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Aliases for FAM156B Gene

Aliases for FAM156B Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 156 Member B 2 3 5
  • Transmembrane Protein 29/29B 3 4
  • Transmembrane Protein 29B 2 3
  • TMEM29B 3 4
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 156, Member B 2
  • Transmembrane Protein 29 3
  • Protein FAM156A/FAM156B 3
  • Protein FAM156A 3
  • FAM156A FAM156B 4
  • TMEM29 4

External Ids for FAM156B Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for FAM156B Gene

  • TMEM29B

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM156B Gene

  • GC0XP052940

Summaries for FAM156B Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM156B Gene

FAM156B (Family With Sequence Similarity 156 Member B) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include methylated histone binding. An important paralog of this gene is FAM156A.

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 FAM156B Gene

Genomics for FAM156B Gene

Regulatory Elements for FAM156B Gene

Enhancers for FAM156B 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
GH0XF052974 0.8 ENCODE 20.7 +84.0 83979 2.6 ZNF335 ZNF766 NFIA CEBPA CEBPG ATF2 RARA FAM156A FAM156B GPR173 ENSG00000270189 GC0XP052962
GH0XF052982 0.8 Ensembl ENCODE 20.7 +92.5 92493 1.8 FAM156A FAM156B ENSG00000270189 GC0XP052962
GH0XF053184 0.2 ENCODE 4.4 +294.3 294304 2.8 POLR2A ENSG00000270189 FAM156B MIR6895
GH0XF052351 0.4 ENCODE 4.4 -538.1 -538126 3.9 BCOR TAL1 GLIS1 ZMYM3 KDM1A FAM156B IPO7P1 MIR8088 GC0XM052364
GH0XF053126 0.8 FANTOM5 1.3 +235.0 235010 0.4 ZNF316 ZNF211 NFE2 TRIM28 NFE2L2 FAM156A GPR173 IQSEC2 XAGE5 FAM156B TSPYL2 RNU7-37P ENSG00000235224
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Enhancers around FAM156B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for FAM156B Gene

52,891,306 bp from pter
52,908,560 bp from pter
17,255 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for FAM156B Gene

Genes around FAM156B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FAM156B Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FAM156B Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM156B Gene

Proteins for FAM156B Gene

  • Protein details for FAM156B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein FAM156A/FAM156B
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B3KQ92
    • Q5JPL2
    • Q5JPL3
    • Q5JPL4
    • Q5JPL5
    • Q5JPL6
    • Q68D17
    • Q6NVY3
    • Q9UI49

    Protein attributes for FAM156B Gene

    213 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    24412 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAF24055.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAH00867.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for FAM156B Gene

Post-translational modifications for FAM156B Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM156B Gene

Domains & Families for FAM156B Gene

Protein Domains for FAM156B Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM156B Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

genes like me logo Genes that share domains with FAM156B: view

No data available for Gene Families and UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM156B Gene

Function for FAM156B Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for FAM156B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 25416956
GO:0035064 methylated histone binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FAM156B: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with FAM156B: view

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FAM156B Gene

Localization for FAM156B Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM156B Gene

Membrane; Single-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for FAM156B Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for FAM156B gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 4

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM156B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005635 nuclear envelope IDA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with FAM156B: view

Pathways & Interactions for FAM156B Gene

SuperPathways for FAM156B Gene

No Data Available

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM156B Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FAM156B Gene

Transcripts for FAM156B Gene

mRNA/cDNA for FAM156B Gene

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

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM156B Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7a · 7b · 7c · 7d
SP1: - - - - -
SP2: - -
SP5: - - - -

Relevant External Links for FAM156B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM156B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for FAM156B Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for FAM156B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Placenta (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for FAM156B Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for FAM156B Gene

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NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FAM156B Gene:

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with FAM156B: view

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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 FAM156B Gene

Orthologs for FAM156B Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for FAM156B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 100 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 67 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Tmem29 35
  • 56 (a)
Species where no ortholog for FAM156B 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)
  • cow (Bos Taurus)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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 FAM156B Gene

Gene Tree for FAM156B (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM156B (if available)

Paralogs for FAM156B Gene

Paralogs for FAM156B Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for FAM156B Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with FAM156B: view

Variants for FAM156B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM156B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 0X pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs111420157 -- 52,904,891(-) GTCCA(A/G)TGAGT intron-variant
rs112522760 -- 52,893,104(+) AGGGC(A/G)GGGGT intron-variant
rs113224458 -- 52,893,628(+) CGTGC(A/C)AGGAC intron-variant
rs140640333 -- 52,894,038(+) ACACA(C/T)AGTGA intron-variant
rs147614714 -- 52,893,912(+) ACTCC(A/G)TGTTC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM156B Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2740175 CNV deletion 23290073
esv3576878 CNV gain 25503493
nsv1125094 CNV duplication 24896259
nsv435891 CNV deletion 17901297
nsv499358 OTHER inversion 21111241
nsv7447 OTHER inversion 18451855

Relevant External Links for FAM156B Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Variation tolerance for FAM156B Gene

Disorders for FAM156B Gene

Relevant External Links for FAM156B

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for FAM156B Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FAM156B Gene

Publications for FAM156B Gene

  1. Identification of a new cancer/testis gene family, CT47, among expressed multicopy genes on the human X chromosome. (PMID: 16382448) Chen Y.-T. … Jongeneel C.V. (Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2006) 2 3 4 64
  2. The DNA sequence of the human X chromosome. (PMID: 15772651) Ross M.T. … Bentley D.R. (Nature 2005) 3 4 64
  3. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. (PMID: 14702039) Ota T. … Sugano S. (Nat. Genet. 2004) 3 4 64
  4. 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
  5. A proteome-scale map of the human interactome network. (PMID: 25416956) Rolland T. … Vidal M. (Cell 2014) 3 64

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