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Aliases for FAM120B Gene

Aliases for FAM120B Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 120B 2 3
  • KIAA1838 2 3 4 6
  • Constitutive Coactivator Of PPAR-Gamma 2 3 4
  • PGCC1 3 4 6
  • CCPG 3 4 6
  • PPARgamma Constitutive Coactivator 1 2 3
  • PPARG Constitutive Coactivator 1 3 4
  • Constitutive Coactivator Of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Gamma 3
  • Constitutive Coactivator Of PPARG 4
  • Protein FAM120B 4
  • DJ894D12.1 3

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Previous HGNC Symbols for FAM120B Gene

  • KIAA1838

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM120B Gene

  • GC06P170457
  • GC06P170616
  • GC06P168122

Summaries for FAM120B Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM120B Gene

FAM120B (Family With Sequence Similarity 120B) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are RXR and RAR heterodimerization with other nuclear receptor. An important paralog of this gene is FAM120A.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM120B Gene

  • Functions as a transactivator of PPARG and ESR1. Functions in adipogenesis through PPARG activation (By similarity).

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for FAM120B Gene

Genomics for FAM120B Gene

Regulatory Elements for FAM120B Gene

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Genomic Location for FAM120B Gene

170,290,703 bp from pter
170,407,071 bp from pter
116,369 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FAM120B Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for FAM120B Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM120B Gene

Proteins for FAM120B Gene

  • Protein details for FAM120B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Constitutive coactivator of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B4DL34
    • Q86V68
    • Q96JI9

    Protein attributes for FAM120B Gene

    910 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    103783 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with ESR1 and RXRA. Interacts with PPARG; in a ligand-independent manner (By similarity).
    • Sequence=BAB47467.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for FAM120B Gene


neXtProt entry for FAM120B Gene

Proteomics data for FAM120B Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for FAM120B Gene

  • Ubiquitination at Lys299 and Lys813
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for FAM120B Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM120B Gene

Domains for FAM120B Gene

Protein Domains for FAM120B Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM120B Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q96EK7
  • Belongs to the constitutive coactivator of PPAR-gamma family.
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No data available for Gene Families for FAM120B Gene

Function for FAM120B Gene

Molecular function for FAM120B Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Functions as a transactivator of PPARG and ESR1. Functions in adipogenesis through PPARG activation (By similarity).
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miRNA for FAM120B Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target FAM120B

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for FAM120B Gene

Localization for FAM120B Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM120B Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for FAM120B Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for FAM120B gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 2
plasma membrane 2
cytosol 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1
golgi apparatus 1
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM120B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
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Pathways for FAM120B Gene

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Pathways by source for FAM120B Gene

1 BioSystems pathway for FAM120B Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM120B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006351 transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0006355 regulation of transcription, DNA-templated IEA --
GO:0030154 cell differentiation IEA --
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Transcripts for FAM120B Gene

Unigene Clusters for FAM120B Gene

Family with sequence similarity 120B:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM120B Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9a · 9b ^ 10 ^ 11a · 11b
SP1: - - -
SP2: -

Relevant External Links for FAM120B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM120B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for FAM120B Gene

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for FAM120B Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM120B Gene Hs.369522

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FAM120B Gene

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed.
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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for FAM120B Gene

Orthologs for FAM120B Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for FAM120B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM120B 35
  • 99.17 (n)
  • 98.86 (a)
FAM120B 36
  • 93 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM120B 36
  • 63 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM120B 35
  • 82.77 (n)
  • 80 (a)
FAM120B 36
  • 75 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam120b 35
  • 75.31 (n)
  • 73.88 (a)
Fam120b 16
Fam120b 36
  • 74 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FAM120B 36
  • 50 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia FAM120B 36
  • 46 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam120b 35
  • 79.19 (n)
  • 80.64 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FAM120B 35
  • 61.97 (n)
  • 54.13 (a)
FAM120B 36
  • 42 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FAM120B 36
  • 46 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia fam120b 35
  • 58.97 (n)
  • 51.68 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii fam120b 35
  • 53.88 (n)
  • 47.75 (a)
fam120b 36
  • 45 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 26 (a)
-- 36
  • 16 (a)
Species with no ortholog for FAM120B:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • 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)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for FAM120B Gene

Gene Tree for FAM120B (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM120B (if available)

Paralogs for FAM120B Gene

Paralogs for FAM120B Gene

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Variants for FAM120B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM120B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 06 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1274 -- 170,404,919(-) TGCAC(A/G)ATGGG utr-variant-3-prime
rs25636 -- 170,333,783(-) GGGGC(-/CCATA)CCATA intron-variant
rs714869 -- 170,310,752(-) CTCAA(C/T)TGTCT intron-variant
rs725313 -- 170,310,915(-) CTGTG(C/T)TCCAA intron-variant
rs910424 -- 170,348,868(-) ATCGC(C/T)CCAAC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM120B Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv7054n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv464226 CNV Loss 19166990
dgv2040e1 CNV Complex 17122850
esv344 CNV CNV 17122850
nsv428158 CNV Gain 18775914
nsv8016 CNV Gain 18304495
nsv8017 CNV Gain+Loss 18304495
esv2673814 CNV Deletion 23128226
dgv7055n71 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv509178 CNV Insertion 20534489
nsv510954 CNV Complex 20534489
esv2656495 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv28253 CNV Loss 19812545
nsv8018 CNV Loss 18304495
nsv499527 CNV Gain 21111241
esv995563 CNV Loss 20482838
nsv511934 CNV Loss 21212237
nsv522949 CNV Loss 19592680
esv33609 CNV Gain 17666407
nsv5604 CNV Insertion 18451855
nsv5605 CNV Insertion 18451855
esv1391753 CNV Insertion 17803354
nsv509179 CNV Insertion 20534489
esv1000363 CNV Insertion 20482838
nsv8019 CNV Gain 18304495
nsv821571 CNV Deletion 20802225
esv25729 CNV Gain 19812545
esv993022 CNV Gain 20482838
esv2676691 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv1002776 CNV Insertion 20482838
dgv7056n71 CNV Gain 21882294

Relevant External Links for FAM120B Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM120B Gene

Disorders for FAM120B Gene

(1) University of Copenhagen DISEASES for FAM120B Gene

Relevant External Links for FAM120B

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM120B Gene

Publications for FAM120B Gene

  1. The human gene CXorf17 encodes a member of a novel family of putative transmembrane proteins: cDNA cloning and characterization of CXorf17 and its mouse ortholog orf34. (PMID: 14585507) Holden S. … Raymond F.L. (Gene 2003) 2 3 4
  2. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4
  3. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. XX. The complete sequences of 100 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro. (PMID: 11347906) Nagase T. … Ohara O. (DNA Res. 2001) 3 4
  4. Constitutive coactivator of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPARgamma), a novel coactivator of PPARgamma that promotes adipogenesis. (PMID: 17595322) Li D. … Wang D.-M. (Mol. Endocrinol. 2007) 3 4
  5. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose J.E. … Uhl G.R. (Mol. Med. 2010) 3 48

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