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Aliases for EMC1 Gene

Aliases for EMC1 Gene

  • ER Membrane Protein Complex Subunit 1 2 3 5
  • KIAA0090 2 3 4

External Ids for EMC1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for EMC1 Gene

  • KIAA0090

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for EMC1 Gene

  • GC01M019543

Summaries for EMC1 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for EMC1 Gene

  • This gene encodes a single-pass type I transmembrane protein, which is a subunit of the endoplasmic reticulum membrane protein complex (EMC). Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2012]

GeneCards Summary for EMC1 Gene

EMC1 (ER Membrane Protein Complex Subunit 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with EMC1 include Cerebellar Atrophy, Visual Impairment, And Psychomotor Retardation and Urbach-Wiethe Disease.

Additional gene information for EMC1 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for EMC1 Gene

Genomics for EMC1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for EMC1 Gene

Enhancers for EMC1 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
GH01H018925 1.9 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 45.2 +323.6 323576 4.8 HDGF ZNF493 YBX1 GLI4 ZNF207 FOS ATF7 RUNX3 YY2 JUNB EMC1 UBR4 IFFO2 ENSG00000255275
GH01H019207 1.4 ENCODE dbSUPER 41.1 +41.8 41768 4.3 MLX ZFP64 DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF143 ZNF548 SP3 NFYC ZC3H11A EMC1 UBR4 OTUD3 MRTO4 PIR60239
GH01H019073 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 31 +176.7 176715 3.1 SCRT1 FOXA2 MAX ZIC2 FOXA1 POLR2A SCRT2 MYNN HNF4A EMC1 ENSG00000272084 UBR4 LOC105376815
GH01H019231 0.7 ENCODE 40.6 +18.8 18816 1.9 PAF1 CTCF FOXA2 MAX KLF4 RAD21 GABPA YY1 JUND KLF9 EMC1 MRTO4 AKR7A3 PIR41702 LOC101927895
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around EMC1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for EMC1 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters
ENSR00000002419 -241 2001 HDGF MLX ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF766 ZNF207

Genomic Locations for EMC1 Gene

Genomic Locations for EMC1 Gene
35,896 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for EMC1 Gene

Genes around EMC1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
EMC1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for EMC1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for EMC1 Gene

Proteins for EMC1 Gene

  • Protein details for EMC1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    ER membrane protein complex subunit 1
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K6F3
    • Q14700
    • Q5TG62
    • Q63HL0
    • Q63HL3
    • Q8NBH8

    Protein attributes for EMC1 Gene

    993 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    111759 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Component of the ER membrane protein complex (EMC).

    Alternative splice isoforms for EMC1 Gene


neXtProt entry for EMC1 Gene

Post-translational modifications for EMC1 Gene

  • Ubiquitination at posLast=620620, posLast=734734, and isoforms=2, 3, 4875
  • Glycosylation at posLast=913913
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for EMC1 Gene

Domains & Families for EMC1 Gene

Gene Families for EMC1 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Predicted intracellular proteins
  • Predicted membrane proteins
  • Predicted secreted proteins

Protein Domains for EMC1 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the EMC1 family.
  • Belongs to the EMC1 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with EMC1: view

No data available for Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for EMC1 Gene

Function for EMC1 Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for EMC1 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with EMC1: view

Human Phenotype Ontology for EMC1 Gene

HPO Id HPO Name Alternative Ids Definition Synonyms

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

miRNA for EMC1 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target EMC1

Inhibitory RNA Products

Clone Products

No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for EMC1 Gene

Localization for EMC1 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EMC1 Gene

Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein.

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 EMC1 gene
Compartment Confidence
endoplasmic reticulum 5
plasma membrane 2
cytoskeleton 2
peroxisome 2
extracellular 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Cytokinetic bridge (2)
  • Microtubules (2)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for EMC1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA,IDA 22119785
GO:0072546 ER membrane protein complex IEA,IDA 22119785
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EMC1: view

Pathways & Interactions for EMC1 Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for EMC1 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0034975 protein folding in endoplasmic reticulum IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with EMC1: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for EMC1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for EMC1 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for EMC1 Gene

Unigene Clusters for EMC1 Gene

ER membrane protein complex subunit 1:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

Inhibitory RNA Products

Clone Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for EMC1 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b · 3c ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14 ^ 15 ^ 16 ^ 17 ^ 18 ^ 19 ^
SP1: - - - - - -
SP2: - - - - - -
SP3: - - - - - - -
SP6: - -
SP11: -

ExUns: 20 ^ 21a · 21b ^ 22a · 22b ^ 23a · 23b · 23c · 23d ^ 24a · 24b · 24c ^ 25a · 25b · 25c · 25d · 25e
SP1: - - -
SP2: - - -
SP3: - - -
SP4: - - - - -
SP5: -
SP7: - - -

Relevant External Links for EMC1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for EMC1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for EMC1 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for EMC1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Nasal epithelium (18.9) and Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (7.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for EMC1 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for EMC1 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of EMC1 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for EMC1 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for EMC1 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.9)
  • Liver(4.3)
  • Bone marrow(4.2)
  • Lung(2.9)
  • Eye(2.4)
  • Heart(2.3)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with EMC1: view

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for EMC1 Gene

Orthologs for EMC1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for EMC1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia EMC1 33 34
  • 99.43 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia EMC1 33 34
  • 90.83 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Emc1 16 34 33
  • 88.32 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Emc1 33
  • 88.15 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia EMC1 33 34
  • 87.87 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia EMC1 34
  • 85 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia EMC1 34
  • 79 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves EMC1 34 33
  • 76.51 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia EMC1 34
  • 77 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia emc1 33
  • 70.29 (n)
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.23973 33
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii emc1 33 34
  • 65.97 (n)
African malaria mosquito
(Anopheles gambiae)
Insecta AgaP_AGAP003647 33
  • 53.11 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG2943 33 34
  • 51.5 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea H17B01.4 33
  • 47.28 (n)
emc-1 34
  • 32 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes EMC1 34 36
  • 23 (a)
thale cress
(Arabidopsis thaliana)
eudicotyledons AT5G11560 33
  • 42.74 (n)
(Oryza sativa)
Liliopsida Os05g0230600 33
  • 43.74 (n)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea CSA.4295 34
  • 43 (a)
Species where no ortholog for EMC1 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • 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 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)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for EMC1 Gene

Gene Tree for EMC1 (if available)
Gene Tree for EMC1 (if available)

Paralogs for EMC1 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for EMC1 Gene

Variants for EMC1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for EMC1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs869320625 Pathogenic, Cerebellar atrophy, visual impairment, and psychomotor retardation (CAVIPMR) [MIM:616875] 19,243,991(-) GGGCA(C/T)GGCAG intron-variant, reference, missense
rs869320626 Pathogenic, Cerebellar atrophy, visual impairment, and psychomotor retardation (CAVIPMR) [MIM:616875] 19,220,834(-) CTTCT(A/G)GAGCA intron-variant, reference, missense
rs879253819 Pathogenic, Cerebellar atrophy, visual impairment, and psychomotor retardation (CAVIPMR) [MIM:616875] 19,235,151(-) TGGAA(C/G)GAGAA intron-variant, reference, missense
rs869320624 Pathogenic 19,220,814(-) TCCCT(-/TCCT)AAGGC intron-variant, reference, frameshift-variant
rs869320623 Uncertain significance 19,242,424(-) ACATC(A/G)CAGTC reference, missense

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for EMC1 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv471971 CNV novel sequence insertion 20440878
nsv470702 CNV gain 18288195

Variation tolerance for EMC1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 22.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 7.42; 81.87% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for EMC1 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for EMC1 Gene

Disorders for EMC1 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(4) MalaCards diseases for EMC1 Gene - From: HGMD, OMIM, GeneTests, Swiss-Prot, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
cerebellar atrophy, visual impairment, and psychomotor retardation
  • cerebellar atrophy, visual impairment and psychomotor retardation
urbach-wiethe disease
  • lipoid proteinosis
  • varicella
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search EMC1 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases


  • Cerebellar atrophy, visual impairment, and psychomotor retardation (CAVIPMR) [MIM:616875]: An autosomal recessive, neurodegenerative disorder characterized by developmental delay, intellectual disability, hypotonia, scoliosis, cerebellar atrophy, and variable dysmorphic features. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:26942288}. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Relevant External Links for EMC1

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with EMC1: view

No data available for Genatlas for EMC1 Gene

Publications for EMC1 Gene

  1. Defining human ERAD networks through an integrative mapping strategy. (PMID: 22119785) Christianson JC … Kopito RR (Nature cell biology 2011) 2 3 4 60
  2. Monoallelic and Biallelic Variants in EMC1 Identified in Individuals with Global Developmental Delay, Hypotonia, Scoliosis, and Cerebellar Atrophy. (PMID: 26942288) Harel T … Lupski JR (American journal of human genetics 2016) 3 4 60
  3. The DNA sequence and biological annotation of human chromosome 1. (PMID: 16710414) Gregory SG … Prigmore E (Nature 2006) 3 4 60
  4. Signal sequence and keyword trap in silico for selection of full-length human cDNAs encoding secretion or membrane proteins from oligo-capped cDNA libraries. (PMID: 16303743) Otsuki T … Isogai T (DNA research : an international journal for rapid publication of reports on genes and genomes 2005) 3 4 60
  5. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T … Sugano S (Nature genetics 2004) 3 4 60

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