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Aliases for FAM178B Gene

Aliases for FAM178B Gene

  • Family With Sequence Similarity 178 Member B 2 3 5
  • Family With Sequence Similarity 178, Member B 2

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM178B Gene

  • GC02M097541
  • GC02M091501

Summaries for FAM178B Gene

GeneCards Summary for FAM178B Gene

FAM178B (Family With Sequence Similarity 178 Member B) is a Protein Coding gene. An important paralog of this gene is SLF2.

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 FAM178B Gene

Genomics for FAM178B Gene

Regulatory Elements for FAM178B Gene

Enhancers for FAM178B 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
- Elite enhancer/Elite enhancer-gene association

Enhancers around FAM178B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for FAM178B Gene

96,875,882 bp from pter
96,986,601 bp from pter
110,720 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for FAM178B Gene

Genes around FAM178B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
FAM178B Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for FAM178B Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for FAM178B Gene

Proteins for FAM178B Gene

  • Protein details for FAM178B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein FAM178B
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8MXN2
    • E9PD86
    • Q8IUY0
    • Q9P0P4

    Protein attributes for FAM178B Gene

    827 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    93514 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAF36154.1; Type=Erroneous translation; Note=Wrong choice of frame.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=AAF36154.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=Several; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Alternative splice isoforms for FAM178B Gene


neXtProt entry for FAM178B Gene

Post-translational modifications for FAM178B Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for FAM178B Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for FAM178B Gene

Domains & Families for FAM178B Gene

Protein Domains for FAM178B Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for FAM178B Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the FAM178 family.
  • Belongs to the FAM178 family.
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No data available for Gene Families for FAM178B Gene

Function for FAM178B Gene

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No data available for Molecular function , Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for FAM178B Gene

Localization for FAM178B Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for FAM178B Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for FAM178B gene
Compartment Confidence
cytosol 1
endoplasmic reticulum 1
extracellular 1
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1
plasma membrane 1

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for FAM178B Gene

Pathways & Interactions for FAM178B Gene

SuperPathways for FAM178B Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for FAM178B Gene

Selected Interacting proteins: Q8IXR5-F178B_HUMAN for FAM178B Gene via MINT IID

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for FAM178B Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for FAM178B Gene

Drugs & Compounds for FAM178B Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for FAM178B Gene

Unigene Clusters for FAM178B Gene

Family with sequence similarity 178, member B:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for FAM178B Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for FAM178B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for FAM178B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for FAM178B Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for FAM178B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Spinal cord (cervical c-1) (x7.0), Testis (x5.2), and Nerve - Tibial (x4.0).

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of FAM178B Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for FAM178B Gene:

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , Protein tissue co-expression partners and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for FAM178B Gene

Orthologs for FAM178B Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for FAM178B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia FAM178B 34
  • 78.99 (n)
  • 68.17 (a)
FAM178B 35
  • 66 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia FAM178B 34
  • 79.88 (n)
  • 73.47 (a)
FAM178B 35
  • 69 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Fam178b 34
  • 77.95 (n)
  • 72.47 (a)
Fam178b 16
Fam178b 35
  • 70 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia FAM178B 34
  • 98.83 (n)
  • 98.62 (a)
FAM178B 35
  • 78 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Fam178b 34
  • 72.3 (n)
  • 66.9 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia FAM178B 35
  • 40 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia FAM178B 35
  • 10 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves FAM178B 34
  • 54.41 (n)
  • 40.48 (a)
FAM178B 35
  • 25 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia FAM178B 35
  • 40 (a)
Species where no ortholog for FAM178B 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)
  • 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 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 FAM178B Gene

Gene Tree for FAM178B (if available)
Gene Tree for FAM178B (if available)

Paralogs for FAM178B Gene

Paralogs for FAM178B Gene Pseudogenes for FAM178B Gene

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Variants for FAM178B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for FAM178B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs34013660 - 96,877,964(-) TGCAC(C/T)GCACC downstream-variant-500B, reference, missense
rs1257007 -- 96,969,577(-) CTTGT(C/T)GGTGT intron-variant
rs1257008 -- 96,968,935(-) CCGGT(C/T)AGGAC intron-variant
rs1257009 -- 96,968,469(-) GAGGG(A/G)CCAGA intron-variant
rs1257010 -- 96,968,077(-) AATCC(G/T)AGTGC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for FAM178B Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv607e201 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2759077 CNV gain+loss 17122850
esv32727 CNV gain+loss 17666407
esv3425717 CNV duplication 20981092
esv5003 OTHER complex 18987735
nsv1072425 CNV deletion 25765185
nsv1135873 CNV deletion 24896259
nsv512773 CNV insertion 21212237
nsv526313 CNV loss 19592680
nsv582497 CNV loss 21841781
nsv582498 CNV loss 21841781

Variation tolerance for FAM178B Gene

Gene Damage Index Score: 6.11; 75.48% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for FAM178B Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM178B Gene

Disorders for FAM178B Gene

Relevant External Links for FAM178B

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for FAM178B Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for FAM178B Gene

Publications for FAM178B Gene

  1. Cloning and functional analysis of cDNAs with open reading frames for 300 previously undefined genes expressed in CD34+ hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells. (PMID: 11042152) Zhang Q.-H. … Chen Z. (Genome Res. 2000) 2 3 4 65
  2. Genome-scale RNAi screen for host factors required for HIV replication. (PMID: 18976975) Zhou H. … Espeseth A.S. (Cell Host Microbe 2008) 3 65
  3. Diversification of transcriptional modulation: large-scale identification and characterization of putative alternative promoters of human genes. (PMID: 16344560) Kimura K. … Sugano S. (Genome Res. 2006) 3 65
  4. A human protein-protein interaction network: a resource for annotating the proteome. (PMID: 16169070) Stelzl U. … Wanker E.E. (Cell 2005) 3 65
  5. Generation and annotation of the DNA sequences of human chromosomes 2 and 4. (PMID: 15815621) Hillier L.W. … Wilson R.K. (Nature 2005) 4 65

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