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Aliases for FABP9 Gene

Aliases for FABP9 Gene

  • Fatty Acid Binding Protein 9 2 3
  • Testis-Type Fatty Acid-Binding Protein 3 4
  • Fatty Acid Binding Protein 9, Testis 3 5
  • Testis Fatty Acid Binding Protein 2 3
  • Testis Lipid-Binding Protein 3 4
  • T-FABP 3 4
  • TLBP 3 4
  • Testis Lipid Binding Protein 3
  • Lipid-Binding Protein 3
  • PERF15 3
  • PERF 3

External Ids for FABP9 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FABP9 Gene

  • GC00U990100
  • GC08U900525
  • GC08M082534
  • GC08M082370
  • GC08M077860

Summaries for FABP9 Gene

GeneCards Summary for FABP9 Gene

FABP9 (Fatty Acid Binding Protein 9) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Lipoprotein metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include transporter activity and lipid binding. An important paralog of this gene is FABP3.

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 FABP9 Gene

Genomics for FABP9 Gene

Regulatory Elements for FABP9 Gene

Enhancers for FABP9 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around FABP9 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for FABP9 Gene

81,458,341 bp from pter
81,461,579 bp from pter
3,239 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for FABP9 Gene

Genes around FABP9 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FABP9 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FABP9 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FABP9 Gene

Proteins for FABP9 Gene

  • Protein details for FABP9 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Fatty acid-binding protein 9
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for FABP9 Gene

    132 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    15093 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for FABP9 Gene

neXtProt entry for FABP9 Gene

Proteomics data for FABP9 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for FABP9 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for FABP9 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FABP9 Gene

Domains & Families for FABP9 Gene

Gene Families for FABP9 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FABP9 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the calycin superfamily. Fatty-acid binding protein (FABP) family.
  • Belongs to the calycin superfamily. Fatty-acid binding protein (FABP) family.
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Function for FABP9 Gene

Phenotypes for FABP9 Gene

MGI mutant phenotypes for FABP9:
inferred from 1 alleles
GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for FABP9:
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with FABP9: view

Animal Models for FABP9 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for FABP9:

No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FABP9 Gene

Localization for FABP9 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FABP9 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for FABP9 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for FABP9 gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 5
nucleus 2
cytoskeleton 1
extracellular 1

No data available for Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FABP9 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for FABP9 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with FABP9: view

Interacting Proteins for FABP9 Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: Q0Z7S8-FABP9_HUMAN for FABP9 Gene via I2D

Symbol External ID(s) Details

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FABP9 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0044281 small molecule metabolic process TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FABP9: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for FABP9 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FABP9 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for FABP9 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FABP9 Gene

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

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FABP9 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for FABP9 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FABP9 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for FABP9 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for FABP9 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Skin - Not Sun Exposed (Suprapubic) (x45.4) and Skin - Sun Exposed (Lower leg) (x5.2).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FABP9 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Hair follicle (62.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for FABP9 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FABP9 Gene Hs.653176

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with FABP9: view

Protein tissue co-expression partners for FABP9 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FABP9 Gene

Orthologs for FABP9 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for FABP9 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FABP9 35
  • 82.58 (n)
  • 71.21 (a)
FABP9 36
  • 71 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FABP9 35
  • 84.85 (n)
  • 75.76 (a)
FABP9 36
  • 76 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fabp9 35
  • 79.8 (n)
  • 71.21 (a)
Fabp9 16
Fabp9 36
  • 71 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FABP9 35
  • 99.49 (n)
  • 99.24 (a)
FABP9 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fabp9 35
  • 78.54 (n)
  • 68.18 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FABP9 36
  • 75 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 55 (a)
Species with no ortholog for FABP9:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for FABP9 Gene

Gene Tree for FABP9 (if available)
Gene Tree for FABP9 (if available)

Paralogs for FABP9 Gene

Paralogs for FABP9 Gene

(15) SIMAP similar genes for FABP9 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with FABP9: view

Variants for FABP9 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FABP9 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 08 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs2084634 -- 81,460,043(-) CAGCC(C/T)GGGCA intron-variant
rs2895725 -- 81,462,341(+) CATTC(C/T)AAAAG upstream-variant-2KB
rs11427570 -- 81,459,986(+) TTTTT(-/G)TTTGT intron-variant
rs11775212 -- 81,462,584(+) GAAGT(A/C)TTTAT upstream-variant-2KB
rs4739811 -- 81,463,112(+) AATTA(C/T)CCTCA upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FABP9 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv891065 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv465721 CNV Gain 19166990

Variation tolerance for FABP9 Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 3.07; 50.73% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for FABP9 Gene

Disorders for FABP9 Gene

Relevant External Links for FABP9

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for FABP9 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FABP9 Gene

Publications for FABP9 Gene

  1. A novel testicular protein, with sequence similarities to a family of lipid binding proteins, is a major component of the rat sperm perinuclear theca. (PMID: 7958448) Oko R. … Morales C.R. (Dev. Biol. 1994) 2 3 67
  2. Evaluating new candidate SNPs as low penetrance risk factors in sporadic breast cancer: a two-stage Spanish case-control study. (PMID: 18950845) Vega A. … Carracedo A. (Gynecol. Oncol. 2009) 3
  3. Serum adipocyte-fatty acid binding protein discriminates patients with permanent and temporary body weight loss. (PMID: 18803274) Stejskal D. … Bronsky J. (J. Clin. Lab. Anal. 2008) 3

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