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Aliases for FAM122A Gene

Aliases for FAM122A Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 122A 2 3 5
  • C9orf42 3 4
  • Chromosome 9 Open Reading Frame 42 2
  • Protein FAM122A 3

External Ids for FAM122A Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for FAM122A Gene

  • C9orf42

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM122A Gene

  • GC09P070584
  • GC09P071394
  • GC09P041240

Summaries for FAM122A Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM122A Gene

FAM122A (Family With Sequence Similarity 122A) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is FAM122B.

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 FAM122A Gene

Genomics for FAM122A Gene

Regulatory Elements for FAM122A Gene

Enhancers for FAM122A 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
GH09F068744 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE 19.6 -31.9 -31893 6.8 HDAC1 PKNOX1 CBX3 ATF1 TBL1XR1 CREB3L1 NFXL1 ELK1 GATA2 FOS FAM122A PIP5K1B PRKACG RNU6-820P GC09P068746
GH09F068777 1.4 FANTOM5 ENCODE 12.7 +0.0 39 4.4 HDGF PKNOX1 ARNT CREB3L1 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YY1 ZNF207 FOS PIP5K1B FAM122A FAM189A2 LOC100421655
GH09F068805 0.7 Ensembl 24.3 +26.3 26253 1.0 HDAC1 PKNOX1 NR2F1 TAL1 ZBTB40 ARID1B ZNF366 NCOR1 HDAC2 PBX2 PIP5K1B FAM122A LOC105376073 PRKACG LOC100421655
GH09F068802 0.7 ENCODE 23.3 +22.7 22728 1.5 HDGF PKNOX1 MTA2 BHLHE40 ZBED1 EBF1 TBX21 RELA SP1 POLR2A FAM122A PIP5K1B LOC105376073 PRKACG LOC100421655
GH09F068728 1 ENCODE 16.2 -48.3 -48253 6.6 ATF1 MLX ZFP64 ARID4B DMAP1 SP5 MXD4 MIER2 TBX21 PPARG PIP5K1B FAM122A PRKACG GC09P068746 GC09M068708
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around FAM122A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for FAM122A Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

Genomic Location for FAM122A Gene

68,780,048 bp from pter
68,784,608 bp from pter
4,561 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FAM122A Gene

Genes around FAM122A on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FAM122A Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FAM122A Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM122A Gene

Proteins for FAM122A Gene

  • Protein details for FAM122A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein FAM122A
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for FAM122A Gene

    287 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    30529 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for FAM122A Gene

Post-translational modifications for FAM122A Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for FAM122A Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM122A Gene

Domains & Families for FAM122A Gene

Protein Domains for FAM122A Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM122A Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the FAM122 family.
  • Belongs to the FAM122 family.
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No data available for Gene Families for FAM122A Gene

Function for FAM122A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for FAM122A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 21044950
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Phenotypes for FAM122A Gene

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miRNA for FAM122A Gene

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FAM122A Gene

Localization for FAM122A 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 FAM122A gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 3
cytosol 2

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM122A Gene

Pathways & Interactions for FAM122A Gene

SuperPathways for FAM122A Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for FAM122A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM122A Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FAM122A Gene

Transcripts for FAM122A Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FAM122A Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(3) Additional mRNA sequences :
(130) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for FAM122A Gene

Family with sequence similarity 122A:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM122A Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for FAM122A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM122A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for FAM122A Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FAM122A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Placenta (27.3), Pancreas (25.8), and CD8 Tcells (8.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, MaxQB, and MOPED for FAM122A Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for FAM122A Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FAM122A Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM122A Gene:

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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 and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FAM122A Gene

Orthologs for FAM122A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for FAM122A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM122A 34
  • 99.54 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM122A 34 35
  • 94.19 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM122A 34 35
  • 94.08 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam122a 34
  • 92.66 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam122a 34 16 35
  • 91.08 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 83 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 73 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FAM122A 34 35
  • 74.03 (n)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia fam122a 34
  • 69.63 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii fam122b 34 35
  • 66.29 (n)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta CG4497 35
  • 16 (a)
Species where no ortholog for FAM122A 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)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • 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)

Evolution for FAM122A Gene

Gene Tree for FAM122A (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM122A (if available)

Paralogs for FAM122A Gene

Paralogs for FAM122A Gene

(4) SIMAP similar genes for FAM122A Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for FAM122A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM122A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs11143706 -- 68,781,943(+) ATACT(C/G)TCTCA intron-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs113802660 -- 68,780,128(+) AGGTC(C/T)CTGAC intron-variant, reference, synonymous-codon
rs11398004 -- 68,779,130(+) AAAAA(-/A)CCTTG intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs116453319 -- 68,780,692(+) ATTCC(C/T)AGCCC intron-variant, reference, synonymous-codon
rs117964220 -- 68,783,800(+) TGGTC(G/T)GCTAT intron-variant, utr-variant-3-prime

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM122A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2422258 CNV duplication 17116639

Variation tolerance for FAM122A Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 32.6% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.85; 17.85% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for FAM122A Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM122A Gene

Disorders for FAM122A Gene

Relevant External Links for FAM122A

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for FAM122A Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FAM122A Gene

Publications for FAM122A Gene

  1. FAM122A, a new endogenous inhibitor of protein phosphatase 2A. (PMID: 27588481) Fan L. … Huang Y. (Oncotarget 2016) 2 3 64
  2. 14-3-3-Pred: improved methods to predict 14-3-3-binding phosphopeptides. (PMID: 25735772) Madeira F. … Barton G.J. (Bioinformatics 2015) 2 3 64
  3. Global, in vivo, and site-specific phosphorylation dynamics in signaling networks. (PMID: 17081983) Olsen J.V. … Mann M. (Cell 2006) 3 4 64
  4. DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 9. (PMID: 15164053) Humphray S.J. … Dunham I. (Nature 2004) 3 4 64
  5. 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

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