC(C/T)CCTGA intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1050865 -- 32,163,451(+) GGGTT(C/T)TGAGG intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1061808 -- 32,168,770(-) TCATC(A/C)TGGGA intron-variant, downstream-variant-500B, utr-variant-3-prime
rs1061840 -- 32,168,492(-) CACTT(C/T)TGCCC intron-variant, downstream-variant-500B, utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for EGFL8 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv1073969 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1112900 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv1126749 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv602104 CNV loss 21841781
nsv830629 CNV loss 17160897
esv2759415 CNV gain+loss 17122850
dgv10472n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv10463n54 CNV loss 21841781
dgv10404n54 CNV loss 21841781

Variation tolerance for EGFL8 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 52.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 6.43; 77.25% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for EGFL8 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EGFL8 Gene

Disorders for EGFL8 Gene

Relevant External Links for EGFL8

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

No disorders were found for EGFL8 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for EGFL8 Gene

Publications for EGFL8 Gene

  1. Genome-wide association study identifies novel loci associated with circulating phospho- and sphingolipid concentrations. (PMID: 22359512) Demirkan A. … Schmitz G. (PLoS Genet. 2012) 3 46 64
  2. Examination of genetic polymorphisms in newborns for signatures of sex-specific prenatal selection. (PMID: 20587610) Ucisik-Akkaya E. … Dorak M.T. (Mol. Hum. Reprod. 2010) 3 46 64
  3. High-density SNP screening of the major histocompatibility complex in systemic lupus erythematosus demonstrates strong evidence for independent susceptibility regions. (PMID: 19851445) Barcellos L.F. … Criswell L.A. (PLoS Genet. 2009) 3 46 64
  4. Several loci in the HLA class III region are associated with T1D risk after adjusting for DRB1-DQB1. (PMID: 19143814) Valdes A.M. … Thomson G. (Diabetes Obes Metab 2009) 3 46 64
  5. Signal peptide prediction based on analysis of experimentally verified cleavage sites. (PMID: 15340161) Zhang Z. … Henzel W.J. (Protein Sci. 2004) 3 4 64

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